Running the Gammatar

‘Running the Gammatar’ is an award-winning indie comedy about a group of self-centered 20-somethings trying to navigate their way through relationships in a city that’s under constant attack from a giant, fire-breathing Japanese monster.

“Pure fun” – Ain’t It Cool News
“Wry, funny [and] perceptive” – Kuriositas
“A pitch-perfect hybrid of horror and comedy” – Philebrity
“[A] comedy in the best indie-style: fast dialogue, loud colors, and some hip indie pop-songs on the soundtrack.” – Die Zeit Online
Video of the Week – The Awardeo Company
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Written and Directed by Joe Kramer
Director of Photography – Pat Murray
Assistant Director – Aaron Biscoe
Sound – Shawn D. Caple
Assistant Camera Operators – Pam Mayer, Christina Rose
Special Make-Up Effects – Delia De Cock, Alyssa Catalano, Sonja Century Zeigler
Hair and Make-Up – Jessica Bernard
Editor – Joe Kramer
Production Assistant – Alessandra Ameen
Gammatar costume – Tony DeBartolis
Gammatar painting – Adam LaMonaca
Poster art – Elizabeth Peterson

Joe Kramer – Stan
Jessica Bernard – June
Richard Thomas Everill III – Frank
Katie Daunoras – Joanie
Andrew James McManus – Mel
Roberto Lombardi – Newscaster
Matt Nicholas – Meteor and monsterologist
Sarah Ruggieri – Screaming woman
Pam Mayer – Waitress

Scott Altizio, Bill Bernard, Aaron Biscoe, Bob Campolongo, Ka Long Chan, Ka Yan Chan, Sean Cockerill, Jacqueline DeAmor, Delia De Cock, Whitney Evans, George Ross Fisher, Michael Geleff, Renee Geleff, Tristan Gosnell, Jeremy Heaton, Rachel Heaton, Michele Kramer, Keyon Lau, Daniel Loeb, Tim McDaniel, Pat Murray, Emily Novak, Dimitri Papadopoulos, Amanda Powers, Brigette Reichart, Jake Richter, Christina Rose, George Rother, Dean Rys, Erica Santiago, Dallas S. Simpson, Scott Strader, Chelcy Strain, Aliya Strychnine, Edmund Wang, Brendan Whelan, and Melissa Yanefski


“Dream Come True”
Written and Performed by Bill Bernard

“On My Own”
Written and Performed by The Okmoniks

“Cheap Perfume”
Written by Matthew Melton
Performed by Bare Wires

“Someone For You”
Written by Matthew Melton
Performed by Warm Soda

Special thanks to Angelo’s Diner, Arch Enemy Arts, Black ’n Brew, Chestnut Ridge Middle School, Essene Market & Cafe, Midtown III Restaurant, North of No South Laundromat, Parlour Hair & Skin, Popolino, and Sazz Vintage Clothing

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