Private Project


“WHISPERS” is a visual poem, an abstract tale, the story of a girl’s forsaken but never forgotten dreams.
They are growing inside her, and even when she discards them, the Boiler man is there to gather the precious fantasies and keep them alive.

He sometimes transcribes the words of the Oracle who can also see the girl dreams.

And in the end, the dreams, kept in the sacred Tree room, are finally given back to the old Singer who can remember the girl she was…

  • bruno dayan
  • bruno dayan
  • bruno dayan
  • Maria Clara Vasconce
    Key Cast
    "The Girl"
  • Nancy O’Zelli
    Key Cast
    "The Women Singer"
  • Isle de Boer
    Key Cast
    "The Oracle"
  • Dayna Marie
    Key Cast
    "The Maiden"
  • Caspar Peteus
    Key Cast
    "The Boiler Man"
  • Ian Werglarz
    Key Cast
    "The EmCee"
  • Project Type:
    Short, Web / New Media
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 54 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 31, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    30,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Shooting Format:
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Berlin Underground Film Festival 2019
    Official Selection
  • Moscow Shorts International Short Film Festival 2019
    Russian Federation
  • Independant Shorts Awards 2019
    Los Angeles
    United States
    Winner Gold
  • Independant Shorts Awards 2019
    Los Angeles
    United States
    Silver Award Best Original Score
  • Blow Up International Arthouse Film Festival 2019
    United States
  • Miami Independant Film Festival 2019
    United States
    Official Selection
Distribution Information
  • none
    Country: United States
Director Biography - bruno dayan

London-born, Canadian-raised Bruno Dayan has built a successful photographic career, shooting for world-renowned fashion houses in Tokyo, Paris and New York.
His photographic career began in Toronto in Fashion and later moved to Tokyo where he started to shoot videos and commercials for top musicians while continuing fashion photography.
He now has a long list of luxury and high fashion brands that he has done video and photographic work for.

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Director Statement

"WHISPERS" is an experimental and personal project conceived as a non-linear narrative for Social Media, made up of twelve episodes of one minute each, to be seen randomly or in order, as a whole or individually.

It is a visual poem, a dream-like play, where we go back and forth between the different incarnations of the main female character, themselves connected through the transmission of words, written, or whispered….