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2017 Seattle Asian American Film Festival


Directed by Mickey Finnegan

Shorts / United States / 2016 / Drama / 26 mins


Alex, a complex and introverted teenager with a interest in gaming, finds himself at odds with his grandmother when he receives news of his mother’s passing. The two don’t see eye to eye on how to handle the situation, and their relationship worsens when Alex seeks out opportunities in competitive gaming, eSports.

Director's Bio

Mickey Finnegan is a Writer/Director known for his work with Cee Lo Green, Miley Cyrus, R.Kelly, Lil Jon, Soulja Boy, Far East Movement, X-Factor, Dancing With the Stars, Dish, Pepsi, Intel, GSN, HGTV, FOX, ABC, and Kia among many others.

Mickey of Filipino and Irish descent. He graduated from the University of Southern California Cinema Television school and currently resides in Los Angeles.

Mickey’s success as a director has led him to video nominations from The People’s Choice Awards, MTV VMA’s, American Music Awards and The Much Music Awards in which his video for LMFAO’s “Sexy And I Know It” won International Video of the Year. His commercial spots for Scream Queen’s was nominated for Promax’s Best Commercial Campaign. His works on Youtube have over 2 billion views.

Mickey’s first feature screenplay was optioned by WWE Studios, and he is a member of the Director’s Guild of America.