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Cootie Contagion

Directed by Josh Smooha

Short Narrative
USA | 7 minutes | 2012

Warning: Code Red! Cootie Outbreak! The disease is spreading and Matt’s at risk because he likes Becca, his infected science partner. Cootieologist Connor has warned Matt and will quarantine him if necessary. Becca’s birthday party is off limits… Or we’re all doomed!

Cootie Contagion - Josh SnoohaJosh Smooha

Josh grew up in the small town of Palm Coast, Florida.  His interest in movies sparked after seeing Spielberg’s Close Encounters of the Third Kind and continued to grow. Besides filmmaking, Josh in heavily into reggae and ska music. He has been playing the saxophone for ten years and played in his high school’s marching and jazz bands.  Josh recently recently earned a BFA degree from Florida State University’s film school. Now he plans to pursue a career in directing and producing and eventually start his own production company focusing on comedic films.

Cootie Contagion poster

Film Information

Director: Josh Smooha
Country: USA
Year: 2012
Language: English
Runtime: 7 minutes


Producers: Zachary Johnson
Cinematographer/DP:   Nick Reinhard
Original Music: Greg de Iulio and Daniel Hildreth  
   Aaron Pagniano
Visual Effects:
   Marco Barreto and Adam Greenstein 

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Principal Cast

BIFF - Beloit International Film Festival
BIFF | Beloit International Film Festival