Former Things - Trailer

A travel-worn survivor returns to his childhood home.

Official Selection:
2014 Maryland Film Festival
2014 Athens Int. Film + Video Festival *Academy qualifying
2014 Fantasia International Film Festival
2014  Aesthetica Short Film Festival *BAFTA qualifying

The Golden Record - Official Trailer

A soon-to-be father contemplates what to get his 90-year-old grandmother for her birthday.

A GOOD FISH - Trailer #1

Left with nothing by their recently deceased father, two aimless brothers head home to face his funeral.

Official Festival Selections:

2014 Bushwick Film Festival

2014 Coney Island Film Festival

Writer & Director: Nicholas Payne Santos
Producers: Adam R. Brown & Matthew John Lawrence
Director of Photography: Kyle I. Kelley
Score: Holland Patent Public Library
Sound Design: Jordan Eusebio
Sound Recordist: Greg Dunbar
Gaffer: Michael Sutter
Makeup Artist: Shondell Baijoo

Joe Pera
Charles Parker Newton
Preston Simpson
Robert Zappacosta
Susan Paris
Bob Haskell
Joseph Santos
John Flynn
Ambrose Jearld
Edward Orciuch
Shefali Singh


HPPL - As You Are Now (Music Video)

Writer / Director / Editor: Nicholas Payne Santos
Director of Photography / Colorist: Kyle. I. Kelley
Assistant Director: Joe Pera
Assistant Camera: Nathan Breton
Production Assistant: Annie Levers

Cast (In Order of Appearance)
Tomas Delgado
Joe Pera
Ryan Dann
Alissa Bourne
Charles Parker Newton
Brian Carroll
Dan Licata

Concept by Nicholas Payne Santos, Kyle I. Kelley, & Joe Pera
Produced by BullMoose Pictures


The story of a boy who walks the line between imagination and reality.


Audience Award at the 2013 HollyShorts Film Festival
Winner of Best Short-Short at the 2013 Festivus Film Festival
Winner of Best Short Film at the 2013 Suffolk Film Festival (UK)

Official Festival Selections:
2013 Indie Memphis Film Festival
2013 Tallgrass Film Festival
2013 DC Shorts Film Festival
2013 Boston Underground Film Festival
2013 San Francisco Independent Film Festival
2013 Toronto Independent Film Festival
2013 Philadelphia Independent Film Festival
2013 Massachusetts Independent Film Festival (4 Award Nominations)
2013 Cluj International Short Film Festival (Romania)
2013 Maryland International Film Festival
2013 Williamsburg International Film Festival
2013 Bushwick Film Festival

Writer & Director: Nicholas Santos (
Producer: Alison Walter (
Director of Photography: Kyle I. Kelley (

Twitter: @WorldsWeCreated

The Perfect Week - Trailer (Web-Series)

Somewhere within the hustle and bustle of New York City, Nathan and Joe take things at a slower pace.  Whether they're going on quadruple dates or relearning how to smile, these two gentlemen are continuously processing the odd and ordinary details of live.  Created by and starring comedians Nathan Min and Joe Pera, the series is hosted on the JASH Youtube channel.

View all the episodes HERE.