It's You

A visual representation of a poem written by Ivan D. Ossa which infiltrates a young man’s mind as he relives and breaks himself out of the prison he unwillingly put himself in as a kid.

  • Ivan D. Ossa
    In Other News, Essence
  • Ivan D. Ossa
    In Other News, Essence
  • Ivan D. Ossa
    In Other News, Essence
  • Rene Ossa
  • John Tan
    In Other News
  • Brandon Kenney
    Director of Photography
    In Other News
  • Rebecca Fadoju
    Production Designer
    In Other News
  • Jadon J.B. Williams
    In Other News
  • Sawan K.
  • Ivan D. Ossa
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Other
  • Genres:
    Romantic, Poetry
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 9 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 14, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    3,403 USD
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Director Biography - Ivan D. Ossa

Ivan D. Ossa is a Director based in Toronto, Ontario.

A 2020 alumni of the Emerging Filmmakers program started by OYA Media Group, he had the opportunity to study and learn from Alison Duke, Ngardy Conteh George, Marsha Greene, Sharon Lewis, and Director X. This also lead to an 8 months internship with OYA Media group which Ivan finished in April, 2021.

Ivan just graduated with a BFA in Film Production at York University. He is also attending FSTVLSZN; a 20 week film mentorship program started by Manifesto.

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Director Statement

The goal is to make thought-provoking films which help humans reclaim their divinity. Through this message, I hope people find inner strength, self-love, inner peace, and most importantly again, love. ~ 1 Corinthian 13.

Humans at their cores are loving beings. I am a big advocate of mindfulness and I believe that there’s no moment without its beauty. I love love, I love beauty. I love art, and I love anything that involves expression of self. I will spread my version of the world and help people see my truth.