For Madmen Only

For Madmen Only

Comedy guru Del Close, mentor to everyone from Bill Murray to Tina Fey, sets out to write his autobiography for D.C. Comics. As he leads us through sewers, mental wards, and his peculiar talent for making everyone famous but himself, Close emerges as a personification of the creative impulse itself. He's a muse with BO and dirty needles, offering transcendence despite (or because of) the trail of wreckage behind him.

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Director

Heather Ross

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Credits

Director: Heather Ross
Executive Producer: Charlotte Matityahu, Eldad Matityahu
Producer: Jennifer Pike, Adam Samuel Goldman, Helen Hood Scheer
Screenwriter: Heather Ross, Adam Samuel Goldman
Cinematographer: Steven Poster
Editor: George Mandl, Tova Goodman, Sean Jarrett
Production Designer: Christy McIrwin
Sound Designer: John Chamberlin
Music: Jacques Brautbar
Principal Cast: James Urbaniak, Patton Oswalt, Bob Odenkirk, Matt Walsh, Lennon Parham, Lauren Lapkus, Jason Mantzoukas, Adam McKay, Jason Sudeikis, George Wendt
Additional Credits: Interview DP: Simon Fanthorpe, Animator: Kendra Morris, Consulting Editor: Joe Beshenkovsky

Contact

Public Film Contact
Heather Ross
Sincerely Films
heatherdross@gmail.com
310-266-3987
Publicity Contact
Vince Johnson
Vjohnson@tcdm-associates.com
213-624-7827
Sales Agent
Pending
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2020
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Documentary, Experimental, Hybrid
Screening Category: Documentary Feature
Country: United States
Language: English
Runtime: 90 mins