Cupcake Bob

| April 5, 2018

Emerson / 2017 / English / Color

Cupcake Bob is a short film about a girl who wants go out on a boat, and about everything that stands in her way; from death to dads to cupcakes. It was inspired by true events. According to director Olivia Accardo, it was the go-to story that was often shared over dinner conversation, barbecues or other familial events. “After we had told it approximately literally actually one million times, I thought the one million and first time Cupcake Bob got told should be in a short film form.” – Olivia Accardo

Appeared in Season 5 | Episode 4 | “Pet Problems”

Cupcake Bob is directed by Olivia Accardo

Olivia Accardo is from a little town called Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey. She decided to become a filmmaker after a psychic told her mom that one of her daughters would eventually become a successful filmmaker. She was in the 10th grade at the time. She enjoys filmmaking because it’s a cool combination of all of her favorite things: writing, touching cameras, making people do things, sketching stuff.

 

 

 

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Credits

Series Producer
Lisa Landi

Associate Producer
Julia Shackelford

Editor
Peter Borg

Design
Zaldy Serrano
Christina Zee White

Original Music
Written and Produced by
Trifonic

Audio
John Andrieni

Interactive
Kevin Cooke
Marie K Lee

Social Media Specialist
Aldo Mora-Blanco

Publicity
Sarah Hoffner

On Air Promotion
Bridget Louie

Legal
William Lowery
Abby Staeble

Director of TV Production
Sandy Schonning

Executive Producer
Scott Dwyer