The Ventriloquist – Benjamin Leavitt

It’s always great when more established people in the film-industry give new talent a chance to show their skills. This time actor Kevin Spacey and producer Dana Brunetti (The Social Network) started the Jameson First Shot. Directors could send in a 7-page script, and eventually three of them would get the chance to shoot the short film. With Spacey in the leading role that is! All three films are pretty good, but of course we want to show you the best one! Benjamin Leavitt from the USA came up with a story about a man and his wooden puppet who leads a life of his own. Can’t go wrong with that! If you’re also interested in the other shorts, there is the Russian The Envelope and the South African Spirit of a Denture.