Competition Narrative Shorts
DIRECTED BY JUSTIN TIPPING
USA, 2011, 21 MIN
EAST COAST PREMIERE
An isolated teenage delinquent and a plucky, early-dementia, nursing home patient form an unlikely bond through graffiti and a taste for adventure.
Justin Tipping (“Nani”) is a recent directing M.F.A. graduate of the prestigious AFI Conservatory, where he wrote and directed several short films before completing his thesis film “Nani.” He was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area to a Filipino mother and a Caucasian father. After receiving his B.A. from the University California Santa Barbara in Film and Media Studies, Justin moved to Los Angeles and began directing and editing music videos and gaining network recognition.