Short Work

Headroom

2019

7min

Short film

Written/Directed by Matthew Gilliam

Shot in several hours on a warm spring afternoon, this entirely improvised short gives viewers a glimpse into the lives of three people trying to figure out what to do with their day.

"Lotus Sofa"

2019

8min

Music video

Directed by Matthew Gilliam

"Lotus Sofa" by In The Pines

Constructed from footage recorded live at a house show, this music video chronicles the events of the night and features a performance of "Lotus Sofa" by In The Pines.

Gathering of the Orange Entity Pt.2

2019

1min

Performance art video

Directed by Matthew Gilliam

This performance art short film was compiled from footage of a house show. The theme of the show was "Orange" and paid ironic homage to the aesthetic of esoteric cults and their leaders. Background music is provided by Zahava Lior.

Words in a Letter

2018

5min

Short film

Written/Directed by Matthew Gilliam

This short film was shot concurrently with the development of its script. It focuses on two people who are struggling to communicate with each other.

Gathering of the Orange Entity Pt.1

2019

2min

Short film

Directed by Evan Wooten

Filmed by Matthew Gilliam

This short film, written and conceived by Evan Wooten, served as a promotional video for the "Orange" house show. It pays ironic homage to esoteric cults, their leaders and devoted followers.

The Fitzpatrick

2017

9min

Short film

Written/Directed by Matthew Gilliam

This short film was written in one week and filmed the next. It's an absurdist piece of nonsense that accentuates the quirks and comedic elements of day-to-day interpersonal dynamics and conflicts.

Greenhorn

2016

9min

Short film

Written/Directed by Matthew Gilliam

 

This short film tells the story of two friends' strange encounter with a force that seems to be aware of their actions, maybe even guiding them.

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