Dale's House

Dale's House

Ben and Nilly, estranged best friends who haven't spoken since they had a falling out 3 years ago, are shocked to discover they both independently answered the same house sitting ad for some guy named Dale, who neither of them know. We meet eccentric neighbor, Dana, who forces them to read an inscription before entering about all their dreams coming true, whatever that means. As they settle in, it's clear there’s something off about this house: Dale is MIA, there’s an organic liquid leaking from the vents, and there may be a unicorn squatting in the backyard. After a threatening call and intruder scare, they decide to spend the night anyway because they’re broke and have nowhere else to go.

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Showrunner: Julie Lake
Directors: Kat Whalen, Matt Kirsch & Julie Lake - Writer/Creators
Producer: Matt Kirsch, Julie Lake, Dana Fares
Screenwriter: Matt Kirsch and Julie Lake
Cinematographer: Ben Rutkowski
Editor: Kat Whalen
Production Designer: Heejin Suh
Sound Designer: Andres Acosta
Music: Gabriel Bolanos
Principal Cast: Julie Lake, Matt Kirsch, Sandi McCree, Jeff Cahn
Additional Credits: Assistant Director: John Parlante, Production Assistant: Alexander Crow, Gaffer: Hiram Borges, 1st AC: Torin Bradshaw, 1st AC: Theo Sturtz, Key Grip: Nate Thompson, Key Grip: Rob Padilla, Key Grip: Andrew Henloe, Hair & Make-Up: Nicole Konovaloff


Public Film Contact
Matthew Kirsch
Cherry Lake Productions
Publicity Contact
Dennis Gonzalez
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2020
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Comedy, Horror, LGBTQ, Mystery
Screening Section: Episodic Pilot Competition
Screening Category: Episodic
Country: United States
Language: English
Runtime: 21 mins