Private Project

Elodie

Following an embarrassing public performance, actress and playwright Sabrina Stone is led into the world of her own writing by Elodie, one of her fictional characters.

With fiction now a reality, Sabrina must navigate the dark and moody landscape she created, save her characters from the problems she gave them, and come to terms with the person she wants to be.

  • Daniel Ziegler
    Director
  • Daniel Ziegler
    Writer
  • Daniel Ziegler
    Producer
  • Katelyn Ziegler
    Producer
  • Eric Clark
    Producer
  • Faith Decker
    Key Cast
    “Sabrina”
  • Taylor McGlone
    Key Cast
    “Elodie”
  • Ian Holt
    Key Cast
    “Colin/Caleb”
  • Brittney Watson
    Key Cast
    “Abigail/Alida”
  • Taylor Dahl
    Key Cast
    “Hayden/Hector”
  • Brandon Caraco
    Key Cast
    “Floyd/Flash”
  • Project Type:
    Feature
  • Genres:
    Drama
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 35 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    September 10, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    15,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.39:1
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Daniel Ziegler

Daniel Ziegler has been an avid film fan since before he could speak and began making his own after discovering the world behind the camera. In 2012, after many years of making home movies, he and several fellow filmmakers founded the production company Black Box Films LLC in order to create more professional works. Daniel studied Film at Hofstra University in New York and resides in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Director Statement

How do you follow-up a failure? This was the question reverberating in my mind after an embarrassing experience exhibiting my first feature film. I knew that my next outing would require a lot of introspection. After all, it is through fantasy and fiction that we can confront our darkest troubles and escape the burden of reality. So how did I follow-up a failure? I grabbed a camera and tried again. What resulted was “Elodie,” a story about looking beyond public perception in order to achieve personal satisfaction. It took two years of hard work from myself and many other struggling artists – all having suffered varying levels of failure. This is the common thread that brought the film to life and connects us with every viewer. We hope you enjoy our fantasy. May it serve as an escape for you, just as it did for those of us who poured our hearts into it.