Short Film, 6 Minutes

A lottery ticket exposes this married couple’s hidden desires.

The Lottery Ticket comes from writing, directing and acting duo Bick / Antzis. With an outstanding sense of humour, their work history encompasses acting, stand-up, improvising, shooting, directing, editing and producing. Improvising and performing at Second City, Improv Olympic and Upright Citizen’s Brigade as well as on sitcoms including Men Behaving Badly, Frasier and Seinfeld, they have an intimate knowledge of what it takes to develop a character and tell a great story. Drew is best known as the first in-house director at Funny or Die, where he launched the site with Will Ferrell’s “The Landlord.” After that, their work included over 80 other videos at FOD, where they had the pleasure of directing Jon Hamm, Natalie Portman, Olivia Wilde, Richard Jenkins, Snoop Dogg, Fergie and Kirsten Chenoweth, to name a few. They also wrote many of their video’s including ‘The Instructor’ with Sean Hayes and ‘Eulogy Punch–up Artist’ with Jim Parsons. Bick/Antzis have directed multiple web series for major brands including POST, MSN and a 7 episode romcom for Whole Foods, which was featured as Ad of The Day in ADWEEK. Golf Love Tests, was shot as online content for Zurich Insurance, but was so successful it aired on Golf Chanel, ESPN, CNN, and CBS. Their most recent work was directing content for Bud Light, featuring Chingo Bling, for Wieden + Kennedy. Bick/Antzis wrote and directed a short film called COMA which traveled to festivals across the globe winning the hearts of audiences and snagging Audience Awards. They also developed a stage show called Settle This Thing that won rave reviews touring festivals including Montreal, Toronto and Chicago.

Accolades for The Lottery Ticket:

Official selection, LA Shorts International Film Festival, 2022

Winner of Best Comedy – Couch Film Festival 2022

Winner Best Writer – short category – Alt Film Festival 2022

Official selection, Toronto Lift-Off Film Festival, 2022