Laughing in the Face of Murder

As four students, Maan, Roberto, Mayford, and Joe, are studying, the lights suddenly switch off, and Joe is dead with a knife stabbed into his body. Maan, Roberto, and Mayford all have to decide and go about their past to find the culprit of this murder and why.

  • Yul Baek
  • Yul Baek
  • Armaan Batra
    Key Cast
    "Detective Maan"
  • Daniel Guo
    Key Cast
  • Ryne Brevetta
    Key Cast
  • Ryan Lewis
    Key Cast
    "Headphones Guy"
  • Arnav Aggarwal
    Key Cast
  • Dawne Kaba
    Key Cast
  • Yul Baek
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Comedy, Mystery, Crime, Whodunit
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 3 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 20, 2023
  • Country of Origin:
  • Country of Filming:
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    iPhone 12 Pro
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Singapore American School
Director Biography - Yul Baek

Yul Baek's passion for media arts and videomaking started in his early years, shaping his dream of becoming a movie director. In 2023, with a few of his friends, he made the film "The Homework," a comedic and fun short film expressing his unique vision and editing style. Since then, Yul Baek has pursued his passion for moviemaking, creating another film named "Laughing in the Face of Murder," his latest short showcasing his strong cinematography skills and excellent writing.

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