Cosplay: Behind the Mask

Cosplay: Behind the Mask is a documentary short that delves into the cosplay culture as seen through the eyes of seasoned cosplayer Crystal Santoro and newcomer Brady Cannon. This film depicts both ends of the spectrum of experience, showing that no matter the level of the creator, when cosplay is involved, fun, shenanigans, and acceptance isn’t far behind.

  • Ethan Rich
    Cosplay: Behind the Con
  • Rika Bhakta
    Atlas of Recollections; Team Sports
  • Jonathan Harris
    Director of Photography
  • Ryan Walters
    Sound Director
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 17 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 27, 2015
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Ethan Rich

Ethan Rich is twenty three year old Student filmmaker at University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He specializes and has a main interest in documentary filmmaking, and is due to graduate in 2015. Film credits include:
The Omen Queen- Director of Photography- Finished
Cosplay: Behind the Con- Director- Finished
Cosplay Behind the Mask- Director- Post Production
His directorial debut Cosplay: Behind the Con is currently doing a festival run and has been confirmed as an official selection to Geekfest Film Festival and Visions Film Festival.

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