Short Films

Wake up - it's August, your best friend is leaving for college in a few days, and you haven't even started on that yearbook post.

When you've a page to fill and years to put in it - what do you write?

My last film as a high school age student - using everything I've learned since I first picked up that ancient Canon digital camera in 2008.
Written, Directed, and Edited by Kevin Chiu

Nick Olkovsky - Jacob
Simon J. Bloch - Anthony
Tatyana Aravena - Leona
Cordelia Zhong - Pedestrian

Catherine Yang - Original Piano Music
Cordelia Zhong and Eva Jacobs - Props Management and Writing Editors
Oriana Battifarano - Hospitality and Writing Editor

Shot on a Canon 60D - 18-135 mm Kit Lens
Monologue Recorded on a AT2020 Audio-Technica USB Condenser Mic
Stabilized in After Effects
Color Graded with Magic Bullet Effects
Edited with Sony Vegas Pro 8.0
Accordion Recording and Additional Sound FX from

Enormous thanks to Simon Chiu whose investment in a Canon 60D was crucial to making this happen. Thank you to Chelsea Shieh as well for her investment in the high-quality microphone that allowed us to have high quality audio. And to everyone who has supported this project with your interest and enthusiasm - I never would have completed this without ya'll!


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