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a short film

A politician's family waits in the green room on election eve - will the speech be a celebration or a concession? The last 350 votes have yet to come in, and the nerves rattle the family into a comic whirlwind of wild theories, long-held secrets, and a revelation that nobody saw coming. 

ELECTION NIGHT premiered at the Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at the American Pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival and has been selected by extraordinary festivals around the world. It won a Special Jury Award at the USA Film Festival and an Award of Excellence at the International Festival of Women - Jakarta

Chosen as one of eight projects to participate in AFI's prestigious Directing Workshop for Women, the film was directed by Tessa Blake and was written by Blake and her husband, Ian Williams/ Election Night stars Peri Gilpin (Frasier), comedian Jake Johanssen, dynamic young actress Caitlin Zambito, and the adorable and hilarious Cole Jensen (Crash & Bernstein). 


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