The Roommate

A man considers murdering his roommate.

  • Jim Cook Jr.
    Director
  • Jim Cook Jr.
    Key Cast
    "The roommates"
  • JCJR FIlms
    Producer
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    1 minute 23 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 16, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    40 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.76:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Jim Cook Jr.

Jim Cook Jr. is a United States Army veteran, a playwright, and a member of the Levoy Theatre (Millville, NJ) Board of Directors. He studied film history at St. John International University in Turin, Italy, and spent the past decade filming blogs and mobile journalism for South Jersey Times on NJ.com, the United States Army, and the Levoy Theatre. His plays have been featured at theatres in New Jersey, New York, and Illinois. He lives in Maryland.

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Director Statement

For “The Roommate,” I was putting together test footage for a completely different project. During the review, I realized, if arranged creatively, the footage could stand alone as it’s own little horror short. So, that’s what this is!

Camera: iPhone 12 Pro Max + Filmic Pro
Edit: Adobe Premiere Rush
Titles: Apple Keynote
Music: Adobe Premiere Rush sound suite