Olympic Dreams

Olympic Dreams

In the highly exclusive Athlete Village at the Olympic Winter Games, Penelope (ALEXI PAPPAS), a young cross-country skier, befriends Ezra (NICK KROLL), a volunteer dentist, after a disappointing finish in her competition. Penelope and Ezra share a special but limited time together.

OLYMPIC DREAMS is the first scripted film shot in an Athlete Village during the Olympic Games. OLYMPIC DREAMS stars Alexi Pappas, Nick Kroll, and real Winter Olympic athletes including Gus Kenworthy. In addition to being an actress and filmmaker, Alexi also competed at the Olympic Games Rio 2016. The entire film was shot by a one-person crew (JEREMY TEICHER) during the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.

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Director

Jeremy Teicher

Credits

Director: Jeremy Teicher
Executive Producer: Greg Groggel, Nicholas Weinstock
Producer: Jeremy Teicher, Alexi Pappas, Nick Kroll, Will Rowbotham, Nora May
Screenwriter: Alexi Pappas, Jeremy Teicher, Nick Kroll
Cinematographer: Jeremy Teicher
Editor: Pete Ohs
Production Designer: Alexi Pappas
Sound Designer: Nathan Ruyle
Music: Annie Hart & Jay Wadley
Principal Cast: Nick Kroll, Alexi Pappas, Gus Kenworthy, Morgan Schild, Jamie Anderson
Additional Credits: Associate Producer: Chinedum Nwaigwe

Contact

Distributor 
Deb McIntosh
dmcintosh@endeavorcontent.com
Public Film Contact
Jeremy & Alexi
Tobias Strikes Again, INC
contactalexipappas@gmail.com
Publicity Contact
Brooke Blumberg
Blumberg@sunshinesachs.com
1-310-246-3390
Sales Agent
Deb McIntosh
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2019
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sports
Screening Section: Narrative Spotlight
Screening Format: Narrative Feature
Country: Korea, Republic of, United States
Language: English
Runtime: 83:00 mins