Private Project

First Time

A romantic comedy about a high school couple who plan to have their “first-time” sex experience in a hotel and things go wrong when the young man finds out it’s not his girlfriend’s first time.

  • Shu Gao
  • Shu Gao
  • Molly Shan Jiang
  • Viveca Chow
    Key Cast
  • Erin Miller
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    September 1, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
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  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, SonyFS5
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Director Biography - Shu Gao

Shu Gao (China), graduated from Tsinghua University, School of Journalism and Communication, is now a graduate student at Columbia University in the city of New York, studying Film Screenwriting/ Directing. Shu has written several novels, feature scripts and also has made some short films. She has worked for studios, film festivals and several TV channels.

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Director Statement

This film is a romantic comedy about feminism and gender equality. Through the way of humor, I hope the audiences could have a deeper thought about intimate relationships.