THE ASSISTANTS

By Steve MORRIS

HOUSE OF FILM - as SALES All rights, World / DISTR Theatrical, TV, DVD-video, VOD, World

Comedy - Completed 2009

They are the eyes and ears of Hollywood. Every script, every contract, every birthday card passes through their hands. If they ever pooled their resources there’s nothing they couldn’t do.

    • Year of production
    • 2009
    • Genres
    • Comedy, Drama
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 0.6 - 1 M$
    • Duration
    • 99 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Steve MORRIS
    • Producer(s)
    • Karen P MORRIS (The Assistants LLC ), Mykel DENIS (The Assistants LLC ), Steve MORRIS (The Assistants LLC )
    • Synopsis
    • It’s been three years since Jack and his friends graduated from film school. Three years of answering phones, picking up laundry and making sure the boss’s dachshund gets the egg shampoo not the herbal rinse. They were supposed to be making movies by now. Producing, writing, directing.
      Instead they are part of the underclass, the great
      fraternity of wanabees, that are the Hollywood assistants.
      But all that is about to change…
      It begins with a piece of fictitious script coverage they
      wrote up as joke. The coverage falls into the hands of
      Jack’s boss, a megalomaniacal producer, and that’s when the heat starts. Now, every accident is opportunity in
      disguise. How hard would it be to take a piece of phony coverage and turn it into a green lit picture? A few lies?
      A touch of grifting? A little bit of blackmail? It’s not
      really all that different from the way most movies get made.
      There’s only one problem. They’ve spent the last three years complaining about the people who run Hollywood and now, in order to get their film made, they’re about to become everything they despise...
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Jun 01, 2008
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