Short Films

Caribbean Dreamin'

CARIBBEAN DREAMIN'

Taking a three week school abroad to the Caribbean, Patterson edits together a highlight video showing some of the many adventures he and his class had on the islands of St. Lucia, Grenada and Carriacou.

 

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Ready Or Not - Short Film (4K)

READY OR NOT

Maya, a seven-year-old girl, and her babysitter, Ashton, are alone at home, trying to make the best of Halloween night.  But all of that changes when an unexpected trick-or-treater arrives with a particularly unsettling demeanor.  Maya will have to face her fears in order to fight to stay alive.

 

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Moments - VFX Short Film

MOMENTS

 

An award-winning VFX short film depicts the small moments that can completely change the course of history as it explores the different corresponding aspects of life through poetry.

 

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Red Mission - Short Film

THE CAULFIELD KILLER

Patrick and his friends, Mitchell and Kasey, are pursued by a murderer in a bunny mask who was thought to have been captured and jailed over twenty years ago.

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Red Mission - Short Film

RED MISSION

 

Following Richards and his two fellow astronauts on the first manned mission to Mars, this award-winning sci-fi thriller short film was Kai Patterson's first major production, which he made in 2015 and released online October 31st, 2015.

 

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Silent Films

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ROBBER ON THE RAILROAD

 

Fresh from a bank robbery, a clever bandit finds trouble at a train station as she flees from the sheriff.

 

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FOWL PLAY

 

In this film-noir-style silent movie, two detectives must quack the case of Ms. Jones' missing rubber duck!

 

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THE MAGICIAN

 

A desperate and hungry man tries his hand at magic, hoping to win the grand prize, but not first without stirring up quite the scene.

 

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The Barbershop

THE BARBERSHOP

 

A silent film about a young barber's assistant who finds himself in a precarious position as a slight misunderstanding has him pretending to be the head barber for a gaggle of girls.

 

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Class Act

CLASS ACT

 

The third and final film in the series features a larger array of even more desperate characters. With 6 boys and only 3 girls, a contest ensues among the boys to try and get a date to the dance.

 

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The Gentlemen Farmers

THE GENTLEMEN FARMERS

In the seemingly unrelated but eerily familiar sequel to the above film, the mother-son duo get back together to tell the story of two boys who must work together in order to earn the trust of a father who won't let just anyone take his daughters to the dance. Another comedic silent film, but this time Patterson co-directs with his mother.

 

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Gentleman Caller

THE GENTLEMAN CALLER

 

A group of sisters goes to great lengths in order to woo a boy who will end up taking one of them to the dance. Patterson's mother, Liesl Ehmke, hired him to film and edit her theatre arts class, producing this fun silent picture.

 

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Other Work

Stranded

STRANDED

 

Made as an episode for The What If Show, Patterson's YouTube comedy show, this short movie is like Castaway, Lost, and Jurassic Park, but if they were weirder... and, well, not critically acclaimed.

 

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Ridley Pearson's Ice Bucket Challenege

RIDLEY PEARSON'S ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE

 

Patterson and New York Times bestselling author, Ridley Pearson, team up to bring the world the most epic Ice Bucket Challenge video ever created, bringing more awareness to ALS. Written and directed by Kai Patterson.

 

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Skipper (Official Trailer)

SKIPPER

 

This 6 minute trailer for a movie about a teen who discovers his own way of creating teleporting technology, was made for Patterson's high school senior project. He meant to produce his entire 90 page script in 3 weeks, but ran out of time and decided to make a full trailer instead.

 

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Drinking PSA Kai Patterson

THE RIGHT CHOICE FEELS BETTER

 

This short PSA was made for the Principia Upper School Video Contest and won first place. It tells the story of two boys and two very different nights.

 

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Trapped Forever

TRAPPED FOREVER

 

Meant to be shown to the student body of the Principia Upper School for Halloween, this short is full of inside jokes for self-deprecating humor.

 

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