The Puppet Master

The Puppet Master

Canada | 2018 | 5 minutes | Cal Brunker

When a jogger comes across a mysterious ringing cellphone in the woods, he finds himself an unwilling pawn in the plan of an evil mastermind.

  • Original Language Title: The Puppet Master
  • Director: Cal Brunker
  • Principal Cast: Matt Baram, Dwayne Hill
  • Country: Canada
  • Year: 2018
  • Running Time: 5 minutes
  • Producer: Bob Barlen
  • Screenplay: Cal Brunker & Bob Barlen
  • Cinematographers: Cal Brunker
  • Editors: Cal Brunker
  • Music: Sean Pinchin
  • Website: Official Film Website
  • Language: English
  • Format: DCP .MOV (Quicktime)

This film is playing as a part of ShortsFest Closing Night


SIFF's annual celebration of the short subject finishes off with a dynamically varied program examining the breezy joy and tremendous complexity found in the best short films.

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