Coach Pancake

Coach Pancake

Best Short Documentary Gabriel Olson USA, Documentary, 6:00

Former soccer star Andres, lovingly named “Coach Pancake” by his students, finds his calling training six-year-olds to find their superpowers on and off the field.

Coach Pancake
Film block: DOCUMENTARY / Mixed Perspectives
Palace of Culture Pernik, Hall 1
  • Language
  • Country USA
  • Genre Documentary
  • Cinematographer Bongani Mlambo, Brian Beckwith
  • Producer Gabriel Olson
  • Music Kevin Lax
  • Editor Joelle Graham
  • Cast Andres Baena
  • Year of creation 2024
  • Duration 6:00
Gabriel Olson
Director Gabriel Olson

Gabriel is an LA based filmmaker, graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts and works primarily directing commercials. His first short film, The Bridge Partner played in over 50 festivals around the world garnering multiple awards. He has a narrative feature film in development with Mandalay films as well as a Documentary Series he is developing based upon the book Films of the Future. He is deeply curious and grateful that filmmaking has enabled him to grow as a person.  

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