The Perfect Candidate

In a typical American city, a restaurant owner opens his shop and interviews potential candidates for a new career opportunity. The interviews turn challenging as it's difficult to tell who is telling the truth. It's so hard to find good help these days.

  • Tiffany Melia
  • Johnny Earley
  • Johnny Earley
  • Johnny Earley
  • Stuart Payne Ross
    Key Cast
    "The Perfect Candidate"
    Oswald's Dinner
  • Vint Lavinder
    Key Cast
    "The Shop Owner"
    Hubbub: The Movie
  • Peter Tolton
  • Johnny Earley
  • Project Type:
  • Genres:
    Horror, Thriller
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 10 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 10, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    7,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital 4k
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Tiffany Melia, Johnny Earley

Born and raised in Billings, Tiffany has been performing in community theater productions for 27 years. She currently is the leader of two local improvisational troupes, and over the last few years begun to expand into several aspects of film production.

Johnny Earley is been working in video production professionally for a decade. He believes that stories elevate discourse and uses horror as a means to explore fears. Only through the exploration of fear can people overcome the irrational components of their nature.

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Director Statement

The Perfect Candidate is a piece of a much larger puzzle. It explores themes as acute as the repercussions of the information we give away to seek employment, and as broad as wrestling with unknown circumstances. I hope this piece will inspire you to consider that when someone asks you a question they may be asking you something entirely different.