Valse is a multi-awarded unusual love story that is written, directed and shot by Chris Keller, spectacularly set to the climacting music of Alex Wallace. For the full credits, awards and nominations click here.
A romantic encounter between two snails with a tragic twist.
Chris Keller is a filmmaker and leading Visual Effects artist with credits including Avengers: Age of Ultron, Man of Steel, Les Miserables, and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. He has written and directed several award-winning short films. In 2012, he won the “Million Hits Viral Competition” with a spec commercial. A year later, “Valse” garnered several awards, most notably Grand Prize at the 2013 Movie Machine Digital Cinema Festival. His short “Life External” won 3rd prize (out of 217 submissions) at the renowned Sci-Fi London 48hr Film Challenge 2014. In 2015, he released the horror short “20 Hz” which has been praised for its atmosphere and assured direction. Recently, he published a series of viral videos showing a giant sea monster in the river Thames that generated dozens of millions of views and generated a massive hype in the UK’s capital. Chris’ ambition is to combine his technical and visual talent with his passion for storytelling as a writer/director, and make groundbreaking and powerful motion pictures. He is currently in post production with his next short, a live action / animation hybrid, and about to shoot another short (a Sci-Fi love story). He is also co-writing features for the future.
You can watch an interview with Chris Keller talking about Valse here.
All images Chris Keller / Valse