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Utak

In 1977, Grace Keene can't seem to compete with her expectations as a girlfriend or employee. Her abilities limit her until she is presented with a controversial helmet, Utak, which will perfect her performance. Grace must decide if her freewill is worth perfection, or she may lose everything in her life that is important to her.

  • Jordan Bouma
    Director
  • Jordan Bouma
    Writer
  • Yelyzaveta Shynkarova
    Key Cast
    Dragonfly, Life in the Making, Absence Felt
  • Neil Paterson
    Key Cast
    Love Life
  • Dennis Dubinsky
    Key Cast
    The Pineville Heist, 10-57, Eyes Like Yours
  • KC Pelletier
    Key Cast
    Absence Felt
  • Holly Gautreau
    Key Cast
  • Carl Carter Greene
    Cinematographer
  • Jeremy Franczak
    Assistant Director
  • Kate Alice Phillips
    Location Manager
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Sci-Fi, Drama
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 24 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 10, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    4,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • International Christian Film Festival
    Orlando, Florida
    United States
    May 4, 2018
    World Wide Premiere
    Official Selection, Nominated Best Actress Yelyzaveta Shynkarova, Nominated Best Director Jordan Bouma.
Director Biography - Jordan Bouma

Jordan Bouma is an actor and director from Edmonton, Alberta. He studied Film Production at Confederation College, Thunder Bay, ON. Jordan's previous short film, Eyes Like Yours (2016), is one of two 3rd Place winners of the Annual Dan Brown Award, awarded by the North of Superior Film Association (NOSFA). It's very evident that Jordan has a passion for artistic storytelling in the films he directs, as well as the films he's collaborated on. His acting career mostly consists of working with visionary director, Aniruddha Pande, in his visually breath taking films, Absence Felt (2016), Life in the Making (2016), and Covenant (2017). Jordan is also passionate about creating a ministry through media, and to accurately display the Christian faith in imaginative ways through out his work.

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