A Short Film
Wait For Laugh
by Patrick Franklin & Philana Mia
Directed by Patrick Franklin

A short film. When Travis Maurer walks away from a twelve-story fall without a scratch, he begins a journey that has him rethinking everything he once believed about life… and death.

Hollyshorts Film Festival 2018

Friday, August 17th at 9pm
TCL Chinese Theatre | Hollywood, CA

Palm Springs International Shortfest 2018

Friday, June 22nd at 7:30pm
Camelot Theatres | Palm Springs, CA

In June 2018, we were accepted into the Palm Springs International Shortfest, one of the top three film festivals in the world.

Ahead of it’s premiere, we were features on the Palm Springs local nightly news:


The film premiered on Friday, June 22nd at 7:30pm at Camelot Theatres.



Tim Spears, Travis Maurer
Philana Mia, Layla
Pat Shea, Charles Maurer
Amie Lytle, Gretchen Maurer

Artistic Team

Patrick Franklin, Director
Sam Krueger, Director of Photography