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A Gift for My Brother production hub.

In A Gift for My Brother, a budding documentary filmmaker is hired by a charismatic world traveler to record his last big journey: to reconnect with his estranged younger brother and persuade him to fulfill a mysterious promise to their late father.


This film is being produced for syndication as English-language content for South Asian television. 

All cast and crew must be fully vaccinated.

This is a non-union production.

All filming will be done on-location within 10 miles of Downtown Santa Monica.

Contact for further details.


All resources are password protected.

Screenplay (yet to be uploaded)

Storyboard (yet to be uploaded)

Key Dates

On filming days, not all cast will be required for the full span of the day.

Thursday, October 21, 6p-9p
Tableread @ HQ
Core Cast (Russell, Corbin, Anna, Kate)

Thursday, October 28, 6p-9p
Tableread + Prep @ HQ
Core Cast + Core Crew (AD, DP, PC)

Thursday, November 11, 6p-9p
Off-book Tableread + Final Prep @ LAPAC
All Cast + All Crew

Friday, November 12, 3p-Midnight
Filming w/ Russell, Corbin, Anna, Elder, Kate, Extras I

Saturday, November 13, 2p-Midnight
Filming w/ Russell, Corbin, Anna, Elder, Kate, Aunt Lily, Treasurer, Extras II

Sunday, November 14, 9a-9p
w/ Russell, Corbin, Anna, Elder, Treasurer, Policeman, Tailor, Extras 

Friday, November 19, 8p – Midnight
Wrap Party


Aswar Rahman as Russell Marat

Bernardo Manzini as Corbin Marat

Andrea Lazar as Anna Pavlina

_____ as Faith Elder

_____ as Kate Hagar-Marat

_____ as Aunt Lily

_____ as Treasurer

_____ as Policeman

_____ as Tailor 


Aswar Rahman, Writer/Director

_____, Assistant Director

_____, Director of Photography

Bryony Hanks, Production Coordinator

_____, Production Assistant

_____, Production Assistant