Short Film. 2019. USA. Directed by Josh Brine

The Fish Out of Water (2019) (USA)

Short Narrative. 17min

Coming Soon. Summer 2019



  • World Premiere and Official Selection of the 2019 Manchester International Film Festival (March 2019)

  • North American Premiere and Official Selection of the 2019 Portland International Film Festival (March 2019)

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“When infuriated by his mindless-desk-job and likewise co-workers, Charlie sets out to quit, only to be put off by a beautiful coworker who just started, whom he may be in love with.”

Directed by Josh Brine

Written by Josh Brine and Jacob Cowdin


Tyler Nordby as “Charlie”

Eric Nordby as “Calvin”

Alison Knox as “Corner Desk”

Director of Photography: Jesse Tobler

Produced by Josh Brine, Tyler Nordby, and Michele Brine

Assistant Camera: Hugh Sherman Donkin

Sound Mixer: Nicholas Kallman

Assistant Directors: Dominic Laing and Kale Chesney

Wardrobe by Alison Knox

Hair and Makeup by Michelle Stoyanoff

Edited by Josh Brine

Sound Design and Final Mix by Graham Barton

Composed by Brian Hall

Music Licensed by Marmoset

Colored by Phil Choe and Nice Shoes

Artwork by Jacob Cowdin

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