Wish, I Was There

A young woman comes home after learning about the loss of her mother and confronts past memories in the house she grew up in to discover emotions she had buried over recent years about their relationship.

  • Sokhean Ouk
    Director
  • Sokhean Ouk
    Writer
  • Allie Clancy
    Producer
  • Liza Giangrande
    Key Cast
    "Kara"
  • Liz Bishop
    Key Cast
    "Mother"
  • Anabel Moda
    Key Cast
    "Young Kara"
  • Nick Sweetser
    Editor
  • Miriam Olken
    1st Assistant Director
  • Emma K Watson
    Associate Producer
  • Sokhean Ouk
    Executive Producer
  • Danial Hamzah
    Camera Operator
  • Rachel Dougherty
    1st Assistant Camera
  • Paul Carosi-Primes
    2nd Assistant Camera
  • Ethan Fulton
    Gaffer
  • Billy Smith
    Key Grip
  • Diana Espina
    Behind The Scenes Photographer
  • Lily Urquhart
    Production Designer
  • Noah Schachter
    Sound Mixer/ Boom Operator 1
  • Aaron Emmanuel
    Sound Mixer / Boom Operator 2
  • Sokhean Ouk
    Director of Photography
  • Lily Urquhart
    Hair and Makeup Artist
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 12 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 12, 2021
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital 35mm Full Frame
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Sokhean Ouk

A former professional Sushi Chef, Sokhean rediscovered his love of storytelling through graduating with his BA in Media Studies from USM. After earning his MFA from Boston University's Cinema and Media Production program he became drawn to the technical skills of cinematography and went on to DP two thesis films while there. Since then he has leaned to directing his own stories centered on exploring simple human emotions and life experiences.

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