Love in the Time of March Madness

Shorts in Competition: Narrative

World Premiere

USA, Australia | 9 MINUTES

LOVE IN THE TIME OF MARCH MADNESS

Female Director(s), Comedy, Sports, Animation, Romantic Comedy, Relationships, Female Screenwriter(s)

A story about the hilarious and awkward misadventures of a 6’4’’ tall woman who is a star on the basketball court but struggles to find true love. This animated “tall short” about embracing difference is certain to disarm and delight.

Screening in Shorts Program: Moral Fibers


CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Robertino Zambrano and Melissa Johnson

Melissa Johnson is best known for her award-winning feature documentary, No Look Pass, about a Burmese lesbian basketball star. She has written essays for The New York Times, Salon.com, Boston Herald and more, including the inspiration for Love in the Time of March Madness that smashed traffic records for Salon.com.

Raised and educated in Sydney, Robertino Zambrano has worked in motion graphics, film, illustration, visual effects, and digital advertising in Australia and the U.S. He has directed moving-image projects for clients including Nike, Coca-Cola, Google, TED, and Beats By Dr. Dre, receiving multiple industry awards.
Director
Melissa Johnson and Robertino Zambrano
Screenwriter
Melissa Johnson
Producer
Melissa Johnson and Robertino Zambrano
Cinematographer
Robertino Zambrano (animation not cinematography)
Executive Producer
Melissa Johnson and Robertino Zambrano
Composer
Albert Behar
Cast
Voice Over by Melissa JohnsonCast = n/a (as this is an animated film)

CONTACTS

Press Contact
Melissa Johnson
High Hip Productions
Venice, 90291
Phone: 347 804 4405
melissa.johnson@mac.com
International Sales Contact
Robertino Zambrano
KAPWA Studioworks
Cherrybrook NSW, 2126
Phone: +61413748440
robertino.zambrano@gmail.com
US Sales Contact
Melissa Johnson
High Hip Productions
Venice, 90291
Phone: 347 804 4405
melissa.johnson@mac.com
Print Source
Robertino Zambrano
KAPWA Studioworks
Cherrybrook NSW, 2126
Phone: +61413748440
robertino.zambrano@gmail.com