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Frank and Elle decide to meet in real life after connecting on a dating app… That’s when things get weird!

  • Clayton Henderson
  • Clayton Henderson
  • Tamra Corley Davis
  • Josh Munds
    Key Cast
  • Melissa Munds
    Key Cast
  • Christopher Allen Evans
    Key Cast
  • SheilaVA
    Key Cast
  • Alexander Jeffery
  • Bence Farkas
    Original Score
  • Taylor Bracewell
  • JC Doler
  • Paul Petersen
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  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 7, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    7,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Louisiana Film Prize
    Shreveport, Louisiana
    October 19, 2023
    World Premiere
    Official Selection; Founders Circle Judges Award
Director Biography - Clayton Henderson

Clayton is a 2021 graduate of Smackover High School in Smackover, AR. After high school, Clayton moved to Shreveport, LA to immerse himself in the growing film scene of the area by working on film crews, writing scripts, and filming his own shorts. In 2022 Clayton was accepted into a New York Film Academy summer filmmaking program and spent 2 months in Florence, Italy participating in the workshop. He got back to Shreveport in time to see his second short film, The Blue Dress, make the Top 20 of the prestigious Louisiana Film Prize.

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Director Statement

In a time where online dating is how most of my peers connect with others, Clownfish shows how the image we present online can be vastly different from who we actually are. But if we can just "be ourselves" maybe the person we are talking to can look past the mask and really see the person inside.