director Lopez Williams has just released his recently completed horror suspense
short film, “The Vapors” just in time for Halloween!
the filmmaker, the film starts off as one of those “who’s there?” home invasion movies that you’ve seen many
times before, but he gives the film a twist “making it slightly off and artificial.”
He adds that
he wanted to make a film that “could be
creepy and enjoyable on one level, but, on another level, could be argued that
we are watching [the lead character’s] disassociated fantasy narrative,” adding that he also wanted it to be “beautiful,
mysterious, and darkly comedic… A film that could have multiple levels of
interpretation and didn’t have to resolute in the end.”
That’s a lot
to pack in a 12 minute short film, wouldn’t you say?
native, who now lives in Los Angleles, studied
journalism and Cinema Studies at Miami University in Ohio. He also feels that having a background in the humanities is very important to him as a filmmaker, given that he tends to draw heavily from art,
literature, music, and photography as well as cinema,” for his ideas.
The short film stars Jordan Carey and Benton Green.
Check out “The Vapors” below: