Deadmans Reach

Deadman's Reach

After falling asleep on the London underground, a man finds himself mysteriously spirited into the desert where he follows an illusive trail of a failed love affair. Through the exploration of song writing, the man eventually reaches catharsis and the acceptance that allows him to move on, and to find his way out of the desert.

Director Bio

Quentin Vien studied CG direction at supinfocom (france) where he directed the short film Mister Sandman. He moved to london in 2007 and worked as an art director in an animation studio and later as lighting supervisor in a big VFX company. His personal work is influenced by Mexican art (where he grew up) and by his everyday life in London. During his spare time he directed the self produced, hand drawn, short film Deadman’s Reach.


  • Directed by:Quentin VIEN
  • Produced by:Autoproduction
  • Runtime:11 mins
  • Completion Date:November 1, 2018
  • Country of Origin:United Kingdom
  • Category:Animation
  • Selection:Programme 8
  • Screening Time / Venue:Fri AUG 14
    10AM - 10PM ONLINE
  • Links: Website

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