Starring Maya Rudolph and Jay Ellis, THIRSTY tells the story of a mosquito who falls in love with a man after tasting his blood. Through her eyes we explore the ups and downs of sex, intimacy, love, and a bug’s unflinching desire to feel human. A Cake (FX) Special Presentation. See more short films and short series on Cake. Thursdays at 10pm on FXX and FX on Hulu Follow Cake @cakefx on IG, Facebook, and Twitter. Cast: Maya Rudolph as the Mosquito Jay Ellis Michelle Buteau LaRoyce Hawkins Anna Cordell Director: Nicole Delaney Writers: Nicole Delaney & Sonya Goddy ( Cinematographer: John Wakayama Carey ( Producers: Alvaro Valente, Fabio Costabile, Alexander Smith, Nicole Delaney Editor: Brandon Zuck ( Consulting Editor: Joi McMillon Composer: Ariel Marx Additional Music by: Sam KS Production Designer: James Bolenbaugh Costume Designer: Jordy Scheinberg 1st AD: Lee Strauss 2nd AD: Samantha Chase 1st AC: Henry Walker Sayen 2nd AC: Andrea Fuentes Gaffer: Pierre Tsigaridis Key Grip: Yoann Cifuentes Best Boy Electric: Samuel Diaz Sound Op: Tomasso Pompei and Alexander Goens Set Costumer: Niki Firanek Art Director: Ava Jones Production Services: ACME Smith, LLC Production Coordinator: Catherine Collins Unit Production Assistant: Aean McMullin Production Assistants: Bennett Krishock, Joseph Ellerd Drones provided by: Aerial Mob Insect Handlers: Steven Kutcher, Danielle Parsons Color: John Wakayama Carey Supervising Sound Editor: Ric Schnupp Sound Design: Roni Pillischer Music Supervisor: Jenna Rubenstein Visual Effects: Sevan Najarian Camera Equipment provided by Alexa Bechtold at Panavision