Los Angeles Premiere
Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 12:00pm
When high school cheerleader, Laurie, is asked out by the dreamy quarterback, her budding physical attraction is plagued by a grisly manifestation of her own bodily insecurities. As the threat of intimacy closes in, Laurie is pushed headlong into a self-destructive nightmare.
Paula Andrea Gonzalez
Jake Hammond & Nicola Newton
Isadora Leiva, Pablo Gonzalez, Isabella Groff, Julie Moss, Luke Evans
About the Director
Jake Hammond is a recent graduate of the undergrad program at Florida State University's College of Motion Picture Arts. He has always been drawn to the little things in life that make us scared out of our minds. Throughout public schooling, he obsessed over films involving satanic children, child-eating grizzly bears, and masked murderers stabbing babysitters. To many of his peers, this was something that needed psychological attention. But to him, these films helped instill an immense passion. He began to make his own projects in high school and hasn't stopped since. 'Pigskin' is he and his collaborator Nicola Newton's (the cinematographer and co-writer) student thesis film. Jake currently resides in Los Angeles, using his childhood inspirations to furt...read more