Austin Comedy Short Film Festival
Fall 2017 Official Selection
- Film Title: "My Friend D-Rone" Web Series Pilot
- Director: Jack Martin
- Producer: Rebecca Dyole
- Writer: Evan McGahey
- Editor: Adam Billingham
- Runtime: 25 min 44 sec
- Category: Comedy Short Film
- Tagline: "A socially awkward techie's perfectly mundane life gets flipped upside down when a sentient, sassy drone arrives in the mail."
- Review: "My Friend D-Rone" takes you on a ride...literally!! With loads of laugh out loud and amazing aerial drone footage. We're sure this film will be as fun for the audience as it was for our judges."
My Friend D-Rone Synopsis
"When we set out to make My Friend D-Rone in downtown LA, the permitting bodies of the City of Angels had no idea how to handle us. Drones were just hitting the legal scene and many laws for drone shots - let alone shots OF drones - had not yet even been put in place. We ended up working with a drone operator who was familiar enough with the pilot licensing process that we made the shoot happen - but not before setting a new precedent between USC and FilmLA for how to handle drone shoots in the future."