A romantic comedy short film about the god of lust. (14 min)
Throughout time Cupid has ignited the spark of desire in countless men and women. One evening, in an attempt to help the hapless Roman, Cupid is struck by his own weapon and unwittingly finds himself in pursuit of the same woman – the beautiful singer Lauren.
Director, co-writer - Melvin J. Montalban
Producer, co-writer - Trinni Franke
Cinematographer - Tania Lambert
Production & Costume Designer - Megan Sadler
Editor - Ann Foo
Sound Designer & Mixer - Jason King
Composer - Vicky Hansen
Motion Graphics - Scott Walmsley
Shot on 35mm, cut in Avid, VFX in After Effects, produced at AFTRS (Australian Film TV Radio School).
Screened at 20+ festivals around the world, including: USA festivals Palm Springs International Film Festival, Cleveland IFF, Sedona IFF, Reel Shorts Film Festival in Canada, Short Shorts in Japan, Raindance in London, Dungog here is Aus. It also won Best Editing at Hatchfest USA 2009
AFTRS and Melvin J. Montalban
Director's portfolio - Melvin J. Montalban, Director - Portfolio