The Mantis Shrimp

What if “risking it all for love” had its consequences…

Discover the limits of love and what it means for them to push back as Claire Daniels meets River Still - who would, unbeknownst to her, change her life.

  • Carter Mason
  • Carter Mason
  • Searra Sawka
    Key Cast
    "Claire Daniels"
  • Eric Francis Melaragni
    Key Cast
    "River Still"
  • Austin DeMott
  • Carter Mason
    Post-Editing / Grading
  • Austin DeMott
    Post-Editing / Grading
  • Roman Simonyan
    Graphic Deisgner (Poster Art)
  • Scott Buckley
    Music & Sound
  • Epidemic Sounds
    Music & Sound
  • Bianca Pardo
    On Set Supervisor
  • William Stead
    Festival Submissions Assistant
  • Project Type:
  • Genres:
    Realism, Drama, Romance, Humor
  • Runtime:
    17 minutes 54 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 8, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    6,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, Canon EOS C70, Canon R6
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Carter Mason

All the best directors said to just go out and do the damn thing - so that's exactly what I did.

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