Private Project

Rush To The Night

An awkward reunion of two parted friends triggers their night adventure to the time capsule they buried in school.

  • Freddy Tang
  • Freddy Tang
  • Freddy Tang
  • Shih-Yao Chen
    Key Cast
    “The Living”
  • Yi-Ting Tsai
    Key Cast
    “The Dead”
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    18 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    September 7, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
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Director Biography - Freddy Tang

Freddy Tang obtained his bachelor and master’s degree in law with an emphasis on financial and economic subjects in Taiwan. As an attorney at law, he dealt with more than 250 civil and criminal cases over a span of 5 years and was appointed as public legal consultant in city councilor’s office.
After five years of practicing laws, he received a filmmaking scholarship from the Taiwan government and began studying film directing at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) in 2015, where he is forming his artistic vision and cinematic skills as he moves towards his goal as an independent filmmaker. His legal background and experience in litigations both contribute to the diverse subjects and unique insights in his storytelling. Ima, the short film he made in his second year at CalArts, has been selected or awarded in festivals around the world. He is currently working on various projects as a writer, director and cinematographer.

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Director Statement

Youthful days always carry a magical element as we recall them. With the nature of regret, passion and embarrassment, the memory from the past always make me feel contradictorily - dreamy yet realistic. The distance between the past and present then creates an alternative self that becomes the only proof of my own existence. Eternity is a relative concept since nothing ever stays the same. The moment we met and the times we shared were never too short to leave a glaring mark in this long dark night we called life.