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Complete Silence



narrative short

written, produced, directed, shot, edited and animated by Christopher Arcella

cast: Amari Cheatom

narration copy editor: Mike Uy

location: Arizona

resolution: HD


Complete Silence is a scene from a feature length project in development entitled "Deviations".


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music video

produced, directed, shot, animated and edited by Christopher Arcella

cast: Lance Thomas, Chelsea Yarbrough, Tyler Case

location: Arizona

resolution: HD


view sound script


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experimental short

directed, shot and edited by Christopher Arcella

location: Greenpoint Brooklyn NYC

resolution: SD


Jim Jarmusch: "With CRIME SCENE GREENPOINT, Christopher Arcella has crafted a mysteriously dramatic visual poem just from looking out his window (and down from his rooftop). Many have done less with much more!"


Scanners Video Festival by the Film Society of Lincoln Center


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