The Art of the Short Film SPiN


The duo at its center seem to know precisely how to play their slimy parts without devolving into shoddy caricature, and Cleveland’s writing (his co-writer was Yuri Baranovsky) is sharp, full of spitfire one-liners and remarkably quick character development. Director Noah Workman has got an eye and mind for keeping this possible melodrama within the confines of realism, focusing on the production process and the smartly playing up the real-world consequences of the interview.