From the Episode: Aspirations

Glory Days

| August 23, 2016

NYU / 2012 / 12 minutes / English / Color

“We’re all losers.”

Jack is a recovering alcoholic and divorced father of two. When the allure of spending New Year’s Eve reliving his glory days with old friends proves too tempting to resist, he heads upstate with his kids in tow, and they all must deal with the consequences.

Directed by Benjamin Rutkowski. Official selection of the 2012 Slamdance Film Festival. Principal Cast: Mike Lubik, Joseph Covino, Cory Nichols, Paige Smith, and Janette (Nico) Martinez.

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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