A Newport Beach Film Fest Projectionist Tells His Daughter a Bedtime Tale

RPA Spot Celebrates '15 Years Under the Influence'

Published on Mar 31, 2014

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Last year, RPA and the Newport Beach Film Festival gave us serious shudders with "Mandible," a grotesque and gory spot to promote the film festival.

This year, the agency returns to mark the 15th year of the fest, with a spot that uses the perspective of the festival's projectionist, who has seen every single movie shown in the last 15 years. "Bedtime Story" features the projectionist starting to tell a regular ole bedtime tale to his daughter, until he veers off into really not-okay-for-kids territory, re-enacting scenes and references from "Fargo," "Memento," "Her," and more. Tool's Tom Routson directs.

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Mar 31, 2014
Newport Beach Film Festival
Joe Baratelli
Pat Mendelson
Scott McDonald
Kirk Williams
Eric Haugen
SVP/Chief Production Officer:
Gary Paticoff
VP/Executive Producer:
Selena Pizarro
Agency Assistant Producer:
Grace Wanggency
Assistant Producer:
Grace Wang
Tool of North America
Tom Routson
Director of Photography:
David Myrick
Managing Director:
Live Action
Executive Producer:
Oliver Fuselier
Head of Production:
Amy DeLossa
Line Producer:
Joby Ochsner
Production Supervisor:
Geno Imbriale
Production Designer:
Tom Wilkins
ASG Casting
Casting Director:
Arlene Schuster-Goss
Casting Director:
Justin Radley
Actors' Projectionist:
David Theune
Projectionist's Daughter:
Jessica Brown
Editorial Company:
Cut + Run
Lucas Eskin
Assistant Editor:
Christopher Kasper
Managing Director:
Michelle Eskin
Executive Producer:
Carr Schilling
Senior Producer:
Amburr Farls
Online Producer:
Liz Lydecker
Creative Director:
David Parker
Flame Assist:
Jorge Tanaka
TItle Design:
Creative Director:
PJ Richardson
Creative Director:
Anthony Liu
Executive Producer:
Michael Bennett
Kirsten Collabolletta
Color Services:
Company 3
Beau Leon
Executive Producer:
Rhubie Jovanov
Color Producer:
Liza Kerlin
Music Company:
In the Groove
Partner/Executive Producer:
Darren Drew
Music Supervisor:
Becky Shaheen
Thin Sunlight
Crimes Writer:
Andrew Jansen
Crimes Writer:
Luke Friedrich
Crimes Writer:
Hannah Fraser
Crimes Writer:
Reese Hagy
Audio Post Company:
Margarita Mix Santa Monica
Audio Post Mixer:
Paul Hurtubise
Executive Producer:
Whitney Warren
Audio Post Coordinator:
Brian Frank

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