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"Parched" (2021) - (Award-Winning Horror Short)

"Parched" (2021) - (Award-Winning Horror Short)

"The truth is always in the place you're too afraid to look." After a self-destructive bender, Rebecca receives a threatening phone call from her beloved. She begins to fear that before the night is through, she'll have to face the consequences of her actions. Written/Directed by Charles Mesa Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/charlescharlie.mesa Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thenovaprospect YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/u/thenovaprospect Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/charlesmesa IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm4552590 "PARCHED" Starring Christine Celozzi as "Rebecca" (IG: https://www.instagram.com/christinecelozzi/ ) Arthur J. Davis as "David" (IG: https://www.instagram.com/theklarkkent/ ) and Charles Mesa as "Gabe" (IG: https://www.instagram.com/thenovaprospect/ ) Music by Alessandro Saini (IG: https://www.instagram.com/alessandrosainimusic/ ) Crew Co-Producer & AD: https://www.instagram.com/favrivas/ DP: https://www.instagram.com/alvarojbarragan/ Gaffer: https://www.instagram.com/coreyhour/ 1st AC: https://www.instagram.com/halfdarkknight/ Grip: https://www.instagram.com/johnvogt/ Sound: https://www.instagram.com/arihelbermudez/ HMU: https://www.instagram.com/prettyininkla/ BTS Photography: https://www.instagram.com/mike.adan/ AWARDS (In order of thumbnail icons - top to bottom, left to right) SHORT to the Point - "Best Horror Short" PEEPHOLE FilmFest - "Official Selection" HorrorHaus - "Official Selection" Short Film Factory - "Best Short Film" FANtastic Horror Film Festival - "Official Selection" New York Horror Film Festival - "Official Selection" Austin After Dark - "Finalist - Best Editing & Best Actress" Oregon Scream Week - "Best Horror Short" Independent Shorts Awards - "Best Horror Short" Indie Short Fest - "Best Horror Short" IndieX Film Fest - "Finalist - Best Horror Short" Other Awards Include Hollywood Horrorfest - "Honorable Mention" Montreal Independent Film Festival - "Official Selection" Filmed on RED Gemini 5K (w/ Sigma Lenses) Lit with Apurture (C120d, C300d mk2, Nova P300c, MC)