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The Nosleep Show

Set inside the magical world of a 20-year old artist from South Florida, we follow Susan’s journey alongside her companions 6ix and Colly Wobble, as she attempts to balance her artistic goals and chaotic personal life.

  • Maya Marshall
  • Scham Salomon
  • Maya Marshall
  • Scham Salomon
  • Maya Marshall
  • Scham Salomon
  • NosleepSusan
    Key Cast
  • Internet Aunty
    Key Cast
    "Colly Wobble"
  • Donnicia Stokes
    Key Cast
  • Maya Marshall
  • Briana James
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
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  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 11 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 3, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Maya Marshall, Scham Salomon

Maya Marshall is a multi-talented artist and director hailing from South Florida. Born in 1996, Maya discovered her passion for the arts at an early age and has been exploring various forms of creative expression ever since. She has experience with visual art, video content creation, writing, fashion, and animation, and is always looking for new ways to challenge herself and push the boundaries of her art.

Maya's work often explores themes of identity, representation, and the intersection of art and technology. She is known for her bold, colorful aesthetic and her ability to create visually stunning pieces that captivate and inspire. She has gained a following of fans and admirers who are drawn to her unique vision and artistic sensibility.

Despite her young age, Maya has already accomplished a great deal in the world of art and creativity. She has collaborated with a wide range of clients and collaborators, from musicians and filmmakers to models. Maya is an exciting young artist to watch, and her talent and creativity are sure to take her far.

Scham Salomon is a talented artist and writer who was born in Haiti and raised in South Florida. Now living in New York City, Scham has made a name for himself as a dynamic and versatile creative who is equally at home in the worlds of art, dance, film, and screenwriting.

Scham's work is characterized by a deep sense of emotional resonance and a commitment to exploring the complexities of the human experience. He is particularly interested in exploring themes of identity, race, and culture, and his work often reflects his own experiences growing up as a Haitian immigrant in the United States.

Scham has collaborated with a wide range of artists, dancers, and filmmakers to create powerful and thought-provoking works of art. He is a dynamic and engaging artist whose work will continue to captivate and inspire audiences for years to come.

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Director Statement

"The No Sleep Show," is the culmination of years of hard work, dedication, and a willingness to push the boundaries of creativity. As the director of the series, Maya brings her unique vision and artistic sensibility to every frame, creating a world that is both captivating and unsettling.

Creating "The No Sleep Show" was not an easy process for Maya. Like many artists, she struggled with imposter syndrome, wondering if she was really talented enough to create something truly innovative and compelling.

But despite these doubts, Maya persevered, drawing on her own experiences and the experiences of those around her to create a world that is both relatable and fantastical.

At its core, "The No Sleep Show" is a reflection of Maya's own struggles as an artist. It is a series that explores the dark corners of the human psyche, the places where fear and anxiety lurk just beneath the surface.

But it is also a series that celebrates the power of creativity, and the resilience that it takes to put something truly innovative into the world.

As Maya herself has said, "The No Sleep Show" is a series that is meant to be experienced, not just watched. It is a series that is designed to take viewers on a journey, to challenge their assumptions and push them out of their comfort zones. And at its heart, it is a series that is a testament to the power of art and creativity to transform, to inspire, and to connect us all.