Stimulus

Directed by Ryan Rivera

Stimulus. The title derived from psychological terminology. Our character, Herman Hill, longs for connection. In his travels he goes between seemingly disconnected to the world to experiencing the world on a plane that only a unique population sees. Outsiders might look on him with a sense of curiosity, fear, anxiety, or empathy. What group would you be in? We invite you into the mind of Herman Hill. Enjoy.


Ryan Rivera has been dabbling in short film competitions, namely The 48hr Film Projects, since 2011. He teamed up with a group of creatives and formed a wedding photography and videography, Sweet Day Studio, where they occasionally do creative projects when they have time. Ryan’s dream is to write and direct a feature film.

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Shorts Program III: Outside the Box

Q&A Moderator: Leah Lombos