Experiencing Interruptions?

Dreadful Descent of Elliot Moro

Through the course of the year, a teenager begins to explore drug usage as his estranged father tries to connect with him and keep him on the right path.

  • Daniel Senior
    Little Reindeer, Broken Bonds
  • Daniel Senior
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  • Daniel Senior
    Little Reindeer, Broken Bonds
  • Aaron McVeigh
    Key Cast
    The Cleansing Hour
  • Rob McGuire
    Key Cast
    Snowfalls in the Summer
  • David Puchir
    Director of Photography
  • Zachary Braddy
    Cacio E Papa, Pushback
  • Zak Lang
    1st Assistant Camera
  • Daniel Franklin
    Dark Devices, Nurture or Nature, Dark Craft
  • Hazel George
    Sound Recordist
  • Saoirse Gillespie
    Boom Operator
  • Daniel Senior
    Nurture or Nature, Broken Bonds, I Don't Know Jack
  • Shannon Scott
    Hair and Makeup
  • Stacey Andrea Scott
    Hair and Makeup
  • Esther Elbornova
    Assistant Director
    My Undead Family, Solar Urticaria
  • Andrew Auten
    Sound Editor
    Dark Patriot, Algea: God of Pain, Rod the Stormtrooper
  • Peter Brown
    Still Photographer
    The Film Industry - Life Behind The Camera, Dark Devices, Jacob Tyler
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  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 34 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 27, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    700 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Edinburgh Napier
  • HB Film Festival
    United Kingdom
    October 5, 2023
Director Biography - Daniel Senior

Daniel Senior is a Scottish writer-director who loves to focus on pairs of characters, often leaning towards family members or found family in tragic situations, whether through drama, thriller or other genres.

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Director Statement

Dreadful Descent is a very self-contained story of the personal story and struggle of a father trying to connect with his son, despite the infrequency of their meetings. The short is a very personal story that I and many others have struggled with and will be able to relate to.