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Writer / Executive Producer / Co-Director / Actor

Alex Dvorak is an award-winning Latinx screenwriter and journalist published in The Washington Post, HuffPost, Business Insider, POPSUGAR, and many more. She is the author of an upcoming YA graphic novel with Mad Cave Studios set to be published in 2025. Her short film BAD SURVIVOR is kicking off its 2024 festival season as an Official Selection at the Big Apple Film Festival. She works closely with Teen Cancer America as an advocate for adolescent patients. As the daughter of immigrants from clashing cultures, a teen cancer survivor, and a former runway model, Alex writes stories of teen rebellion based on real-life experiences with authenticity, dark humor, and heart. 

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Cast & Crew

Cast (in order of appearance)

Alex Dvorak

as Alex

Aizzah Fatima

as Nurse Practitioner

Tony Wolf

as Oncologist

Marian Licha

as Mom

Jan Dvorak

as Dad

Addison Thompson

as Nurse

Marian Dvorak

as Max

Katie North

as Bianca


Alex Dvorak

Co-Director / Executive Producer / Writer

Katie North

Co-Director / Producer

Maddalena De Beni

Director of Photography

Billy Nawrocki

Editor / Post Producer

Andrea Cruz

Post Production Consultant

Nahuel F.A.

Assistant Camera


Khalid Riley

Location Sound

Scott Fish

Production Assistant

Nahuel F.A.

Addison Thompson

Hair / Makeup

Thomas Yount

Music Composer

Scott Fish

Sound Mixer / Design

Val Babayants

Visual Effects


Nicole Nikolchova

David Hall

Title Design

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