Private Project


  • Henry Gutch
  • Oscar Labovich
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    2 minutes 33 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 26, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    700 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Shooting Format:
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - The University of Texas at Austin
Director Biography

Henry Gutch is a multi-disciplinary visual artist working and living between Austin, TX and New York.

Oscar Labovich is an emerging filmmaker working and living between Austin, TX and San Francisco.

Currently, Gutch and Labovich are undergraduate students at the University of Texas. Together, they collaborate on experimental projects which explore the conventions of both film and video.

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Director Statement

Shot on 16mm film, "02:17" explores time through different human actions. The title refers to the run-time of the moving images.