Commercial director releases first feature film

(Fambly is Anderson’s first short film)

Multidisciplinary director Alex Anderson has made his feature debut with the release of FAMBLY, a character-driven live action film, which is both darkly dramatic and comedic, with hints of magical realism.

The film was shot and directed pre-pandemic by Anderson, from his own script, with a mixed cast of 20 first-time film actors and non-actors and finished and released during quarantine.

The film’s story revolves around a quirky young family torn asunder after the big brother is tormented by a neighborhood girl. The mom attempts to put an end to the bullying by following the girl home to speak with her mother. The ensuing family fallout involves finger pointing, unrequited love and a young son who runs away from home with his much-maligned cat. Watch the teaser below:

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“We set out to make something fun, poetic and simple that the audience could enjoy in one sitting,” said Anderson. “The pacing is fast and plays as a stream of consciousness experience. A flowing dream. We worked to craft, extend, and protect for a lyrical feeling.”

Alex Anderson

Anderson is an accomplished commercial writer/director/producer who has created content for clients such as Apple, AT&T, Coca-Cola, Ford, Frito-Lay, Foster Farms, Google, Hyundai, In-N-Out, KFC, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Nike, Nintendo, Nissan, P&G, Smashbox Cosmetics, Subaru, Taco Bell, Target, Toyota, Under Armour and Walmart.

The film was shot in Chesaning, Michigan and produced by Anderson’s longtime friend and creative colleague, Reza Rasoli.

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FAMBLY is streaming on major online platforms via