Insomnia

A teenager faces a demon as a result of his inability to sleep.

  • Nicolas McKee
    Director
  • Nicolas McKee
    Writer
  • Nicolas McKee
    Producer
  • Daniel Hernandez
    Key Cast
  • Sebastian Quintero
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Horror, Suspense
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 28 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 31, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Nicolas McKee

Nicolas McKee is a Mexican/American director. He comes from multiple cultural backgrounds, having traveled the world from a young age. His passions include watching, making, and talking about movies and TV shows. With the goal to make feature length films for a living, Nico is always looking for people to hop on board his team.

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Director Statement

As someone who has struggled with maintaining a healthy sleep schedule, the movie Insomnia was sort of a reimagining of my experience. The demon depicted in the short is a metaphor for my inability to sleep, while the protagonist struggles with a racing mind.