Private Project

Owl Spotting

A poetry student and her professor search for an owl.

  • Coleman Weimer
  • Coleman Weimer
  • Surui Guo
  • Xiaowen Wu
  • Quinlan Morrow
  • Sophie Savides
    Key Cast
    San Clemente Syndrome
  • Barry Del Sherman
    Key Cast
    There Will Be Blood, American Beauty, Independence Day, Night Moves
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 52 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 9, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    1,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, 35mm, Sony
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - USC
Director Biography - Coleman Weimer

Coleman Weimer was born in Waterloo, Iowa but raised in Thailand where his parents work in coffee and teaching. He returned to the U.S. to study film in Oregon. Currently, he is earning his MFA at USC School of Cinematic Arts.

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Director Statement

There are limits to which people can understand each other and truly share an experience. I wanted to explore how this might be occur between a teacher and student outside of the classroom. The activity of owl watching serves as a vehicle for metaphor.