Short Film: ‘Salience’ is a Colorful Experiment Starring Ghosts

Salience Short Film

Why Watch? An experiential short to be sure, this work from Paul Trillo combines humanoid silhouettes with smart camera work and a bunch of colored dust to create some stirring visuals.

In the deep description, it’s a potent force arising from figures who seem to evanescence right as they’re coming into focus. In the crude description, it’s like a few slender Predator’s walking through the loneliest Holi Festival. The point being that, even at the surface level, the effect is mesmerizing.

What Will It Cost? About 5 minutes

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A veteran of writing about movies for nearly a decade, Scott Beggs has been the Managing Editor of Film School Rejects since 2009. Despite speculation, he is not actually Walter Mathau's grandson. See? He can't even spell his name right.

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