Short Film "Boyfriend" By Kyle Kierger Tackles The Ups and Downs Of New Love


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From the video notes: 

I recently teamed up with a few of my best friends to create this short film for my application to film school. This is my first attempt at directing a film and I really loved the process so much. I learned a lot about storytelling. I was present to how exciting and challenging it can be to bring out emotion using imagery and very little dialog. 

I was so grateful to use 'Breathe Me' by Sia in this film. She is one of my most favorite artists and when I saw on the YouTube audio library it was available I knew I had to use it. 'Breathe Me' was the first song I ever heard by Sia and it got me through one of the darkest parts of my addiction. I hope she doesn't mind me using it here. 

Credits for the film:
Written and Directed by Kyle Krieger
Cinematography by Daniel Seung Lee
Starring Indar Smith and Jake Wilson
Sound by Kevin DeKimpe, Daniel Seung Lee, Kyle Krieger
Editing by Kyle Krieger and Grant Swanson

Special Thanks 
Jake and Daniel for helping me produce this film
Commissary Coffee on Sunset for allowing us to use your location

Film Inspiration
When single, I have often encountered partners or friends or people who I was interested in who led me on and entertained my company without disclosing their honest intentions right away. Sometimes they would be in relationships and kept it hidden for a while until they couldn't any more. I was always so disappointed and sad when I would find out. A part of me understands why they would do that. I too have been in a relationship and was attracted at the newness and flirtation of a new acquaintance. Especially if my relationship was in a downturn or going through a rough patch. This film is just a glimpse into those emotions and that process. 


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