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“The Woo” by David Howe

Following a breakup, a introverted pot dealer becomes addicted to a virtual reality avatar of his ex-girlfriend while the building he lives in mysteriously refuses to let him leave.

THE WOO is a story about isolation, dependence, and obsession that blurs the line between virtual and reality. Felix is an introverted pot dealer living alone in The Goodall Wooten; a decaying, claustrophobic high-rise. Following a breakup, Felix becomes addicted to a virtual reality avatar of his ex-girlfriend Dani, who has moved just down the hall. While the world carries on around him, Felix feels trapped in his own mind, all while the building mysteriously refuses to let him leave.

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Written and Directed by
David Howe

Wyatt Tall

Bloom Davis
Brian Beavers
David Howe
Andrew Ryder
Gideon De Villiers
Leslie Curtice
Nate Bell
Jeremy Franklin
Robert Traylor
Lauren Williams
Amir Zamen

Director of Photography
Gideon De Villiers

First Assistant Camera
Justin Howe

Sound Recording and Mixing
Schuyler Hupp

Set Design and Prop Master
Nate Bell

Production Assistant
Leslie Curtice

David Howe

Original Score
Samuel Green

Justin Howe

Sound Design
David Howe and Schuyler Hupp

Visual Effects
Travis Benn
Additional Dialogue Recording
Roxy Castillo

Story Consultant
Christina Parrish

Artwork by
Payton Lower

Executive Producer
David Bukstein

Produced by
David Howe and Gideon De Villiers

Associate Producers
Ray Prunty
Michael Howe
Joe Bates
Charles Martin

“Les Folies Francaises”
Performed by Matmos
Written by Francois Couperin

“Etude, Op. 25, No. 1”
Performed by Vladimir Horowitz
Written by Frederick Chopin

Special Thanks
Alex Ingraham Lee Eddy Regina Melo
Arielle Laguette Sylvia Payne Sofia Abreu
Benjamin Schalk Amir Zamen Samantha Stepp
Gramps The Vamp Anna Whitney Jordan Garcia
Jill Bostur Baylor Estes Mark Nelson
Jono Foley Caitlin Lundin Aaron Walther
Julie Swec Clark Reed Sammi Frye
Kayce Kuntz Daniella Mason Sampson Simpson
Leif Steenson Evan Smith Erin Michelle Allen
Ravi Morbia Jacob Villanueva Mehgan Hart
Korey Pereira Jeff Whitaker Cassie Gerber
Monica Kelly Jennifer Pelzer Julian Ludwig
Robert Segovia Korey Conley Travis Hicks
Steph Beasley Yamina Khouane Kavid Singh
Mike & Julie Howe Lindsey Moringy Mark Carpenter
Becky Rodriguez Graham Duncan Houndstooth Studio
The New Movement Roxanne Wisniewski Joy Gohring
Bao Truong Harrison Atkins Sean Minns
The Goodall Wooten Chloe Lepaule Alexander Boulgakov

Filmed on location in
Austin, Texas

2016 Monolith Fiji Productions

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