The interactions between a girl and her candle slowly devolve to reveal trouble lurking beneath.

  • Camilo Ribadeneira
  • Camilo Ribadeneira
  • Camilo Ribadeneira
  • Jessica Parsons
    Key Cast
    "The Girl"
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short
  • Genres:
    Suspense, thriller, surreal, experimental, art house, abstract
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 27 seconds
  • Production Budget:
    200 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Camilo Ribadeneira

Camilo is a 25 year old, Colombian-Italian photographer and filmmaker. He enjoys creating surreal, dream-like work and has a great passion for developing strong soundscapes. He has earned master's degree at Manchester School of Art in film and photography and will continue a career in film long after, with work on their next project set to begin in the spring of 2022

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Director Statement

The concept for this film was born in September as I watched a video on the lighting in Stanley Kubrick's Barry Lyndon. Something about the way the candles interacted with their environment sparked an idea in me that spread like wildfire.

I have worked on productions before, but this is the first film which I have fully made and produced by myself. Behind its surreal elements and heavy sound design, this film holds alot of personal value and I hope it reaches out to a few in the same way. It has set my path into the world of cinema and film production and I could not be prouder of this piece.