Private Project


Trapped in an alternate reality, a neurotic mentalist is tormented by a being from another dimension while developing an incredible new superpower.

  • Lee McCaulla
  • Lee McCaulla
  • Lee McCaulla
  • James Manley Green
    Key Cast
  • David Fairchild
    Key Cast
    "The Being"
  • Project Type:
  • Runtime:
    2 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 10, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    325 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital (iPhone)
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Lee McCaulla

A recipient of the Lew and Edie Wasserman Scholarship, Lee graduated with his BFA in film/video from the Cal Arts Character Animation Program in 1991. He is also a 2009 graduate of the UCLA Professional Program in Producing and studied Screenwriting at the David Lynch School of Cinematic Arts.

In 1996, Lee directed a team of artists at Warner Brothers on his own animated short, Loose Tooth. The film went on to win awards at festivals around the world, appeared on Canal Plus TV in France and qualified for Academy Award consideration in 1997. Shortly thereafter, he was hired to direct a series of commercials for Old Navy which won the Annie Award for Best TV Commercial of 1998.

As an animation artist, Lee has contributed to such films as Disney's Aladdin, Pocahontas, Warner Brother's Space Jam, Fox's Ferngully: The Last Rainforest, and television shows such as The Ren & Stimpy Show. He has also animated on commercials for Dow Scrubbing Bubbles, Cocoa Pebbles cereal, a Japanese Esso spot starring Lupin the 3rd, and on the Disney/Sega Genesis game, Gargoyles. Lee is also well known for various personal film projects such as Paper Clips (a CGI short for the internet), Worker's Compensation (a live action short for Adaptec), Taxi Ride (a music video for Tori Amos), and Streaker (his first indie feature).

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