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Playtime | Comedy/Horror Short Film
JBo Film

Playtime | Comedy/Horror Short Film

One kid turns the tables on a masked robber and frightened babysitter after waking from her nap.

Written and Directed by Joshua Bowen

Starring Jawanza Smith, Destiny Bowen, Liam Gainer, and Kyle Berman


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*Runner Up* - Audience Choice Award - Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival, 2018

*Nominee* - Best Student Short Film - Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival, 2018

*Official Selection* - Melrose Professional Film Festival, 2018

*Official Selection* - Gasparilla International Film Festival, 2018

*Official Selection* - Boynton Beach Film Festival, 2018

*Official Selection* - All American High School Film Festival, 2018

*Official Selection* - Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival, 2018


Launching my passion for directing, "Playtime" emerged!

Originally, this debut short was written as a serious horror, with twists and suspenseful turns. However, once production began, it was very clear any short with a five-year-old antagonist could only be a comedy horror.

Without the efforts of many classmates, "Playtime" could not have been completed. I'm very excited to work with these amazing filmmakers again and create more adventurous stories.


Enjoy the film and remember, try not to..."scream."

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