Penny Press


THEME: After-Hours Teen Watch Party| short films for ages 11 - 18

FRIDAY  | 7 - 8:30 PM


THEME: Tension

SATURDAY  |  2 - 4 PM

Documentary | 2019 | 4 min. 55 sec.
Official Selection
Suggested Rating | G
Country | United States
Language | English
Producer | Strawhouse Pictures

Director | Anil Dhokai
Cast | Tyler Tyson
Tyler Tyson is a collector and designer of elongated coins, a.k.a pressed pennies. He owns and operates his own penny press machines. In this short documentary, he discusses what drew him to the craft and how he does it.
Eligible for Specialty Award:
  • Cinema Carolina


Anil Dhokai first started making short films in high school. He knew from then on, that's what he wanted to do with his life. From there, Anil majored in Media Arts at the University of South Carolina. After graduating, Dhokai started freelancing in the TV/Film industry. He worked various jobs as an editor and camera operator. While freelancing, Anil formed a production company with his friends called Strawhouse Pictures. Within their production company they make a handful of shorts every year and take them on the road to film festivals. Strawhouse continually cranks out new projects and they love to connect with audiences.


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