A self-obsessed beauty queen, Samantha, takes drastic measures to her beauty regime after losing a pageant competition, becoming cursed by the unimaginable.

  • Melissa Morales
    “Bigger”, “Honeypie”, “Linda & Luis”
  • Melissa Morales
  • Melissa Morales
  • Sage Sedlacek
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Horror, Drama, Thriller, Experimental
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    July 24, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Melissa Morales

Melissa Morales (she/her) is a Brooklyn, New York based multifaceted filmmaker and multimedia content creator. She is a current New Wave Member of NYWIFT and a Latina, first generation alum from CUNY Brooklyn College with a BA in Film Production.

Melissa has written, directed, & produced four short films in 2022; her latest film, her thesis “Bigger”, was one of the top scoring films in the 41st Annual Brooklyn College Film Festival (May 31st, 2023) and voted as a Faculty Select Screening, where she was awarded the New York Women In Film & Television Emerging Female Filmmaker Award and awarded with a NYWIFT Next Wave Membership.

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Director Statement

I have always been someone who loved stories. Growing up, I would write countless poems and short stories, and was inspired by the hundreds of books I read. Now, I’m making some of my dreams come through with the content I create and through this, I am creating my own story.