MULCH was Iridescent Pictures' entry for the 48-Hour Film Project in Louisville, Kentucky (July 17-19, 2009). The movie was required to be a mockumentary and include a three-ring binder, the dialogue "Just tell them Joe sent you!", and a gardener named Bert George. MULCH was directed by Zach Bales, it was written by Zach Bales and Jon Large, and it was produced by Zach Bales, Jason Stogsdill, and Eric Whitson. The film won four awards: BEST FILM, BEST DIRECTING, BEST ACTING, and PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD (GROUP A). The film was shown at Filmapalooza 2010 in Las Vegas, NV.