Garrett Detrixhe

Filmmaker

2020 Filmmaking Reel

Films

The Girl at the Motor Hotel

writer | director

Sherri, a recent high school graduate living and working at a rundown motel, struggles physically and emotionally after a recent abortion. Day by day, she strives for a brighter future, all while navigating the isolation of her environment and the selfish influence of the men that surround her.

Claire, December 21

writer | director | editor

A young mother wakes up on a cold, winter day and changes the course of her family's life forever.

Power Hour

writer | director | editor

For a stress ridden young professional, an overnight visit from an old high school buddy evolves into a much needed emotional escape.

2019 Official Selection Laurels_white.pn

The Weight

writer | director

Emma attempts to hide the details of a painful past when it comes to light that her boyfriend misremembers how they first met. When the truth is revealed, the two must figure out how to move forward.

BEST DRAMA - Yallywood Film Festival - 2

An American Tradition

writer | director

Brickman, Texas. Under crushing pressure to bring home another state championship, Eddie and Tyler, captains of the football team, are determined to separate the men from the boys. But while putting a promising recruit through the team’s punishing initiation ritual, the two begin to feel the true weight of the American Tradition.

Thesis film at the FSU College of Motion Picture Arts.

Profile

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Garrett Detrixhe is a filmmaker living and working in Atlanta. He’s written, directed, and produced short films that have played at festivals throughout the country, screened on Short of the Week, and sold into distribution all over the globe.

He is a Co-Founder of the Atlanta based filmmaking collective The Thursday Club, where he produced Inés Michelena’s ANGIE and co-wrote, produced, and edited David Swinburne’s FORMALDEHYDE. He’s produced projects for companies like Adult Swim, Partizan, Doomsday, and Dad’s Garage, and is currently a  creative producer for the Atlanta based creative agency STRAIGHT TO TELL.

Born and raised in rural Oklahoma, Garrett’s work is heavily steeped in fly-over-state Americana. His stories often reflect the quotidian of small town life and the chaotic and vulnerable worlds that exist inside of quiet people. His two favorite films are PARIS, TEXAS and FOOTLOOSE.