Private Project


In this thrilling short film, we follow Samantha, a fearless hacker who steals the final line of code needed to build a groundbreaking cyber-ware AI software. After losing her friend in the heist, she falls into a destructive lifestyle until she meets a charming bartender named Théau, who helps her turn her life around. But when her friend Elle resurfaces and kills him, Samantha seeks revenge. The film explores Samantha's journey of love, loss, and redemption, culminating in a powerful confrontation that will leave audiences on the edge of their seats.

  • Matthew Nalbandian
  • Matthew Nalbandian
  • Matthew Nalbandian
  • Samantha Stilwell
    Key Cast
    "Samantha Hayes"
  • Sierra Chyanne Mon
    Key Cast
  • Théau Caribou
    Key Cast
  • DJ Bakmazjian
    Key Cast
  • Lauren Nalbandian
    Key Cast
  • Sona Simonyan
    Key Cast
  • Jean-Luc Fleurent
    Key Cast
    "Man in the Church"
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Feature, Short
  • Genres:
    sci-fi, action, suspense
  • Runtime:
    19 minutes 57 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 14, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
  • Country of Filming:
  • Language:
    English, French
  • Shooting Format:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Matthew Nalbandian
Distribution Information
  • Matthew Nalbandian
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Matthew Nalbandian

Matthew is a filmmaker who was born and raised in
Montreal. His passion for storytelling began at a young
age, fuelled by stories of espionage, cars, and hand-tohand
combat. Over the years, he has honed his craft by
creating captivating cinematic automotive videos and
ads that have amassed a dedicated following.

Driven by his lifelong passion for filmmaking, Matthew is
now embarking on an exciting new journey to create a short film series. He is inspired by the worlds of
Bladerunner, John Wick, and Cyberpunk, which are the
three genres he can't get enough of. His PROLOGUE
short film, which he made last year, served as a
launching pad for this very special sci-fi universe he has

With his unique blend of creativity, storytelling, and
technical expertise, Matthew is confident in his ability to
bring his artistic vision to life and connect with
audiences in a meaningful way.

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