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Patterns is a short, offbeat drama about mental illness and addiction. It a housekeeper and photographer who maintains a careful balance between his work and his passion, until a new object of obsession takes control.

  • Ian Wagner
  • Ian Wagner
  • Virgilio San Andres IV
  • Brandon Cullen
  • Estephan Sandoval
    Key Cast
  • Samantha
    Key Cast
  • Justin Havlovic
    Director of Photogrpahy
  • Warren Bedell
    Production Designer
  • Dylan Matzke
    Casting Director
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Art House, Drama
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    May 14, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - University of Colorado Denver
Director Biography - Ian Wagner

Ian Wagner has devoted his waking life to art in all its forms. Currently a Senior in the University of Colorado Denver's Film and Television program, his short films are an examination of the human mind's bizarre and uncomfortable depths: its desires, its secrets, and its trauma.

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Director Statement

Patterns is an unnerving take on life and love. It gives you but a moment to examine the life of a tortured man and the patterns that rule his life.