HYSTERIA - A Psycho-Thriller (Short-Film)

A psycho-thriller short-film about a man who is slowly losing his mind as his life falls apart while he starts obsessing over a random person's online shopping history.

  • Ahsan Minhas
    Director
  • Faraz Salmani
    Writer
  • Ahsan Minhas
    Writer
  • Ahsan Minhas
    Producer
  • Aways Altaher
    Key Cast
  • Mansour Alaithan
    Key Cast
  • Talha Khan
    Key Cast
  • Ahsan Minhas
    Editor
  • Ahsan Minhas
    Screenplay
  • Mansour Althain
    Sound
  • Ahsan Minhas
    Cinematography
  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    23 minutes 38 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 1, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    900 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Pakistan
  • Country of Filming:
    Saudi Arabia
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.35:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • PIFF - Pakistan International Film Festival
    Islamabad
    Pakistan
    March 23, 2018
Director Biography - Ahsan Minhas

Ahsan Minhas (22) from Pakistan, fell in love with the world of cinema since the age of 9 where he not only loved to experience films as a viewer but got intrigued by how they were created thus started the journey of curiosity since he watched his first film Jurassic Park.

He started to create films since the age of 12 and gradually indulged in more projects and learned the art of filmmaking through experience in London ,UK with LSF Short-Film Group at the age of 19 for a year. Ahsan's style of work was always inspired by observing the work of one of the great filmmakers of our times such as Steven Spielberg, Christopher Nolan, Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick & Francis Ford Coppola yet trying to create his own ways to reach out into the story through the visual art of filmmaking.

He is aspiring to learn more from around the world and to gain a professional qualification in filmmaking along with constantly learning from his own independent projects he handles with his team in Saudi Arabia where filmmaking isn't an easy passion to pursue with limited resources available.

He is bound to one day create a lasting impact in the media industry of Pakistan and make himself known as one of the most unique directors around.

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Director Statement

This film has been an amazing experience for me as a director especially with the lead actor who has immense potential ahead based on the work he has done in this film.

As a director this film for me is the just the start to what I can do creatively and I am looking forward to hearing the reviews & comments on my work as it will only help me improve myself further.