Experiencing Interruptions?


Tim, a longtime employee of Mr. Braun's Accountant Firm, awaits the end of the work day. However, his boss, Mr. Braun, interrupts Tim's last minutes at work to give Tim more assignments. As Mr. Braun leaves Tim feeling defeated, Tim notices something strange happening under his desk. Tim investigates and finds a strange, small, scaled creature with multiple legs. Despite initially being scared and confused, Tim grabs the creature after feeling that the creature is harmless. But, when the creature bites Tim, Tim quickly realizes that the creature is anything but harmless.

  • Mayra Estrada
  • Mayra Estrada
  • Mayra Estrada
  • Mayra Estrada
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 46 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 26, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    60 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Kingdom Collegiate Academies
  • SXSW Film Festival
    Austin, Texas
    United States
    World Premiere
    Official Selection: Texas High School Short Films
Distribution Information
  • SXSW
    Country: United States
    Rights: Theatrical
Director Biography - Mayra Estrada

Director Mayra Estrada is a 15-year-old high school student from Dallas, Texas who makes stop-motion films in her bedroom. With an early interest in animation, Estrada began learning stop-motion at 14 years-old. Her films seek to capture humanity through comedic-horror. Mayra Estrada aspires to further study animation and cinematography as she builds skills in editing, animating, writing, and sound mixing.

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Director Statement

Hello, I am Mayra Estrada. I find stop motion to be incredibly enjoyable and allows me to cultivate my ideas in a personal manner. I hope you enjoy my film as much as I do.