Private Project


Song Lee (28), an extra actor, hoping not only for the opportunity to be an actor but also for respect. In a restaurant set of a film shooting, Song is kicked off the stage by the director. When Song is about to leave, the crew finds that Song is an indispensable "background" in every shot because of the continuity. The director has to bring Song back.

  • Xuan Qin
  • Abdullah Harun ILHAN
  • Abdullah Harun ILHAN
  • Krishita Agarwal
    Director of Photography
  • Hadeel Hassaan
    Production Designer
  • Animesh Garg
  • Paloma Pazos
  • Shing Chung
    Key Cast
  • Rolando Montecalvo
    Key Cast
  • Iris Park
    Key Cast
  • Eveline Reynolds-Boison
    Key Cast
  • Johanna Tyers
    Key Cast
  • Ravel Lumba
    Key Cast
  • Mersedeh Nazari
    Key Cast
  • Eren Özkaradeniz
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Comdey, Drama, Tragicomedy
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 47 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 7, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    8,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    Turkey, United Kingdom
  • Language:
    English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital (ARRI)
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - University of the Arts London
Director Biography - Xuan Qin

Xuan Qin is from Hubei province in China. He used to be a TV show director for 8 years in Jiangsu Satellite Channel and Mango TV. One of the programmes named Super Combat Team has won the Best General Entertainment Programme in the 20th Asian Television Award. He recently graduated from the MA Film Program of University of the Arts London.

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Director Statement

The film crew is like a miniature social class food chain, and this film is a short and a funny way to show how any small groups can evolve into little examples of hierarchy of the power.