Pop-Up Porno: M4M
Stephen Dunn
Canada 2015, digital, color, 4 min., OV Austrian Premiere

A hilarious Grindr hookup gone horribly wrong is recounted in cringe-inducing detail by the filmmaker in voiceover, illustrated with elaborate and whimsical paper pop-up cutouts.

Stephen Dunn
born January 18, 1989, is a Canadian director, screenwriter, producer and web series creator. Dunn is from St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. His parents own a modelling agency and he worked as a child actor. Dunn eventually attended film school and produced several short films as a student, many of which screened at festivals. Dunn attended both the Canadian Film Centre as well as Ryerson University in Toronto. One of his early short films, titled Life Doesn't Frighten Me, starred acclaimed Canadian actor Gordon Pinsent and won various awards, including the CBC Short Film Face-Off, with a cash prize of $30,000.The film also won awards at the Toronto Student Film Festival and the Tribeca Film Festival in 2013. Dunn's debut feature film, Closet Monster, won the award for Best Canadian Feature Film at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.

06/10 10:00 PM / Filmcasino

Stephen Dunn

Based on a true story by Anonymous.
Book illustration: Tisha D. Myles.
Produced by: Holly O’Brien.
Co-Produced by: Stephen Dunn.
Director of Photography: Catherine Lutes.
Edited by: Bryan Atkinson.
Sound: Mark Matusoff.