Author archives: Xavier

Flying High - An Animated Series

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Flying High is an animated series about Gil, a chubby, worrisome tuna, adopted into a family of flying fish, who just wants to fit in.   STORY Fitting in is never easy. Just ask Gil, the chubby tuna fish adopted into a family of flying fish. Gil desperately wants to gel into a community never meant for him. His desire for acceptance leads[...]

Tina And The Gucci Flip Flop

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The Tina & The Gucci Flip Flop Kickstarter has launched! THE INTRODUCTION What's up everybody! My name is Xavier Burgin! I'm a writer, director, and storyteller hailing from USC School of Cinematic Arts. My films have been accepted to The Student Academy Awards, HBO, and SAG-AFTRA Short Film Foundation. I'm a Sundance Lab Fellow, Ryan Murphy (Gl[...]

The Sundance Labs

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Yesterday, I finished a three day intensive workshop with the Sundance Institute. The three day intensive consisted of panels, workshops (writing & directing), one on one script meetings, writer's rooms, and sit downs with industry professionals. From the press release: Los Angeles, CA — Sundance Institute has selected 18 creators of short for[...]