Deep End

A young woman tries to escape an emotionally abusive relationship but falls further down into her dependencies.

  • Maia Petrova
    Director
  • Maia Petrova
    Writer
  • Maia Petrova
    Producer
  • Tess Hamilton-Ward
    Key Cast
  • Francesca Keller
    Key Cast
  • Bennett Weinschenk
    Key Cast
  • Gus Aronson
    Director of Photography
  • Maia Petrova
    Editor
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    18 minutes 12 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 3, 2017
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
Director Biography - Maia Petrova

Maia Petrova was born in Moscow, Russia, but spent her entire childhood and adolescence living and studying in Lagos, Nigeria. In 2013, she was admitted to attend Bard College in upstate New York, where she received her Bachelor's Degree in Film & Electronic Arts. Maia is now working at Bard College as a Multimedia and Leadership Coordinator in the Office of Student Activities.

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Director Statement

I really like to delve deep into a character's psyche and somehow bring it visually onto film. It's a little disturbing and uncomfortable sometimes.