Nickolas Duarte

Trouble Will Find Her // Featured Short Film

Trouble Will Find Her

A Toronto transplant struggling with guilt, relationships, and the life she left behind. Driven by performance, Trouble Will Find Her explores the struggling journey of Julia, and her escape to a new city. Directed by Nickolas Duarte at Crown Chimp Films who previously brought us ‘Sea Change‘, the film charms[…]

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Triplet || Daily Short Picks

Triplet

A stylized, dialogue-driven piece highlighting the strife of an artist. We watch a young dancer face her fears and self-doubt in an audition, facing the judgement of a mentor she no longer respects but must submit to.

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Sultan of the Sea | Daily short Picks

Sultan of the Sea

When Leah’s mentally ill brother goes missing in an abandoned Sea Side Resort, she is forced to search through rotting homes and forgotten memories. Every door she opens, pulls her deeper into her brother’s world. “Sultan of the Sea” is an experimental narrative film about siblings, mental illness and abandoned[…]

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Sea Change | Featured Short Film

Sea Change

A young woman journeys with her younger sister- who suffers from a rare terminal disease to find an alternative medicine doctor. Nickolas Duarte created a film that grasps your attention by raising lots of questions, but not your typical plot line twist confusions that you might have, rather leaves voids[…]

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Fish Hook

Shot on location in NYC, Fish Hook is a look at the nebulous morality and internal conflict abuse spawns. Written after posing honest, direct, and dark questions: What would lead you to actual violence? To seek out and purposefully harm another human? At what tension is your line broken? Could[…]

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