Dropouts now has a director! We would like to welcome Landon Coats to the show!
Today we’d like to introduce you to Landon Coats.
Thanks for sharing your story with us Landon. So, let’s start at the beginning and we can move on from there.
The festival is for and by independent filmmakers. The organizers of MiraBan UK Film Awards bring a large team of experts with festival experience to this annual event.
“Stalled” tells the tense story of a scummy defense attorney who finds himself trapped in a bathroom stall with an armed and desperate young man. A powerful 10-minute thriller that led ISA to award young filmmaker Landon Coats Gold Best Director (Male) in the round of September.
How did you first become interested in filmmaking?
I’ve always loved movies. With that love, I had a subconscious desire to work on them, but never acted upon it until high school. In high school I took a couple film classes and that’s when I realized that's what I wanted to do with my life.
The boom mike bobbed above my head, held high by an eighth grader with determination in her eyes. She was helping a senior from a high school just up the road who had come to Diegueño to film an orientation video for our incoming seventh graders.