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A young man is trying to escape from a Popcorn box that wakes him up in the middle of the night by a text massage. But whatever he does and wherever he runs, the Popcorn box never leaves him alone.

  • Milad Farajollahi
  • Milad Farajollahi
  • Mostafa Nohekhan
  • Morteza Nohekhan
  • Mehdi Abbasizadeh
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    12 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    November 7, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    4,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Country of Filming:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
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Director Biography - Milad Farajollahi

Born in an art lover family, he has always been fascinated by moving images. When his father bought his first VHS camera, he and his younger brother and sister started making funny detective movies and shooting their family daily life. From that moment that he watched his first recorded footages, he fell in love with making movies and he felt amazed by how a camera can help him manipulate his own reality in order to make his own desirable reality. After he graduated from university with English Literature major, he got a part-time job as an English teacher. Meanwhile he took a 1-year VFX course and then started working as a VFX artist in movies and TV series. But pursuing his filmmaking dream, made him leave his job. Afterwards, he put all his focus and effort on writing the script for his first horror short film “Popcorn”. Now, He is working on the script of his first horror feature.

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"I like to remember things my own way, not necessarily the way they happened" -Fred