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Friend Zone


Director & Writer


New York, NY



In this short film, Josie is nervous to go out with a boy who likes her, so her best friend Clara helps her prepare. As it goes on, though, some feelings of her own begin to emerge. 

Winner of Best Screenplay at the Girl Improved Film Festival, and official selection at the Serbest International Film Festival.

Director, Writer, and Editor: Sophia Varnai 

Featuring: Emma McNulty, Breanna Wade, and Akash Seeramreddi

Director of Photography: Ireland Benny

Assistant Camera: Kaylin Mirel

Sound Mixers: Kyle Moon and Nick Leras

Boom Operator: Sam Davis

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