Hidden Blueprints

Short Narrative

Based on a True Story

Hidden Blueprints, is a hybrid short documentary detailing the history and creation of a collection of wood-scrollwork that was designed and hidden in prison. It tells the story of a champion fighting mantis named Mikey that won all of its fights, only to become an enduring myth after being martyred in a corporate prison riot.

Written and Directed by J. Lee MacKenzie

Assistant Director Danielle Rose Hazelton

Festival Circuit

Vermont International Film Festival - Best New Filmmaker
White River Indie Festival
Brooklyn Film Festival
Soho International Film Festival
Woods Hole Film Festival
Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival - Best Score
Atlanta DocuFest - Best Director (Shorts)