Project Gnosis Season 1: Mabuhay

Project Gnosis is a cyberpunk urban fantasy focused on exploring myths and legends from around the world.
In this world, mythic creatures live throughout the world in secret. However, this secrecy is always near its breaking point due to conflicts. Many groups alter the relations of the mundane and the extraordinary, some more malicious than others.
We follow a group of misfit agents as they investigate supernatural crimes and conspiracies in this dark reality.

  • Matthew Curran
  • Matthew Curran
  • Matthew Curran
  • Cassandra Boh
    Key Cast
  • Kevin Urban
    Key Cast
    "Finn MacCool"
  • Nikko Abanilla
    Key Cast
  • Peter Havran
    Sound Designer
  • Peter Havran
  • Project Type:
    Web / New Media, Other
  • Runtime:
    2 hours 46 minutes 33 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 28, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    4,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    Cebuano, English, Mandarin Chinese, Tagalog
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Matthew Curran

Matthew Curran is a director, a video editor, screenwriter, and a liaison of many different creatives. His media career started in University of Houston having a B.A. in Media Production graduating on December 2017. A mixed Filipino-American in ethnicity, much of his past work is in documentary and promotional content for groups such as non-profit organizations from 2017 to 2019. He is also an associate producer with Kyle Fu, a renowned master origami artist having worked with him from 2019 to now. He is also the producer and director of an audio drama called Project Gnosis which is an ongoing podcast about cyberpunk societies and international mythologies. Foldtastic is his debut short film documentary.

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Director Statement

This story is important because I wanted to envision a crossover of cultural exchange done by different cultures around the world and how it is important that we come together in solidarity rather than be apart.