We recommend you update your Vimeo settings to enable embedding. This way, festivals can watch your video within FilmFreeway. Your video will still be password protected.

In Vimeo, click Settings > Privacy > Where Can This Video be Embedded > Anywhere.

Password

Dark Lights

A haunted, sexy Las Vegas penthouse dweller explores the darker side of the city and its many addictions.

  • Deborah Richards
    Director
    Boy Meets Girl, Send Hollywood My Love
  • Deborah Richards
    Writer
    Boy Meets Girl, Send Hollywood My Love
  • Patrick Wirtz
    Producer
    No Greater Odds, S.H.A.R.P., Send Hollywood My Love, Hush
  • Brianna McKee
    Key Cast
    “Joy”
  • Mark Rebstock
    Key Cast
    “Roy”
    Crossed Lines
  • Zachariah Moyes
    Key Cast
    “Junkie 1”
    Vegas Vacation, Quantum Attitude, The Cold Farewell
  • Cherr Barragan
    Key Cast
    “Junkie 2”
  • Tanner Lewis
    Key Cast
    “Choir Boy”
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    December 16, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, 4k raw
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Deborah Richards

Deborah Richards is a creative visionary and storyteller with 30+ years of experience in the digital arts.

Her work over the decades has spanned from the dawn of the digital audio revolution as a musician and studio engineer in her teens to consulting, directing, and creating for some of the largest brands in the world today.

As a filmmaker (writer, director, DP, editor, VFX artist, colorist, sound designer, production designer, & camera girl) her passion lies in emotionally connecting the story or brand to her audience.

Originally from England, she is a former 5-time world bartending champion, a four-time regional Emmy® winner, longtime Las Vegas resident, dog owner, and passionate advocate for the arts.

Add Director Biography
Director Statement

It's real simple...

I try to be as nice as I can to everyone I meet and I try my best at everything I do. I figured the universe will take care of the rest.

Debbi :)

FUN FACTS:
1. There are 74 VFX shots in Dark Lights the short.

2. I was the writer, director, camera girl, director of photography, drone pilot, wardrobe, production design, editor, colorist, sound designer, CGI artist, VFX artist, special effects artist, and even wrote the song at the beginning.