Private Project

My Younger Self

There's a big world out there that needs you; swim to your own magic rhythm!

  • Robert David Duncan
    Director
    http://www.imdb.com/name/nm5399017
  • Robert David Duncan
    Writer
    http://www.imdb.com/name/nm5399017
  • Robert David Duncan
    Producer
    http://www.imdb.com/name/nm5399017
  • Robert David Duncan
    Key Cast
    http://www.imdb.com/name/nm5399017
  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    1 minute
  • Completion Date:
    April 2, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    50 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Smartphone (iPhone 5)
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Robert David Duncan

My core training in acting is from the Stella Adler Studio in New York. I love acting and filmmaking and Vancouver where I now live is a beautiful place to make films. I am interested in the dramas, delights, passions and heartbreaks that take place in everyday interactions (or lack thereof) between ordinary people. Most of my films have dealt with human-scale issues such as tough choices, love, dreams, hope and finding meaning and fun in life. I love an underdog story! My motto is don't let anything get in the way of telling a story that might uplift someone - film it with your smartphone if that's what you have, but get it done and share it with the world.

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Director Statement

Stanley Park in Vancouver is a great source of "found situations" for me as a filmmaker. I often spot something that inspires me to grab some quick footage, then I craft a narrative to fit the video. The narrative usually relates to a theme I want to explore, in this case the advice we might give our younger selves. The painted faces of these two "rock sharks" one bigger and the other smaller, provided a fun visual frame for the story.