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The Wake-Up Call
Winner of Best Animation
“A crafted noir parable worthy of Rod Serling, pulsing with atmospheric framing and lighting, achieved through masterfully rendered imagery.” – F3 Film Magazine
The Wake-Up Call  USA  Animation
The story of a rich man in crisis, tumbled down the rabbit hole of reevaluating his life.
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James Kahn
Director Bio :
James Kahn, an emergency room physician, wrote the novelizations of Return of the Jedi, Poltergeist, and The Goonies, among others, then went on to become writer-producer on Melrose Place and Star Trek: Voyager. He's also produced an award-winning feature film, The Bet, and several CDs of Americana music. This is his first animated film.
Director Statement :
This was really fun to do. Incredible gratitude to my animator, Sebastian Kesiak, who made my visions manifest.