Master Maggie

Friday, September 6 - Thursday, September 12, 2019

MASTER MAGGIE tells the story of a celebrity acting coach (Academy Award® Nominee Lorraine Bracco) who is interrupted by an unknown actor (Neil Jain) begging for her help for a TV audition. What follows is an unexpected journey for the both of them. 

“Twisted” – Entertainment Tonight

“ An excellent, strong, and flawless short film, and you’ll want to watch it a few times over when it’s done.” – Film Threat

“Compelling, Funny and Surprising… Oscar Contender” – Hollywood Life

“Here’s hoping the Bonifacios continue to write imaginative and unconventional screenplays together moving forward, and that their film ends up on the shortlist for the Live Action Short Academy Award.” – Awards Circuit

Winner: Audience Award for Best Narrative Short: 2019 Nantucket Film Festival; Official selections: 2019 Tribeca Film Festival, 2019 HollyShorts Film Festival, 2019 San Jose International Short Film Festival
  • Country USA
  • Running Time 22 minutes
  • Distributor TBD
  • Director Matthew Bonifacio
  • Writer Julianna Gelinas Bonifacio, Matthew Bonifacio
  • Producer Julianna Gelinas Bonifacio, Matthew Bonifacio, Lorraine Bracco (Executive Producer), Kenan Thompson (Executive Producer)
  • Editor Avi Edelman
  • Cinematographer Ben Goelz
  • Cast Lorraine Bracco, Neil Jain, Chris Henry Coffey, Kenan Thompson, Brian Dennehy
  • Accessibility Assistive Listening, T-Coil

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