Seduction of Distance

"Seduction of Distance" is a promo/proof of concept monologue from Mike Messier's "A Distance from Avalon - when the dying and the dead reunite" novel, feature film screenplay and full-length feature-length stage play script.

  • Mike Messier
    Disregard the Vampire, The Impeccable, Blood! Sugar! Sid! Ace!
  • Mike Messier
    Fight or Play Basketball, The Manor, Marriage is Bliss
  • Mike Messier
  • Mike Messier
    Key Cast
  • Kim Kayling
    Acting Coach
  • Anthony Sorrentino
    Dalmation (1 minute teaser)
  • Tony Caramadre
    Music & Sound
    The Impeccable, Disregard the Vampire - A Mike Messier Documentary, So, You're the Guy?, Dalmatian
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
  • Genres:
    Drama, Monologue, Mobile, Smart Phone, Selfie, One Actor, One Actor movie, horror, fantasy
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 40 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 3, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    120 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    iphone 8
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Shawna Shea Memorial Film Festival
    United States
    September 21, 2021
    MA premiere
Director Biography - Mike Messier

Mike Messier has won 70 awards in film Direction, TV production, Screenwriting, Acting and playwriting. As an Actor, Messier has shared scenes with Meryl Streep & Elisabeth Shue (in Hope Springs), Wesley Snipes, Cybill Shepherd & Mario Van Peebles (in Hard Luck), and Richard Jenkins & Frances McDormand (in Olive Kitteridge). Mike also runs Avalonia Festival of Short Film, Theater and Photography.

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Director Statement

This short was filmed on my iPhone 8 at Lake Dora, Florida.