Fly on Out

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Short film from United States, 6 minutes

Screens Friday, February 27, 2015
Screening Block 3: 8pm-11:15pm

Directed by Robert Kolodny
Produced by Bennett Elliott

Fly on Out dives through vibrant the streets of Bed-Stuy Brooklyn as it follows 11 year old Dayvon as he is chased across the urban landscape after stealing a pigeon from two older boys. This highly stylized film is shot beautifully on the world famous Phantom High Speed Camera, creating a lush tapestry of real New York City characters and the gritty streets they tread upon. Most of the actors in Fly on Out are non-professionals who live in the Bed-Stuy Brooklyn neighborhood where filming took place.

About the Director

Writer/Director Robert Kolodny is an Emmy® Award winning filmmaker. His work has screened at the Cannes Film Festival and has been featured on Adult Swim, Indiewire, Adweek, Fast Company and Esquire Magazine. He is the founder and Creative Director of the Brooklyn-Based Production Company House of Nod. Kolodny possesses an extensive knowledge of film history and technique. He holds a BFA from the School of Visual Arts. His work can be seen on


2014 HBO/BET Urbanworld Film Festival – Audience Choice Award
2014 AbelCine/Vision Research Miro High-Speed Challenge – Grand Prize


About Winter Film Awards

Winter Film Awards (WFA) is a volunteer-run and operated celebration of the diversity of local and international film-making. Our Mission is to recognize excellence in cinema and to promote learning and artistic expression for people at all stages of their artistic careers with a focus on nurturing emerging filmmakers and helping them gain recognition and contacts to break into this difficult industry. We pride ourselves on our diverse collection of Festival selections, allowing our audience to enjoy films they normally wouldn’t think to seek out. WFA is a minority- and women-owned registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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