ASAD

Asad is a 2012 South African-American short film directed by Bryan Buckley. It is a coming of age fable of a Somali boy as he struggles to survive in his war-torn land. Produced in South Africa by Mino Jarjoura of Hungry Man Productions, the cast is made up of Somali refugees living in South Africa,…

Directing and Producing Team Bryan Buckley + Mino Jarjoura at the Oscars Luncheon on February 4, 2013

Writer/Director Bryan Buckley and Producer Mino Jarjoura were both guests of the annual Oscar Luncheon on Monday, February 4, 2013 for the nomination of Best Live Action Short for their short “ASAD”.The Academy Awards’ annual luncheon took place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Stars such as Quvenzhané Wallis,  Hugh Jackman, Jessica Chastain and Robert De Niro were just…

Pop the Champagne! Congratulations to Bryan Buckley for ASAD’s Oscar Nomination!

Hey Bryan! Here’s just a little video we made in NY for your OSCAR NOMINATION FOR ASAD. Congratulations to Bryan Buckley, Mino Jarjoura, Matt Lefebvre and hungry man!

Asad Nominated for Academy Award

January 10th will forever go down as a momentous occasion in Hungry Man history. At around 5:35am pst Bryan Buckley’s short film, Asad, produced by Mino Jarjoura and Associately Produced by Matt Lefebvre, was nominated for an Academy Award. The largest of Congratulations go out to Bryan, Mino, Matt and everyone else responsible for bringing…

DAVIDREVIEWS.COM IS SHOWCASING BRYAN BUCKLEY’S “ASAD” ON THE HOMEPAGE…GOOD MOVE DAVID..GOOD MOVE.

Some fanfare from across the pond for  Bryan Buckley’s ASAD with the lovely folks from the UK publication DAVID REVIEWS . For those of you who do not have subscriptions to the site you can read it below. Or if you do you can read it on the homepage of DAVID REVIEWS where it is…

Bryan Buckley gets Interviewed by SHOTS

There’s been a lot of  buzz around Bryan Buckley’s Oscar shortlisted short film (try saying that 3 x fast) ASAD and online magazine SHOTS has featured Bryan Buckley in an interview on his experiences working on the film. Take a look here at the site, or if you don’t have a login I’ve just copied…

Asad and The Shortlist

We were searching the web for press about Bryan Buckley’s short film “Asad” and, low and behold, we discovered the pages below that seemed to bare some fascinating news. Oscars.org HollywoodReporter.com EntertainmentWeekley.com ShootOnline.com Africlectic.com

Asad Brings Home the Bafta/LA

Bryan Buckley’s short film Asad has won the BAFTA/LA Short Film prize at the 35th Mill Valley Film Festival. This is the 9th award Asad has earned this festival season and Associate Producer Matt Lefebvre accepted on behalf of the filmmakers. For more information see Mill Valley Film Festival’s website.

ASAD is screening this weekend at the highly selective TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL!!!

Bryan Buckley and Hungry Man’s ASAD had its INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE in MONTREAL TODAY, and we are also happy to announce that ASAD is screening this weekend at the highly selective TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL!!! Expect to see pics of the amazing views! If you are in Montreal, Colorado or Seattle – check out ASAD this weekend!!…

Bryan Buckley’s short film “ASAD” Heats Up the Film Festival Circuit!

Written and directed by Bryan Buckley, Asad takes place in a war-torn fishing village in Somalia, where a boy must decide between resigning to a life of piracy or choosing the path of an honest fishing man. Bryan’s decision to make this movie, and utilize an all-Somali refugee cast, was inspired by his experiences shooting…

More Love For ASAD!

Over the weekend, ASAD was honored with the GRAND JURY PRIZE for BEST SHORT at the RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL!!! Thanks to everyone who came to the screening and for all the support at at RIIFF!! Congrats to Bryan Buckley and Hungry Man!!

ASAD Honored In the 2012 RIIFF Awards

Over the weekend, ASAD was honored with the GRAND JURY PRIZE for BEST SHORT at the RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL!!! Thanks to everyone who came to the screening and for all the support at at RIIFF!! Congrats to Bryan Buckley and Hungry Man!!

There’s no stopping ASAD.

Over the weekend, Bryan Buckley and Hungry Man’s ASAD won the SPECIAL JURY PRIZE at Michael Moore’s TRAVERSE CITY FILM FESTIVAL “A taut script, an ebullient spirit, and amazing performances from its non-actor cast make this a touching coming-of-age narrative.” – TCFF Jury When handing over the prize, Michael Moore said to the ASAD team,…

ASAD wins at Michael Moore’s Traverse City Film Festival

Over the weekend, Bryan Buckley and Hungry Man’s ASAD won the SPECIAL JURY PRIZE at Michael Moore’s TRAVERSE CITY FILM FESTIVAL. “A taut script, an ebullient spirit, and amazing performances from its non-actor cast make this a touching com ing-of-age narrative.” – TCFF Jury When handing over the prize, Michael Moore said to the ASAD…

Traverse City Film Festival

Hungry Man and Bryan Buckley‘s ASAD is at the TRAVERSE CITY FILM FESTIVAL today!! Traverse is Michael Moore’s film festival – he personally selects all the films at the festival!!

Congrats Bryan!

Bryan Buckley wins Best NARRATIVE SHORT FILM at the Tribeca Film Festival with his short film ASAD! Congrats Bryan and the entire team who made ASAD come to life!  

Bryan Buckley Interview!

Bryan Buckley gets interviewed about his Tribeca Film Festival short “ASAD” and experiences in Somalia. Congrats Bryan!

Shoot Magazine Interview with Bryan Buckley!

Bryan Buckley gets interviewed for his Tribeca Film Festival selection “ASAD” in SHOOT MAGAZINE!

ASAD has been selected to premiere at The Tribeca Film Festival!

WOOHOOOOO!! Written and directed by Bryan Buckley, the Hungry Man short film “Asad” has been selected to premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival! Congrats Bryan!