Short Film Review: ‘Check Please’
Daniel Sorochkin’s Award winning film ‘Check Please’ selected for ‘Short of the Week’
Director Daniel Sorochki’s latest film Check Please has been collecting accolades for Best Film and Sorochkin for Directing and Screen Writing. Having garnered awards during the films festival run, it has now been selected to play on Short of the Week. Check Please stars Matthew Porter (30 Rock), alongside Bryan Manley Davis, Jacob Trussell, Amelia Brain and Emily Dennis.
In a fancy restaurant, Ben plans to propose to his long time girlfriend, Laura, only to find out that his ring was mistakenly sent to the wrong table.
Daniel Sorochkin grew up in Israel, his journey of filmmaking started in a military unit in the IDF, where he wrote and directed several acclaimed comedic films. After his service Daniel moved to the US to study filmmaking at NYU Tisch School of the Arts and it wasn’t long before his work began winning awards. His latest work includes: Check Please, Shady Pines, A comedic TV pilot about a crazy nursing home and Lola and Dallas, a short narrative mystery-drama.
This comedy is produced by Reut Eliemelech as well as Helena Emmanuel and edited by Yonatan Weinstein. The director of photography Oren Soffer was nominated for the ASC Gordon Willis Student Heritage Award, and was a finalist for the Arri Volker Bahnemann Award for Cinematography.
Check Please was selected for Flickerfest International Short Film Festival, Aesthetica Short Film Festival and Hollyshorts Monthly Screening. This romantic comedy was nominated for best short film at SOHO International Film Festival NYC, Daniel Sorochkin was nominated for Best director in Widescreen Film and Music Festival and the film won the Craft Award for Screenwriting at the First Run Film Festival.
Check Please will play on Short of the Week from Monday 27th March.
Soooo…what did I think of Daniel Sorochkin’s CHECK PLEASE?
I really liked it. I really did.
It’s a super cute…’what tha hell’ short film. (lol) For a 15 minutes…Daniel had my emotions!! (lol) I was laughing…stressing…aggravated…all the above.
Great job. Believable cast. It’s a super cool short film…totally worth the watch.