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A Cup Song

A teenager sings to the first love of her life in a big empty house. She is about to leave forever and explore the possibilities and beauty of the world. In the song she invites her first boyfriend to join her. nothing will stop her from departing...

  • Eduardo Rufeisen
  • Eduardo Rufeisen
  • Stella Rufeisen
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Music Video
  • Runtime:
    1 minute 34 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 25, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
  • Hope Film Awards 2017
    February 24, 2017
    Official Selection
  • North Portland Unknown Film Festival 2017
    United States
    Official Selection
  • Hollywood Film Competition, 2016
    United States
    May 1, 2016
    Official Selection
  • The Indie Film Awards 2016
    Los Angeles
    United States
    June 1, 2016
    Winner of Award of Recognition
  • Industry Boost Competition 2016
    Los Angeles
    United States
    November 24, 2016
  • Grand Indie Wise
    United States
    September 10, 2016
  • Bucharest ShortCut CineFest
    June 15, 2016
  • Los Angeles CineFest
    Los Angeles
    United States
    May 1, 2016
  • Tracce Cinematografiche Film Fest
    June 21, 2016
Director Biography - Eduardo Rufeisen

Eduardo Rufeisen has international experience producing, directing and leading creative teams and crews. He worked as the Senior Advisor of Advertising for Bosch-Blaupunkt group in Brazil, where he directed ad campaigns for print and TV. As marketing manager of MTV-Brazil, he created advertising campaigns for television and managed the sales accounts. He also worked as producer in charge of budgets and ratings for the Brazilian Television Network, BAND. At the Academy of Art University he was the Director of the Motion Pictures Department and also directed hundreds of scenes and shorts for the acting students portfolios.

Since completing his MBA in Marketing and Advertising in Brazil and his Master of Fine Arts degree (MFA) in Motion Pictures and Television at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, Eduardo taught film and television for classes for Foothill College, Menlo College, City College of San Jose, West Valley College and worked as a producer/director for film, television for various clients in Northern California. His films have been screened and awarded in United States, Canada, Germany, England, France, Italy, Belgium, Romania and Brazil.

Currently, he independently produces and directs documentaries, films and animations for his own company.

• Webpage: http://eduardorufeisen.wix.com/portfolio
• YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/EduardoRufeisen
• LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eduardo-rufeisen-08852a14?trk=nav_responsive_tab_profile

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Director Statement

Music Video: A Cup Song

A Cup Song is based on the 1931 song "When I'm Gone" written by A. P. Carter.

The song tells the story of someone leaving to experience life and inviting a loved one to join the adventure.

I produced, directed, shot and edited my daughter Stella singing in a empty house (that was about to be demolish) in California multiple times to convey the empty feeling that comes with a inevitable separation. It was a long day memorable day. I hope you enjoy the result of our work.

Thank you for watching.

Eduardo Rufeisen