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The Helping Hand


A film by Brenden Hubbard

Genre(s): Drama / Horror / Thriller

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The Helping Hand

  • Brenden Hubbard


    Brenden Hubbard aka BEAR, is an award-winning filmmaker, writer and producer. He has managed productions and festival runs for various films since 2012, including Fuzzy Logic's short film, Curfew and the subsequent feature, Before I Disappear (IFC Films).He has since been involved with over 50 other short and feature films including the winner of the 2015 Jury Award, Oh Lucy!, Cul-De-Sac (2017 Tribeca Film Festival) and most recently The Vanishing of Sidney Hall (A24). Hubbard studied audio engineering at Temple University and has toured internationally with bands including Stellastarr*, Father John Misty and Dr. Dog. The Helping Hand is Brenden's directorial debut.

    2019: The Helping Hand

Festival(s) & Award(s)

  • 2019: Media Film Festival
  • 2019: Calgary Underground Film Festival
  • 2019: Crypticon Seattle Film Festival
  • 2019: Hill Country Film Festival
  • 2019: Soho International Film Festival
  • 2019: Hoboken International Film Festival
  • 2019: Vaughan International Film Festival
  • 2019: West Chester Short Film Festival
  • 2019: Adirondack Film Festival
  • 2019: Tulsa American Film Festival
  • 2019: Lancaster International Shorts Film Festival
  • 2019: Calgary Underground Film Festival


From the Academy Award winning team behind Curfew, The Helping Hand explores the ties between technology and a growing family.
With a new baby at home, young parents adopt a hi-tech monitoring system. Will it be an answer to their woes or have they invited a monster into their home?

Technical Specs

  • Runtimes: 10'
  • Color(s): Colors
  • Country(ies) of production: United States
  • Original Language(s): English
  • Audience: General Audiences
  • Format(s) available: ProRes HD