FIRST BASS - The Short Film
FIRST BASS - Trailer
First Bass is a comedy about parents who push their children to succeed for all the wrong reasons. Abbey Jacobs is a gifted 12-year-old bass player who resents her mom for exploiting her musical talents for her own social gain. On the day of a big recital that can land Abbey a spot in the elite Bellharp Music Academy, she sneaks out to Wrigley Field with the boy across the street. Her mom catches her and forces her to play at the recital; will Abbey be able to communicate her true feelings about her instrument to her mother, before she's sent off to Bellharp's boarding school to suffer the fate of other child prodigies.
With music by Amiina, Andrew Bird, The Go! Team, and Tom Waits.