March 27, 2019

"GET BIG" COMING TO DIGITAL ON DEMAND APRIL 20, 2019

DISTRIBUTION BY GRAVITAS VENTURES IN DEAL WITH PELICAN CLUB PICTURES

“GET BIG” COMING TO DIGITAL ON DEMAND APRIL 20, 2019, WITH DISTRIBUTION BY GRAVITAS VENTURES IN DEAL WITH PELICAN CLUB PICTURES

Coming-of-age comedy to be released across multiple digital platforms including iTunes and Amazon Prime Video.

 

Hollywood, CA – The new coming-of-age comedy, GET BIG, blazes onto digital platforms on April 20, 2019, from Pelican Club Pictures with distribution by Gravitas Ventures, a Red Arrow Studios company. Inspired by ‘somewhat true events,’ the premiere feature film from Dylan Moran of USC School of Cinematic Arts alumni, will be available digitally on platforms including iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, YouTube, Vimeo, Xbox, and Vudu. Video on demand platforms will include Verizon, Cox, Frontier, Mediacom, Suddenlink, Telus, Shaw, and Eastlink TV.

 

“I’m thrilled to be partnering with Gravitas Ventures,” says Moran, “Their enthusiasm and passion for this film has been invigorating. I am absolutely confident that they will be able to introduce this story to wide audiences that will truly connect with it.”

 

GET BIG follows the misadventures of two college-age friends as they reconnect for a classmate's wedding. The pair embark on a mischievous 24-hours of laugh-out-loud antics, suspenseful humor, and nervous shenanigans while encountering their fair share of pretty girls, kooky drug dealers, and misfit cops. Tanner Stine (Run The Race, Impulse) as Alec, is the charming troublemaker, while Nate, played by 24-year-old writer/director Moran, provides the neurotic and awkward foil to his friend's unpredictable antics. Like many young adults, they find themselves at the uncomfortable crossroads of maturity and arrested development, hanging on and giving true meaning to the notion that ‘some buds never age.’

 

Shot over fourteen days in Southern California on a shoestring budget, GET BIG has already produced breakout success for Moran with its theatrical premiere, receiving a coveted response from moviegoers, film festivals, major theatre chains, and reputable publications. A testament to Moran’s on-screen vision and the team he’s assembled. “What I love about this story is how brutally honest it is. Not just because most of these things really happened to me, but because it exposes a lot of the feelings and humorous experiences that my friends and I have had. These two characters are incredibly immature, but I think through the ups and downs of this roller coaster of a day, they are able to grow a bit together,” says Moran.
 

“Dylan is a true multi-hyphenate. His writing, directing, and onscreen pairing with Tanner have come together as a hilarious addition to the stoner comedy pantheon that will appeal to audiences worldwide,” said Tony Piantedosi, Director of Acquisitions at Gravitas Ventures.

 

Gary Goldstein of the Los Angeles Times proclaimed, “This micro-budget effort from 23-year-old newbie writer-director Dylan Moran (who also stars) whips up plenty of humor and charm as well as several organic, well-served life lessons.”

 

The San Diego Reader states, “The film's great virtue is its verisimilitude, followed by its gently crude humor, its affectionate heart, and its pleasantly surprising degree of polish.”

 

The film features music from indie rock band, Mystic Braves, and from the lead guitarist of Primus, Larry LaLonde.

 

A synopsis, trailer, and press for the film are available at www.GetBigMovie.com.  "Get Big" is a production of Pelican Club Pictures, LLC.

 

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About Gravitas Ventures

Gravitas Ventures, a Red Arrow Studios company, is a leading all rights distributor of independent feature films and documentaries. Founded in 2006, Gravitas connects independent filmmakers and producers with distribution opportunities across the globe. Working with talented directors and producers, Gravitas Ventures has distributed thousands of films into over a hundred million homes in North America – over one billion homes worldwide. Recent releases include Score: A Film Music Documentary; California Typewriter; Legion of Brothers; Katie Holmes’ feature directorial debut, All We Had; Colin Hanks’ All Things Must Pass; Being Evel from Academy Award-winning director Daniel Junge and producer Johnny Knoxville; and For The Love of Spock from Director Adam Nimoy.

 

For more information, please visit gravitasventures.com, and follow @GravitasVOD on Twitter and @gravitasventures on Instagram.

 

About Red Arrow Studios

Red Arrow Studios is one of the world’s leading creators and distributors of entertainment content.  Red Arrow Studios is comprised of 20 production companies in seven territories, including 10 companies based in the United States; world-leading multi-platform digital network Studio71, based in six countries; and global film and TV distributors Red Arrow Studios International and Gravitas Ventures.

 

The group’s significant output includes scripted, non-scripted and formatted content and IP, from TV and film to short-form and branded content, made for an array of global networks and platforms.

 

Red Arrow Studios is part of ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, one of Europe's leading media groups. For more information, please visit: https://redarrowstudios.com/

August 31, 2017

Review Laughs abound in indie comedy "Get Big"

Los Angeles Times

Although much of what happens in “Get Big” feels borrowed from most every teen comedy from “Risky Business” to “Superbad,” this micro-budget effort from 23-year-old newbie writer-director Dylan Moran (who also stars), whips up plenty of humor and charm as well as several organic, well-served life lessons.

September 01, 2017

Local filmmaker makes big-screen debut

The Coast News Group

RANCHO SANTA FE — A new coming-of-age comedy by a local filmmaker is scheduled to debut at select AMC Independent theaters starting Sept. 1. USC Film alum Dylan Anthony Moran wrote, directed and is one of the featured actors in “Get Big.”...

September 01, 2017

Local Filmmaker Gets Movie Screened at AMC Theaters

ABC 10 News

Get Big on ABC 10 News "A young San Diego filmmaker first movie is being screened AMC Theatres across sou

August 30, 2017

Labor Day Weekend 2017 Movie Releases: What To Watch This Weekend

International Business Times

“Get Big”

The movie follows two friends who reunite to get the wedding of a high school classmate, and the antics they get into on the way. The movie was written by, directed by and stars Dylan Moran in his big screen debu

August 30, 2017

Local boy Dylan Moran makes good, and also makes a movie, Get Big

San Diego Reader

The kids of today
By Matthew Lickona,

 

If last year’s The Edge of Seventeen felt like the kids of today as portrayed by a (smart, sensitive) grown-up, this year’s Get Big is very much the kids of today as portrayed by the kids themselves...

 

August 28, 2017

91X Radio interview with Director Dylan Anthony Moran

91X

Dylan Anthony Moran interview for 91X

August 27, 2017

GET BIG Movie - ABC7 interview to our Director Dylan Anthony Moran

ABC7

Dylan Anthony Moran interview for ABC 7 Channel in San Diego

August 27, 2017

Dylan Moran form GET BIG on KUSI NEWS

KUSI NEWS San Diego's News Channel

Writer/producer/actor of "Get Big", Dylan Moran gets interviewed by KUSI NEWS San Diego’s News Channel

August 15, 2017

Dylan Moran’s ‘Get Big’ Is A Hilarious And Relatable Summer Sleeper

The French Toast

For a young man to finally mature and “get big,” he must first look at himself honestly. Even if it is through a slight haze of pot smoke and Jack Daniels.

 

Opening in select AMC Theaters, Get Big is the first feature film by USC film graduate Dylan Moran. It is an inspired and honest look at his own personal story of growth. Two immature college-age bros reunite in their hometown for a friend’s wedding, stumbling through the wedding preparations, tripping over their insecurities and eventually finding out they must be accountable to themselves to truly “get big.”

August 08, 2017

Debut set for Rancho Santa Fe man’s first feature film ‘Get Big’

Rancho Santa Fe Review

Ever since Dylan Moran was a kid, he wanted to make movies. Growing up, he and his friends and cousins made countless short films on a home video camera.

On Sept. 1, he’ll get his chance – along with audiences – to see his work on the big screen, as his first feature film, “Get Big,” which he wrote, directed and co-stars in, debuts at AMC theaters in Fashion Valley, La Jolla and Mission Valley...

July 27, 2017

"Get Big" Debut Feature by USC Film Alum Dylan Moran Gets AMC Theaters Distribution

The Indie Source

"Get Big" – the millennial coming-of-age comedy by first-time filmmaker and recent USC School of Cinematic Arts graduate Dylan Moran – will premier August 31 at AMC Sunset 5 in West Hollywood, with wider release at AMC Theaters across Southern California starting September 1.

July 25, 2017

"Get Big" Debut Feature by USC Film Alum Dylan Moran Gets AMC Theaters Distribution

Yahoo Finance

In the vein of "Clerks" (1994), "Swingers" (1996) and "Superbad" (2007), "Get Big" takes viewers on a comedic journey examining how close friends learn from one another as they transition into adulthood. Themes deal with issues new to today's generation (e.g., the obsession with social media and Creating "like"-worthy moments) to timeless questions involving identity, responsibility and relationships...

July 25, 2017

"Get Big" Debut Feature by USC Film Alum Dylan Moran Gets AMC Theaters Distribution

CISION PR NEWSWIRE

Microbudget coming-of-age comedy premieres at AMC Sunset 5 August 31
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- "Get Big" – the millennial coming-of-age comedy by first-time filmmaker and recent USC School of Cinematic Arts graduate Dylan Moran – will premier August 31 at AMC Sunset 5 in West Hollywood, with wider release at AMC Theaters across Southern California starting September 1...

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NEWS

“It’s a pretty big deal”

 - ABC Los Angeles

“Dylan Moran’s ‘Get Big’ Is A Hilarious And Relatable Summer Sleeper” 

– The Fresh Toast

“Laughs abound in indie comedy Get Big”

– L.A. Times