Heritage by Damien Kazan is a short film with an excellent message. The film, as Damien says, is about the necessity to preserve childhood. That’s a stage when even the smallest of events may leave a big mark on the psyche of the child.
Damien Kazan is a 23 year old aspiring filmmaker, who’s work we have seen earlier with his short film Whisper. The French filmmaker says he’s crazy about cinema, especially American cinema. We think that love for cinema shows up in his work, in the inspiration and themes of his short films.
The Monster is a short film by Director Damien Kazan. Set in the late ’90s, the film presents a coming of age story. The film takes a look at the life of a young teen and (some) teen troubles. One would assume “real” monsters don’t really have a part to play in teen troubles, but in this film, they do. While certainly not your regular James P. Sullivan, I imagine the monster is just an awkward monster, who turns out to be a wingman.
“Clearly, that’s not what The Monster is about”, you say.
To which, I say, I want to believe.
Whisper by Damien Kazan is a short film that shows the power of dreams and their volatility. The film is about a 10 year old kid and his dream. The short might focus on just one kid, but the message is almost universal. What happens when your childhood dream gets a setback? Is it worth braving the odds?