What Comes From a Swamp

 narrative | s16mm | 16 min

 narrative | s16mm | 16 min

director, cinematographer, production design

What Comes From a Swamp follows a young man struggling to care for the humanoid being he's concealed within a crawlspace since childhood.

Blending surreal, dramatic, and horrifying elements, Swamp meditates on lingering fantasies, traumas and images from youth.


• KODAK / UFVF Student Scholarship Gold Award (1st Place) 

• Ploiesti International Film Festival, Ploiesti, Romania

• Ithaca Fantastik International Film Festival, Ithaca New York

• Top Ranking Student, Disjecta Art Center, Portland OR

• Moviate Underground Film Festival, Harrisburg PA

• Jury Award for Excellence in Filmmaking, Paramount Theatre, Abilene TX

• Buried Alive Film Fest, Atlanta GA

© tyler g. macri 2019