A love letter to Los Angeles. City of Dust is an experimental film about a man who chases his dreams in the city of Los Angeles, only to find the city has a mind of its own. Narrated using excerpts from "House of Dust: A Symphony", written in 1920 by Conrad Aiken.
Originally started as a small test project in LA, we decided to continue shooting and finish it as a short film. Shot on Canon 5DRaw using available light in the exteriors scenes in LA. Starring Cole Gleason, Erika Dutra, and Neal Polister. Score and Sound Design by Luke Atencio. Shot and Directed by Peter Borrud.