Experiencing Interruptions?


Logline: A story about a stalker following an microcelebrity through the Internet.
The Internet has brought many new opportunities to the micro celebrity economy. For example, communicate with followers on social platforms through real-time streaming media without even understanding marketing views. China's tick culture has developed into another opportunity for e-commerce. Users with millions of followers usually make money by streaming or even selling products.
Refer to the definitions of these seven deadly sins and compare them to discover that in modern life, the individual is the subject of our concern. We have taken the most common "crimes" that everyone may have committed, but turned a blind eye to design a diagram that connects them together. We want to call on the audience to pay more attention to what they are doing through this plot.
This story is about a miniature celebrity who spends money to do what. In order to accumulate more fans, she shared her life online, including when and where she was and what she was going to do. As a result, it attracted a crazy fan, who lost his mind in the virtual world and became a stalker. When the micro celebrity performed a live performance in the cafe, the stalker tracked her, found her home, and sneaked in.

  • Qiwen Zhang
  • Xue Ao
  • Zixuan Jiang
  • Qiwen Zhang
  • Jieyuan Hou
  • Annabel McConnachie
    Key Cast
  • Steve Lu
    Key Cast
    "the stalker"
  • Xue Ao
  • Zixuan Jiang
  • Xue Ao
    Camera Operator
  • Zixuan Jiang
    Camera Operator
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 58 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 8, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    300 USD
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    Digital 35mm
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - The university of Sydney
Director Biography - Qiwen Zhang, Xue Ao, Zixuan Jiang

Xue Ao was born in Hubei, China. She is a director/editor. She has a strong interest in art and media majors and has taken courses in new media art. She has working experience in post production and photography in TV stations and studios. She is also an imaginative and creative worker.
Xue Ao has received the Bachelor degree of Digital Media Art at Hubei Institute of Fine Art. She currently studies in the University of Sydney, majored in Master of Moving Image. Also she has served as camera operator and editor for short dramas and experimental film, some of them were selected in festival (eg. The lift-off sessions). Xue Ao demonstrating her love of drama and experimental films and the ability to make photography.
Xue Ao is interested in various forms of short films and psychological horror, she is eager to explore these themes within the industry.

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My name is xue ao, i've completed the Bachelor of Digital Media Art at Hubei Institute of Fine Arts. I'm currently studying at the University of Sydney, majored in the Master of Moving Image. I have 4 years studying experience in new media arts and post-prodution and being proficient in using various Adobe software to edit videos in linear and non-linear ways; make basic color correction and special effects. Have rich experience in post-production, and have certain experience in assisting the production team in shooting, can assist in camera operating. Have good aesthetics and creativity, and have the ability of great teamwork and management.