After an unexplained event involving a samurai sword and a rave, two friends frantically try to leave town. A chance encounter with an old family friend puts an unwanted delay on their escape plans.

“The Hiccup” is a short film directed by Community Films‘ Matt Smukler. It won Best Comedy Short Film at the San Diego International Film Festival, was a finalist at Woodstock International Film Festival, a finalist at Soho Rushes Short Film Festival, and winner of the Noccicinema Film Festival Best Foreign Film. It has also played in competition at the Dallas International Film Festival, New York City International Film Festival, LA Comedy Shorts, Hollyshorts, New Orleans Film Festival and the LA Indie Film Festival.

The Hiccup Directed by Matt Smukler Written by Matt Smukler and Rob Chester Smith Producer: Carr Donald Executive Producer: Carl Swan Cinematographer: Tim Hudson Editor: Jim Ulbrich Cast: Rob Chester Smith Eric Normington Carol Mansell Dennis Howard Production Designer: Ron Hellman Costume Designer: Jennifer Johnson Original Music: Stephan Altman Head of Production: Alexandra Chamberlain Production Supervisor: Nick Shandra Production Coordinator: Nessie Anaya First Assistant Director: Scott Harris Second Assistant Director: Mark Robinson Script Supervisor: Kristin Calabrese First Assistant Camera: Bob San Martin Second Assistant Camera: David McDonald Loader: Eliseo Romero On Set Mixer: Dan Kent Boom Operator: Hanna Collins VTR: Ken Perkins Casting Director: Francine Selkirk Assistant Art Director: Diana Kramer Decorator: Analise Hellmann Leadman: Sean Ryan Propmaster: Paul Linkogle Set Dressers: Ethan Jacob, Mikki Mamaril Key Costumer: Emily Virgil Assistant Costumer: Molly Keogh Make Up: Bridget O'Neil Assistant Make Up: Tanya Cookingham Gaffer: Mike Butler BB Grip: Mike Fletcher Electric: Bob King Electric Driver: Hector Castillo Key Grip: Pat Christman BB Grip: Joel Bystrom Grip: Fred Davis Grip Driver: Mark Davies Location Manager: Greg Campeau Camera Arm: Bill Peters Craft Service: Brian Hoenig Set Production Assistants: Stephen Kinney, Guy Buckland, Hercules Goes, Nelson Pena, Michael Tumino, Ethan Jacob Colorist: Sparkle Sound Mixer: Glenn Landrum Storyboards: Joe James

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