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The Ballerina's Curse

Chilling horror short film that unravels the haunting tale of a ballet school plagued by a malevolent demonic presence. The deceased ballerina's best friend, along with a courageous group of spirit hunters, embarks on a desperate mission to save her soul.

  • Juming Delmas
    Trapped Tight
  • Juming Delmas
    Trapped Tight
  • Angela J Gaines
    Trapped Tight
  • Casterline Villar
    Key Cast
    "Imani "
  • Robin Winton
    Key Cast
    Trapped Tight
  • Austin Nix
    Key Cast
  • Molly Johnson
    Key Cast
  • Dean Atkinson
    Key Cast
  • Steven Brown
    Key Cast
  • Sarah Reid-Vinyard
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Other
  • Runtime:
    44 minutes 22 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 27, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Filmzen International Film Competition
    Online Festival
    May 30, 2023
    Award Winner
    December 21, 2023
    Official Selection
    June 9, 2023
    Award Winner
  • Bridge Fest
    Online Festival
    December 27, 2023
    Official Selection
  • Cult Critic Movie Awards Cult Critic Movie Awards
    June 12, 2023
    Award Winner
  • Ekurhuleni International Film Festival-EIFF 24
    Germiston, Gauteng
    South Africa
    November 29, 2023
  • Virgin Spring Cinefest
    Kolkata, West Bengal
    June 13, 2023
    Award Winner
  • Top Line Distribution Showcase
    Los Angeles
    United States
    August 15, 2023
    Award Winner
  • Gangtok International Film Festival
    Gangtok, Sikkim
    May 25, 2023
    Award Winner
  • South Film and Arts Academy Festival
    Rancagua, O'Higgins
    August 16, 2023
    Award Winner
  • Marina del Rey Film Festival
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    June 8, 2023
    Official Selection
Distribution Information
  • Herogo
    Country: United States
    Rights: Video on Demand
Director Biography - Juming Delmas

Born and raised in a small town in southern Florida, Juming Delmas had always been interested in the entertainment industry. As a child, he loved to sing and act, but it wasn't until he was in high school that he discovered his true passion for filmmaking.

Juming attended Florida State University where he received his Masters Degree in Communication and Video Media Studies. He spent countless hours behind the camera and in the editing room, experimenting with different techniques and learning how to bring his creative visions to life on the screen.

While completing his studies, Juming decided to begin pursuing a career in independent filmmaking. He quickly learned that the road to success in the film industry is long and difficult, but he was determined to make a name for himself.

Juming successfully advocated for film incentives and tax exemptions to remain intact in the State of Florida. After the passing of the bill he received a certificate of recognition from a state representative.

Juming started out working as a production assistant on various film sets, and he used his free time to work on his own independent film projects. His first short film, which he wrote, directed, and edited himself, premiered at a local film festival and received positive reviews from critics and audiences alike.

Encouraged by the success of his first film, Juming continued to work on new projects and hone his skills as a filmmaker. He created a production company with like-minded collaborators, and they worked on various short films, music videos, documentaries, and commercials.

Despite the challenges of working in the independent film industry, Juming never gave up on his dreams. He continued to write and direct, always pushing himself to create innovative and thought-provoking works of art.

Over time, Juming’s hard work and dedication paid off. His films began to gain more attention from festivals, distributors, and critics. He won numerous awards and accolades, and his films were screened at major film festivals around the world.

Juming will be considered one of the most innovative and exciting independent filmmakers to work in the industry. He continues to create powerful and thought-provoking films that challenge audiences to think about the world in new and different ways.

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Director Statement

My horror short film, "The Ballerina’s Curse," explores the ideas of the unknown and how fear can manifest in unexpected ways. The film is an intense haunting experience that will leave audiences questioning what they just witnessed.

The film tells the story of a group of paranormal investigators on the case of a haunted ballet studio. As they begin to experience strange and terrifying occurrences, they realize something sinister is lurking in the shadows.

Through the use of suspenseful music, subtle camera movements, and a moody atmosphere, “The Ballerina’s Curse” builds a sense of intensity that will keep audiences on the edge of their seats.

As a director, my goal was to create a film that would push the boundaries of horror with unpredictable plot twists and turns. I wanted to create a film that would be both emotionally resonant and terrifying, and that would leave audiences with a sense of dread and unease.

Ultimately, "The Ballerina’s Curse" is a film about the power of guilt and betrayal, and the devastating consequences that can come from turning on those closest to us. It is a haunting and unforgettable film that will leave audiences questioning their own relationships and the secrets that they keep hidden. I hope that viewers will embrace its dark and chilling vision, and that the film will stay with them long after they have left the theater.