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Sunday, October 11, 2015

Wendell Riley, Associate Producer of Taking Flight, joined me this morning!


Miss today's show with Wendell Riley? Listen here!

9:00am pst
FILM:
Taking Flight - Director -Brandon Oldenberg was out sick unfortunately, but Wendell Riley, the Associate Producer, took over to chat with me about the film.

CAST: Asher Blinkoff, Kevin Rahm, Ray Wise

SYNOPSIS:
Taking Flight is a short film inspired by the life and heritage of Antonio Pasin, inventor of the Radio Flyer wagon. In this fictional tribute to Pasin’s legacy, what begins as a small boy’s over-scheduled, over supervised, boring day with Grandpa turns into a larger-than-life journey, narrowly escaping wild monkeys and battling aliens to save the universe. Through the power of imagination and epic adventure, a boy learns to be a kid, a father learns to be a dad, and a grandpa reminds all of us what childhood is all about.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR:
Brandon Oldenburg is an award-winning illustrator, designer, sculptor and film director. After co-founding Moonbot Studios in Shreveport, Louisiana, he won an Academy Award® for The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, an animated short film about the curative powers of story.  He has also received an Emmy Award for his directorial work on The Scarecrow, a film and game experience for Chipotle Mexican Grill, which garnered over 14 million views on YouTube. His other recent film projects include an Annie Award nominated short based on Edgar Allan Poe’s poem, The Raven; a Emmy Award winning film collaboration with Dolby Laboratories featuring Mr. Morris Lessmore, Silent and a film adaptation of The Numberlys, a Webby Award winning app and bestselling picture book published by Moonbot Studios.

SCREENINGS:
Friday 10/16/18  7:00 pm - 9:00 PM  (Special Shorts Presentation) @ Regency Directors Cut Cinema in Laguna Niguel

TRAILER:
https://youtu.be/bEaa7fxZe64

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