False Conjecture

A nervous and defensive teenager tries to survive her first day on campus. After a long day of mishaps, she decides to step outside her comfort zone and attend a frat party with her vivacious roommate. Unfortunately, her hopes of the ideal college experience prove harder to achieve than she thought when the party goes down hill.

  • Matthew Brdlik
    Director
  • Matthew Brdlik
    Writer
  • Danny Vaughn
    Writer
  • Amanda Krupp
    Producer
  • Tyler Krawczyk
    Director of Photography
  • Michael Greene
    Assistant Director
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 5 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 28, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    300 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
Director Biography - Matthew Brdlik

Matthew Brdlik is an upcoming writer director studying Film and Television at DePaul University. Matthew is originally from Plainfield Illinois, where he got into film by running multiple popular Youtube channels in high school that earned over 1.3 million video views. Since then he has been working to further develop is Directing, Screenwriting, Editing and Assistant Directing skills. He strives to tell stores that have a unique under told perspective on important issues.

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Director Statement

False Conjecture was created to express the college experience through a more niche perspective. Jamie, a shy girl with a defensive personality, must learn to embrace the somewhat odd appearing college culture. It's once she has let go of her preconceived notions, and the strain of her prior romantic relationship that she can truly be happy in this new environment. Living in the moment, rather than clutching onto the past. In this way her story is meant to be a lesson to others to fight past their own internal struggles so that they may grasp their own happiness.