The Prankster

Family, Library | 117 minutes | 2010 | HD |


Chris Karas is the brilliant leader of The Pranksters, a secret society that rights the wrongs of high school by pulling sophisticated pranks on deserving oppressors. But with graduation looming ahead, Chris longs for more from life. Guided by the homespun wisdom of his charmingly eccentric Uncle Nick, Chris embarks on a challenging path of self-discovery and romance.

The Prankster is an American independent teen comedy in the tradition of John Hughes classics like Sixteen Candles and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Shot entirely in Marin County (San Francisco Bay Area), it has exceptional production value, features beautiful imagery and a diverse cast, as well as a world class soundtrack by Skywalker Sound, mixed by Oscar winner Gary Rizzo. The score is composed by Emmy Award Winner Charles Denler, and also features an array of pop songs by talented artists including “Impossible” by Swedish super group the Shout Out Louds; original compositions by jazz man Ralph Carney; and two songs by cast member Devon Werkheiser, who has a huge following among teens worldwide. It has aired on Showtime and Starz.

Cast & Credits

Matt Angel (Grimm)
Veronica Sixtos (House of Payne / Quinceanera)
Kurt Fuller (Wayne’s World / Sound of Freedom)
Michaela Watkins (Wanderlust)
Ken Davitian (Borat)
Ally Maki (Toy Story 4)
Georges Corraface (Escape from L.A.)
Maiara Walsh (Desperate Housewives)
Devon Werkheiser (Crown Vic / Santa Girl)
Robert Adamson (Pop Star)
Madison Riley (Grown Ups)
Jareb Daulpaise (Meet The Spartans)
Kunal Sharma (The Kids Are All Right)

Written, Produced & Directed by Tony Vidal (Baja)
Director of Photography: Marty Rosenberg (Star Trek / Star Wars / Indiana Jones)
Editor: Robin Lee (Assistant Editor Toy Story / Star Wars V & VI)
Composer: Charles Denler (Bentley Creek)

Festival Selection:
Carmel International Film Festival