DeKalb Elementary

Inspired by a 911 call placed during a school shooting incident in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • USA
  • 2017, 20 min
  • Director: Reed Van Dyk
  • Director of photography: Jon Peter
  • Editor: Reed Van Dyk
  • Screenplay: Reed Van Dyk
  • Cast: Del Hunter-White, Bob Mitchell, Tarra Riggs, Champagne Powell, Shinelle Azoroh
  • Contacts: Premium Films
  • Producer: Reed Van Dyk, Cory Desrosiers, Christopher Leavins, Enrique Diaz, Morgan Peterson, Ricardo Ramirez

20.1. 18:00 Praha | Světozor - Small Hall
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Reed Van Dyk

Reed Van Dyk

Reed Van Dyk is a Los Angeles based writer/director. His most recent film DEKALB ELEMENTARY won the Grand Prix at the 2017 Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival and a Special Jury Award at the 2017 SXSW Film Festival. The film has played at festivals around the world and been covered in the pages of Sight & Sound Magazine and Filmmaker Magazine. Reed's first short film THE CONSERVATORY won the Student Emmy Award for "Best Comedy" and his follow-up AMATEURCOUPLE premiered in front of Sundance hit OBVIOUS CHILD at the Melbourne International Film Festival. Reed got his start as a kid actor in New York doing Broadway and off-Broadway theatre. He has a BA in Theater Arts from Cornell University and an MFA in Film Directing from UCLA. He will be the recipient of a Princess Grace Award (2017-2018) later this year.