A downhearted teenaged boy, looking for acceptance, stumbles upon two eccentric philosophical storytellers who decide to teach him how to cope with rejection through stories. But are their intentions as noble as they seem?

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The Team

We are a group of film students from CityVarsity, Cape Town. We are shooting our 10-minute films that are screened at the end of the year and are marked as our final/end of year exams. Our film, titled Cauterized, will be filmed at the abandoned Groote Shuur Zoo near The University of Cape Town. Our Crew: Ryan Gordon Director: Ryan Gordon is a Cape Town-based City Varsity film student, and writer and director of the short film, Cauterized. With his passion for storytelling and visual art, Ryan aspires to work in the film industry when he graduates. He has written and directed the short films Embrasure and Everythingy and worked on many sporting events videos, student films, and infomercials. He also works as a photographer and teaches Photography and Parkour at various schools. Email: Megan Shaw Director of Photography: Megan studied Motion Picture Makeup at CityVarsity in 2018. She obtained a certificate and attended her graduation in 2019. Megan is also an amateur photographer and cosplayer. She has some experience in prop fabrication and costume design. Megan Shaw started studying for a Diploma in TV & Film at CityVarsity in 2019 and is currently in second-year. She directed a one-minute horror short, Sketchbook in 2019. She did the makeup and tattoos for An Eye For An Eye (2019) and the camerawork for Embrasure (2019). Editor of Page Six (2019). Megan Shaw runs her own website where she posts her work and is currently trying to start her own company. Website: Website Email: Personal Email: Instagram: Emma Foster Editor: Second-year film student at CityVarsity. Editor for The Dinner by Duncan Prins in 2019. Certified wedding and runway makeup artist. Alessandro D'Oliveira Art Director: Writer & Director of Page Six (one minute short). - Writer & Director of MELODRAMA (five-minute short). - Solo show "Sweet Sin" exhibited at Gallery MOMO Cape Town. - Art Director for Citizen (fifteen-minute short). Loyiso Mathumba Assistant Director: Power Over Me(2019) assistant camera. Stand (2019) writer/ director. The Brotherhood (2019) producer. Eye For An Eye (2019) writer/director.