Through the eyes of a young girl suffering from mental illness, CALDERA glimpses into a world of psychosis and explores a world of ambiguous reality and the nature of life and death.
Prix Ars Electronica Award of Distinction
Award of Innovation – Seattle International Film Festival
Best Animated Film – Rome Independent Film Festival
Best Animated Film – Rockport Film Festival
Best Short – View Social Awards
Nominated for “Best Picture” – Maverick Movie Awards
Nominated for “Best Director” – Maverick Movie Awards
The film centers around a lady who awaits death while she lingers on her unknown dearest to come home. One morning the lady meets a gaffer, who promises her that he would reap her soul once she allows him to. Thus she begins to make peace with her sorrowful memories that time can not erase.
“The Boundaries which divide life from death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?” – Edgar Allan Poe
Biôrn, an old Viking, is determined to reach Valhalla, the warrior’s afterlife full of excessive drinking and debauchery. To gain entry he has to die honorably in battle, but he discovers that the right death isn’t so easy.