Mr. Intrusive (a short film about OCD)

A teenager named Ethan refuses to fight against his OCD, until a manifestation of his OCD, named "Mr. Intrusive", begins to make his life worse. Ethan must now either learn to stop listening to his intrusive thoughts, or succumb to them.

  • Caleb Upright
  • Caleb Upright
  • Caleb Upright
  • Caleb Upright
    Key Cast
    "Ethan "
  • Caleb Upright
    Key Cast
    "Mr. Intrusive"
  • Ayden Cotton
    Key Cast
    "Mr. Intrusive (body double)"
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 45 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 29, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    iPhone 14 "cinematic" setting
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Liberty Highschool
Director Biography - Caleb Upright

Caleb Upright is an uprising student film director seeking to find his place in the industry, wishing to use film as a platform to express his storytelling capabilities.

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Director Statement

I make films because I find it best when a story is told visually