Sore Throat

  • Quinn O'Connor
  • 4085 Productions LLC.
    Production Company
    Breathe, The First Friday, The Kids Aren't Alright, This is Gerald, All Alone Together (Upcoming)
  • Jordan Rice
  • Quinn O'Connor
  • Lily Castle
  • Ava Bunn
  • Kaleb Manske
    Director of Photography
  • Quinn O'Connor
    Creative Director
  • Quinn O'Connor
    Key Cast
  • Thomas Avona
    Key Cast
    "Sore Throat"
  • Kaleb Manske
  • Kiersten Meyers
    Sound Designer
  • Maverick Fabela
  • Gordon Horwitz
    Visual Effects and CGI
  • Quinn O'Connor
    Special Effects Make-Up
  • Casey Flemming
    Production Sound
  • Darcy Bergerstein
    Production Assistant
  • Siuoxsie Lennox
    Production Assistant
  • Zach Coulter
    Production Assistant
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    horror, thriller, experimental, short, student, low-budget
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 9 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 28, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    400 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Quinn O'Connor, Lily Castle, Ava Bunn

Quinn O'Connor, a 22-year-old artist with a passion for the dramatic arts, has been performing on stage since elementary school. He discovered his talent for special effects makeup shortly thereafter, which allowed him to create impactful makeup looks for theater and film. Now studying Dramatic Arts at USC with an emphasis in acting, Quinn is on a path to pursue his dreams and leave a lasting impact. With his vision and execution, there is no doubt that Quinn is a star in the making.

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Director Statement

"Sore Throat" aims to alchemize the scars of the past into an otherworldly and evocative experience. The film explores the effects of trauma on identity, illuminating how it can transform its recipients into unrecognizable states. How much deceit can one ingest before being consumed entirely?