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14 Sep , 2020   Posted by: indy


Sixteen-year-old Cal, a high-achieving student struggling with his identity, begins to explore rebellion after his older brother makes a sudden return home.

Film Details

Director: Indy Dang

Writer: Indy Dang

Year of Release: 2019

Running Time: 25:00

New England Connection: Influence was shot as a Rhode Island School of Design senior thesis and filmed entirely in Providence RI, Barrington RI and Seekonk MA. The cast and crew consist of students from RISD and Brown University, as well as several other areas in New England.

Director(s) Bio:: Indy Dang is a filmmaker from San Jose, California and a recent graduate from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2019. His senior thesis film, INFLUENCE, has recently screened at the Rhode Island International Film Festival and the San Jose International Short Film Festival. His junior thesis film, GROWING PAINS, also screened at SJSFF in 2018.

Number of shooting days: 8

Camera Used: Panasonic GH5

Editing software: Premiere Pro

Budget: $8,000

Financed by: Self-financed, Friends & Family, Crowd funding (Kickstarter, etc)

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