The Student

A dedicated foreign teacher working late through the night at a school in Bangkok is faced with the horror left behind from the tragic death of a young Nakreiyn which is the Thai word for Student.
Will he survive the night or will he become a part of it?

  • Riyash Misra
    Director
  • Riyash Misra
    Writer
  • Geoff Briscoe
    Writer
  • Riyash Misra
    Producer
  • Geoff Briscoe
    Producer
  • Nico Van Onselen
    Key Cast
    "Teacher"
  • Elana Kam Misra
    Key Cast
    "Student"
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Nakreiyn
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    July 28, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    10 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Thailand
  • Country of Filming:
    Thailand
  • Language:
    English, Thai
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, Canon M50
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Riyash Misra

Riyash Misra is a South African residing in Thailand. He has dabbled in the entertainment world as an Actor, Theatre Director, MC, Radio Jock and Voice Over Artist. Working in-front of the camera in 3 feature films and half a dozen television adverts he has taken his experience and has decided to jump into the production side of the movie making business.

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Director Statement

Working on this short film was scary and thrilling. The fact that it was based on rumours revolving around a student haunting the actual school we shot at made it that much more interesting.