Widjeo Tapes

A visual spectres novel.

So, you found your old tape and ready to insert it. What you are about to see is ultimate trip to the VHS world. Cyber girl Nikole will guide you through her journey but it's easy to get lost in the colourful static noise. Spectres might consume you, but you need to immerge.

After re-watching first tape over and over you started hearing something at the end of it. Static spoke your name. You wanted answers so you inserted second tape to get them. Trapped inside VHS universe Nikole keeps exploring secret corners of forgotten realm. Spectres becoming more intense, they are feeling her presence.

P.S. Separate episodes were edited on April 10, 2020, but Supercut with all episodes combined, enhanced visuals and brand-new exclusive 40 seconds epilogue was edited on August 11, 2021.

  • Alexander Pastukhovich
  • Alexander Pastukhovich
  • Alexander Pastukhovich
  • Nikole Baly
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Music Video, Short, Other
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 44 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 11, 2021
  • Country of Origin:
  • Country of Filming:
    Russian Federation
  • Language:
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  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Alexander Pastukhovich

Alexander is a multidisciplinary digital artist, cinematographer and 3D/VFX creator. His strong sense of visual style often encapsulates the best of bold European fashion and a mix of retro-futuristic VHS vibes.

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Director Statement

"Now or never."