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Squint

A couple's fuzzed memory from a cabin getaway is visualized through distorted scrapbooking and artifacted home video streamlining the doubt and confidence they have for each other. "Squint" (2022) is an ode to analyzing the ceilings of the cabin while laying in its bed, squinting in the process.

  • Jack S Chisik
    Director
  • Jack Chisik
    Visual Effects
  • Jack Chisik
    Editor
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Experimental, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Drama, Romance, Surreal, Nostalgia
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 21 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 20, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    4:3
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes - College For Creative Studies
Director Biography - Jack S Chisik

Jack Chisik is an experimental independent filmmaker/animator residing in Detroit, MI enrolled in the College For Creative Studies.
Chisik finds inspiration from the intersection of normal and bizarre. He appreciates narratives that challenge viewers to analyze the abstract with "out of bounds" visuals that shock the senses while also leaving an impactful deep resonance, often tapping into 21st century nostalgia. Chisik is intricately involved in all processes of filmmaking from conception, direction, visual and practical effects, and original scoring, leaving his unique touch on every project he puts forth.

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