Private Project


Both in emotion and in frame rate, the film explores variations.

  • J.G Murphy
    Garthwaite: A Film By Ben Kurns
  • Carson Frae Meyer
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short
  • Genres:
    Drama, Avant-garde
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 7 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 19, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
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  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - J.G Murphy

J.G. Murphy is an award-winning independent filmmaker, writer, producer and podcast host. His films have been showcased in festivals around the world. His credits include the short films Coasters: A Film by Ben Kurns (Best Parody, Top Shorts 2020; Platinum Award for Best Parody, Independent Short Awards), Before and Whatever We Want; the sketch comedy series Look Ma, No Helmet!; web series Friends of Summer; podcasts Obscurities of the Silver Screen and Pillow Talk with Paige Gallagher; and the feature film Garthwaite (Best Indie Film, Art Spirit Awards 2023).

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Director Statement

I wanted to tap into something a little more artistic inside me. As someone who struggles with anxiety and depression, what people see and what's going on in my head are two different things. That's what I wanted to express.