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Watch: Ya’Ke Smith Explores Real World Ramifications of Cyber Violence in ‘One Hitta Quitta’

Watch: Ya'Ke Smith Explores Real World Ramifications of Cyber Violence in 'One Hitta Quitta'

We featured Ya’Ke Smith’s Indiegogo fundraising campaign for the completion of this short film a year ago – a campaign that was successful, surpassing its $2,500 goal. The filmmaker has no released the completed film online which is embedded below.

In summary, the short is titled "One Hitta Quitta," and tells the story of a young boy severely addicted to internet violence. It was shot (over the summer of 2014) using 8 different iPhones – a move that, as Ya’Ke, the director of the 2012 award-winning feature film "Wolf" stated, was an integral part in helping tell the story.

The film explores how violence experienced over the web can seep into the “real” world. 

Check it out in full below:

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