Dad Joke

Talent Showcase 2019
  • Scheme: BFI NETWORK Short Film Fund
  • tags: Drama/Scripted
  • People: David Abramsky, Poppy Ashton

Dad Joke Video

Film Information

  • Year of commission: 2018
  • Year of release: 2019

Credits

  • Director: David Abramsky
  • Producer: Poppy Ashton
  • Writer: Joshua Robertson

A disabled standup comedian performs his make-or-break gig on the night his first child is born.

A brilliantly tense and relentless 16 minutes of humour, happiness and fear.

James Maitre, Directors' Notes

Incredible...It's very rare that you see something so well-crafted

Jim Cummings, Thunder Road

Release Information

OFFICIAL SELECTION - BFI LONDON FILM FESTIVAL 2019
NOMINATED - Best British Short - LONDON SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, 2020
OFFICIAL SELECTION - ATHENS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, 2020

Production company/ies: David Abramsky

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