Competition Narrative Shorts
I Am Not a Moose
DIRECTED BY JESS BRICKMAN
USA, 2011, 15.5 MIN
An out-of-work actor in Los Angeles pays the bills performing at kids’ birthday parties as Monty the Moose. This sad-sack comedy features music by indie faves Grizzly Bear and The Real Tuesday Weld.
Jess Brickman (“I Am Not a Moose”) has worked as a writer in film, television, and theatre. Jess is a graduate of the Yale and Juilliard playwright programs, a recipient of the Lila Acheson Wallace Playwriting fellowship and a LeComte du Nouy Award. “The Five Stages of Grief” and “I Am Not a Moose” mark Jess’s first foray into film directing.