Alex/October

A hopeless man places a bizarre classified but his plan to kill himself takes a turn when curiosity drives an aimless young girl to answer.

An Independent Feature Film
by OGM Productions
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Synopsis

Living another lonely Chicago winter, Alex (Brad Hunt) reaches the end of his rope and decides life is not worth living. After several failed suicide attempts, he resorts to drastic measures by placing an ad to have someone do it for him.

October (Tara Shayne), is on her own downward spiral with her best friend, Josh (Ethan Cutkosky). As fate would have it, their lives collide when October answers Alex's ad.

Alex quickly realizes he made a big mistake when October forces herself into his life and several days change everything.

 
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Next Screening: La Femme International Film Festival

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About OGM Productions

Originally names after a personal hero, One Good Man is on a mission to use content creation to share genuine stories about genuine people.

 

Meet the Team

JOSH HOPE (Writer/Director)

Josh, a native of Waynoka, Oklahoma got his start working on several popular network television shows (American Idol, The Biggest Loser, The Jerry Springer Show).  He has written, directed and produced a number of independent films including the feature films, The Life and Death of an Unhappily Married Man and Wild Blue, which have now won over 50 awards on the film festival circuit for Best Film, Best Screenplay and Best Director.  

 

Josh is the Founder of the Twister Alley Film Festival in Woodward, OK and Chicago’s Windy City Film Festival.  He also currently serves as the Programming Director for the Gig Harbor Film Festival outside Seattle, WA.  All 3 festivals are currently ranked on FilmFreeway’s Top 100 Best Reviewed Film Festivals.

 

LISA J FREBERG (PRODUCER/EP)

 

Lisa J Freberg is the co-founder of One Good Man Productions, based in Los Angeles, CA. She is a former Dreamworks executive, having overseen development and production of branded content for franchises including How To Train Your Dragon, Guardians, Kung Fu Panda, Shrek Franchise, and Trolls. She also produced Penguins of Madagascar Got Your 6 - a short featuring FLOTUS Michelle Obama.

 

She is the recipient of Women-In-Film Finishing Fund for her feature documentary, The Scarlet Bond. In 2019, she lead the development and production of six digital series including, Adulting with Richard Sherman. She is currently developing several unscripted and scripted series, including adaptations of two award winning novels by D.B. Jackson. 

TARA SHAYNE (PRODUCER)

 

Tara Shayne grew up in Carefree, AZ, granddaughter of professional Chicago based big band singer Magdaline Robson. She discovered the arts listening to her grandmother and performed in her first play at the age of five..

After graduating high school at 16 Tara moved to Los Angeles to pursue career in acting. She has appeared in national commercials and on hit shows such as Grey’s Anatomy and Criminal Minds..

 

Alex/October is the first feature she has produced. She is beyond thrilled to have had the opportunity to make this film with Lisa J Freberg, OGM Productions and Josh Hope and have it premier at The Chinese Theaters in Los Angeles! 

YASH KHANNA (CINEMATOGRAPHER)

 

Yash Khanna is an award winning Director of Photography based in Los Angeles.

Mr Khanna's narrative work has won awards and nominations at prestigious film festivals around the world. His work Exit and It's Not a Game were both official selections at the Cannes Film Festivals short film corner.

 

Mr Khanna has a very diverse educational background, which includes studying cinematography at the University of California, Los Angeles, the New York film Academy, and at the Vikshi Institute for Cinematic techniques in Mumbai.

AL KAMALIZAD (EDITOR)

 

Al Kamalizad is a visual artist who moves fluidly between media.

 

Aside from personal storytelling experiments that mix documentary and fiction, he’s worked in documentary and scripted filmmaking, animation, journalism, photography, illustration, and graphic design.

 

He was born in Iran and is based in Los Angeles.

ROGER NEILL (COMPOSER)

 

Roger Neill is an American composer, arranger, orchestrator, conductor, guitarist and educator. He is best known for his scores for the films 20th Century Women, Don’t Think Twice, and Beginners.

 

A graduate of the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music, Roger also holds a Ph.D in music from Harvard University.

Neill scored the Fox primetime animated sitcom King of the Hill beginning in 1997, and was the series’ primary composer for its thirteen season run. In 1998, he was presented with a BMI TV Music Award for his score work.

Roger Neill lives in Los Angeles, California.