The Ball

Pearlie eagerly awaits for her new boyfriend to pick her up and go to the famous town ball, a tradition in Middleton. However, as she gets ready, Pearlie begins to suspect that a sinister force is trying to stop her departure.

Director’s Statement

The Ball follows a teen girl named Pearlie as she eagerly awaits her boyfriend to pick her up for the famous town ball. However, while getting ready, Pearlie begins to suspect that a sinister force is trying to prevent her departure. Inspired by the work of artists like Edgar Allan Poe and Courtney Love, The Ball takes Count the Clock’s signature “Pop-Horror” aesthetic and sets it in the distant past.