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Lover Boy

In the backseat of a car, late one night, we meet a boy and a girl navigating through their differences and exploring intimacy in a contemporary age of hook-up culture.

  • Nripesh Ahuja
    Key Cast
  • Shalvi Singh
    Key Cast
  • Surbhi Malik
    Director, Writer, Producer
  • Talica Gummery
    Director of Photography
  • Alexander Lu
    Sound Designer, Editor
  • Jocelyn Wong
    Production Assistant
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Coming of Age
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 19 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 4, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    80 AUD
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - UNSW
Director Biography

Surbhi Malik is currently completing her honors year studying Media (Screen and Sound Production) at UNSW, Sydney. She has a variety of production experience, having filmed weddings, shows, music videos, and short films, and made her directional debut in 2021 for the short film Lover Boy.

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Director Statement

My passion is to tell intersectional and regionally-specific stories. I believe the beauty is in the details, and it's my dream to capture the nuances of the human experience on film.