Jack Dunphy

Jack Dunphy is a filmmaker, animator and writer whose short films Serenity and Chekhov have played at Sundance and festivals around the world. He co-wrote Stinking Heaven with Nathan Silver, and wrote, edited and produced Silver’s The Great Pretender. He is currently co-directing a feature film with Nathan Silver.

Talks

The Importance of Bad Santa in the Wake of a Friend’s Death

By Jack Dunphy | July 18, 2019

The Importance of Bad Santa in the Wake of a Friend’s Death

Filmmaker Jack Dunphy on his late best friend John Cibula, and the shifting role Terry Zwigoff’s dark holiday comedy played in their relationship.

“Everybody Dies Frustrated and Sad and That is Beautiful,” or How Satyajit Ray’s Pather Panchali Helped Me Through a Shitty Time

By Jack Dunphy | August 28, 2017

“Everybody Dies Frustrated and Sad and That is Beautiful,” or How Satyajit Ray’s Pather Panchali Helped Me Through a Shitty Time

Writer, director and animator Jack Dunphy on the curious resonance of Apu Trilogy in the wake of his father's death.