To Be John Woo

On set of To Be John Woo directing actors Brett Parker (left) and Todd Poudrier (right)

On set of To Be John Woo directing actors Brett Parker (left) and Todd Poudrier (right)

Synopsis

Tyler Deacons often dreams of being like his favorite Hong Kong action movie heroes. One day, when he unravels some secrets about the video store he works at, that dream comes true.

Crew

Director / Writer Eric Green

Producers Eric Green, Matthew Nerney, and David Pereira

Director of Photography Tim Cornwall

Editor Mark Gallant and Eric Green

Sound Designer John Paul Blanchette

Cast

Brett Parker as Tyler Deacons

Todd Brendan Poudrier as Liam Anderson

Stephen Stapinski as Mr. Sezwick

Sheila Daley as Debi

Jeri Suh as the Man in Trenchcoat

Eric Green as Greg

Screenings

New Hampshire Film Expo

(9/15/2001) Main Theater, Adams Memorial Opera House in Derry, NH

Screened as a work-in-progress teaser in the comedy shorts/trailers

F4: Free Film Festival Fitchburg

(3/8/2002) Ellis White Lecture Hall, Fitchburg State College in Fitchburg, MA

Official Selection

Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films

(8/6-12/2002) in Palm Springs, CA

Market Selection

University of New Hampshire

(9/20/2002) UNH in Manchester, NH

Films in the Mill Series

New Hampshire Film Expo

(10/13/2002) Green Room, Adams Memorial Opera House in Derry, NH

Official Selection

Marco Island Film Festival

(10/24/2002) Art League of Marco Island in Marco Island, FL

Official Student Film Selection

San Antonio Underground Film Festival

(6/22/2003) Alameda Theater in San Antonio, TX

Official Selection

2004 International Festival of Cinema and Technology's World Tour

(2/8/2004) Loews Universal Cineplex at Citywalk in Orlando, FL

Official Selection

2004 International Festival of Cinema and Technology's World Tour

(4/12/2004) Innis Town Hall, University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario, CANADA

Official Selection

2004 International Festival of Cinema and Technology's World Tour

(5/29/2004) Metro Arts in Brisbane, Queensland, AUSTRALIA

Official Selection

2004 International Festival of Cinema and Technology's World Tour
(6/21/2004) Awards Announced
TBJW named Honorable Mention for Best Student Short

Stranglehold's True To John Woo Short Film Contest
(6/2007) Online Competition
2.5 minute version

Revver
(Fall 2007) Streamed Online

Vimeo
(4/2015) Streaming Online