Last Year

Drama | July 2012

Last Year

July 2012

Directed by: Ryan McDuffie
Running Time: 13 minutes
Description: A couple’s relationship is traced backward across three New Year’s eves.
Cast: Dan Beckner, Deborah Jensen, Evan Jennings, Brian Monahan



  • The entire internet goes down. All of it, nobody has internet.
  • Someone is about to remember everything they forgot, in a rush, and it’s not going to be pleasant.
  • Someone is about to run into their doppelgänger while on a date.
  • A character is a major fan of someone who has been dead a while, but is unaware of their death.
  • Three characters must be siblings and live in the same apartment/house.
  • A character must spend an entire scene not knowing something that’s completely obvious to the audience.
  • Every scene takes place exactly one year before the previous scene.

Behind the Scenes

The Team

Written and Directed by: Ryan McDuffie
Producers: Alex Calleros, Ryan McDuffie, Michael Tucker
Director of Photography: Terrance Stewart
Edited by: Alex Calleros, Ryan McDuffie, Michael Tucker
Production Supervisor: Greg Walther
Sound Editor and Recordist: Daniel J. Clark
Colorist: David Sims
Make-Up: Alyssa Rosenthal