Be My Guest

Two young adventure-seekers are trapped in the woods by some mysterious dark creatures that they inadvertently unleashed.

  • Yulia Budovskaya
    Director
  • Yulia Budovskaya
    Writer
  • Yulia Budovskaya
    Producer
  • Javier De Córdova
    Key Cast
    "Lou"
  • Guillermo De Córdova
    Key Cast
    "Lou's Clone"
  • Carlos Matheus Souto
    Key Cast
    "Gerry"
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 9 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 11, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    8,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Spain
  • Country of Filming:
    Spain
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    RED
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Sitges Film Festival
    Sitges
    Spain
    October 5, 2019
    Spain premiere
    Brigadoon Official Selection
  • Terror Molins Film Festival
    Molins De Rei
    Spain
    November 12, 2019
    Official Selection
  • Independent Shorts Awards
    Los Angeles
    United States
    Best Mystery Short Bronze Award, Best Horror Short Bronze Award, Best Sci-Fi Short Honorable Mention
  • XVI Fantaspoa
    Porto Alegre
    Brazil
    July 31, 2020
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Yulia Budovskaya

Yulia Budovskaya is a screenwriter and aspiring film director. She worked for 5 years as a journalist and a screenwriter on Russian television in Moscow. In 2011 she moved in Barcelona, Spain to study Social Communications and Digital Marketing. She also studied Video Editing and Color Grading to participate in small independent productions as a freelancer and open her way in film industry in the foreign country. Be My Guest is a debut film of Yulia produced between two countries with a very international team.

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Director Statement

Be My Guest is a sci-fi horror short film. It’s set in Barcelona highland in modern days.
“Be my guest” is inspired by Pan's Labyrinth of Guillermo Del Toro, Twin Peaks of David Lynch and The Killing of a Sacred Deer by Yorgos Lanthimos where a fairy tale is merged with the reality and where the legends prove to be real. It brings you into the woods to face your ancient, mystical, demonic yourself, your Doppelgänger.
“Be my guest” is a premise of a future dystopian world. In this world your place in life can be taken by your Clone with the mysterious unknown origins. But even if you are safe, you can't be sure that the person next to you is original and not a perfect Clone with unclear goals.