An origin story, of sorts—LIGHTNINGFACE stars Oscar Isaac as Basil Stitt, who in the aftermath of an inexplicable incident, decides to sequester himself inside his apartment, setting the stage for a profound transformation.

Written and Directed by Brian Petsos
Produced by Brian Petsos, Cary Flaum, Milos S. Silber, Todd Wiseman Jr.
Line Producer Eddy Vallante
Director of Photography Daniel Katz
Edited by Bryan Gaynor

2016 Brooklyn Film Festival
2016 Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia
2016 Palm Springs International ShortFest
2016 Marfa Film Festival
2016 Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival - Vortex Grand Prize WINNER
2016 Filmfestival Kitzbüehel - Best Short Film WINNER
2016 Milwaukee Film Festival
2016 BFI London Film Festival
2016 Tacoma Film Festival
2016 New Hampshire Film Festival
2016 New Orleans Film Festival
2016 Nitehawk Shorts Festival
2016 Denver International Film Festival
2017 Omaha Film Festival
2017 Atlanta Film Festival
2017 Nashville Film Festival
2017 Newport Beach International Film Festival
2017 Montclair Film Festival
2017 Oxford International Film Festival

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