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The Unorthodox Confession

An unusually unashamed method of making a confession.

  • Matthew Desotell
    Director
    Agent 5: A Night in the Last Life of (2009); Sweep (2000); The Knowing (1998)
  • Matthew Desotell
    Writer
  • Matthew Desotell
    Producer
  • George Martin
    Key Cast
  • Dalia Patrón
    Key Cast
  • Kyle Smolic
    Cinematographer
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Drama, Black Comedy
  • Runtime:
    45 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 24, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    1,200 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    RED, digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Matthew Desotell

A Louisiana native, Matthew lived and worked in New Orleans after college where he made several short form film and video work. His first feature (Agent 5: A Night in the Last Life of) premiered at the Austin Film Festival and won Best Genre film at the Omaha Film Festival (2009). In 2008, he began a freelance creative business in Los Angeles where he continues to direct, write and produce both commercial and narrative projects. His work has been nationally recognized and awarded.

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Director Statement

The current short film, The Unorthodox Confession, began as a spec commercial series project for a denim client in Los Angeles. It was written around the brand's theme of being irreverent and outspoken.