Lab Rats (film)

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Lab Rats
Lab Rats Film Poster.jpg
Directed by Sam Washington
Produced by Amy Salko Robertson
Louis Rosenberg
Sam Washington
Written by Louis Rosenberg
Starring Daniel Fraser
Stephanie Blacker
Howard Ward
Georgia Slowe
Lucy Evans
Release date
  • September 2009 (2009-09) (Moondance Film Festival)
  • March 11, 2011 (2011-03-11) (USA)
Running time
27 minutes
Country United Kingdom

Lab Rats is a 2009 romantic comedy directed by Sam Washington. The film won the Starfish Award at the Moondance International Film Festival in 2011.[1][2]

In 2013 Lab Rats was licensed by Frostbite Pictures for development from a short film into an episode-based internet web-series. The series won a Best Series award at LA Web Series Festival in 2014 and began distribution later that year.[3][4]


To earn extra money, two university students, Zac and Cindy, get jobs as physiological test subjects. Neither knew that they would be used as pawns by the professors running the tests, who are using the two students to fight through a divorce.


Awards for Lab Rats
Year Association Award Category
2009 Moondance International Film Festival Best Short Screenplay
2009 Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival Best Short Screenplay
2011 Moondance International Film Festival Best Short Film
2011 San Louis Obispo International Film Festival Audience Choice Award
2011 Silicon Valley Film Festival Best Short Film[5]
2011 Maverick Movie Awards Nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay[6]
2011 Ventura Film Festival Best Short Film
2011 Los Angeles Comedy Festival Best Foreign Short
2014 Vancouver Web Fest Official Selection
2014 Hollyweb Festival Official Selection
2014 LA Web Series Festival Official Selection


  1. ^ "Film Armada Announces Fall 2012 Catalogue and Opening of Viewer's Choice Voting". PRNewswire. 2012-08-02. Retrieved 8 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Lab Rats". Outland Pictures. Retrieved 8 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Lab Rats Web Series". Frostbite Pictures. Retrieved 12 April 2014. 
  4. ^ SamWashington (2011-05-08), Lab Rats Trailer, retrieved 2017-08-13 
  5. ^ Normal, Abby (2011-10-03). "2011 Silicon Valley Film Festival "The Results"". Yahoo Voices. Retrieved 8 April 2014. 
  6. ^ "2011 Maverick Movie Awards, Year 03". Maverick Movie Awards. Retrieved 8 April 2014. 

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