• Ex Disposer

    Directed by Daniel Ferrer
    USA | 18 minutes |

Ex Disposer follows Andy, the destructively neurotic former drummer for New Jersey hardcore outfit Disposer, who discovers his old band is returning home after a cross-country tour. Nostalgic for his days behind the kit, Andy attempts to reunite with his bandmates. But first, he must confront the bad blood that was shed during his split from the group.

In competition for Best Student U.S. Short

film synopsis

film details

Director: Daniel Ferrer
Producers: Amelia Spitler
Screenwriter: Daniel Ferrer
Cinematographers: Joshua Echevarria
Editor: Sam Mitchell
Music: Ryan Yobs
Cast: Jack DiFalco, Kumasi Hopkins, Jen Taher, Michael J. Burg, Joshua Torgerson, David LaMorte, Ryan Yobs
Country: USA
Language: English
Year: 2019
Running Time: 18 minutes
Awards: Best Actor – First Place, NYWIFT Online Shorts Festival; Best Social Awareness – Second Place, NYWIFT Online Shorts Festival
Contact Email: info@ameliaspitler.com
Website: https://exdisposer.wordpress.com/

director biography

Daniel Ferrer is a writer and director based in Northern New Jersey. As a lifelong lover of films, Daniel pursued filmmaking at Montclair State University. An open book on his struggle with clinical depression and anxiety, his body of work is often punctuated with stories and characters dealing with the conditions. Ex Disposer, his debut passion project made possible in collaboration with filmmaking partner and producer Amelia Spitler, is his most ambitious and personal film to date. When not writing or directing, he works in film education with Montclair Film.

2020 ShortFest Archive