Projects: shorty


General Information

Year: 2000 • Format: 16mm, Color • Running Time: 27:30
Shooting Location: New York, NY

In a neighborhood of players, his best move is the only one that matters.

A classic tale with an urban twist: Cyrano de Bergerac meets 125th Street in this romantic comedy set in Harlem, New York.

Directed by Jon Chang, "shorty" stars Andre Canty as Russell, the modern urban Cyrano afflicted by his lack of height. Michele Persley portrays the beautiful Venus and Frank Mayers plays the lovably crude Eric. "shorty" has screened at several film festivals in North America and has received various awards, including the HBO Short Film Award at the Acapulco Black Film Festival.

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"shorty" Feature-length Screenplay

A feature-length screenplay of shorty is available to industry professionals, by request.

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