What We Do in the Shadows

What We Do in the Shadows

Set in Staten Island, "What We Do in the Shadows" follows four vampires who have been roommates for hundreds and hundreds of years.

The screening will be followed by an extended Q&A with select cast and crew.

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Taika Waititi

Jemaine Clement



Showrunner: Jemaine Clement & Paul Simms
Directors: Taika Waititi, Jemaine Clement
Executive Producer: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Paul Simms, Scott Rudin, Garrett Basch, Eli Bush
Producer: Hartley Gorenstein, Joanne Toll
Screenwriter: Jemaine Clement, Paul Simms
Cinematographer: Christian Sprenger, DJ Stipsen
Editor: Shawn Paper, Yana Gorskaya
Production Designer: Ra Vincent, Kate Bunch
Principal Cast: Matt Berry, Kayvan Novak, Natasia Demetriou, Harvey Guillén, Mark Proksch


Publicity Contact
Susan Kesser
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2019
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Comedy
Screening Section: Episodic Premieres
Screening Category: Episodic
Country: ["Canada", "United States"]
Language: English
Runtime: 60:00 mins