BFI 'Born Digital' Showcase 2019
London Short Film Festival 2019
Underwire Film Festival 2019
Underwire Festival 2019
Part of the BFI and BBC scheme for young film makers - Janitor of Lunacy was part of the Born Digital series celebrating 30 years of the internet. Premiered at the BFI Southbank and aired on BBC4.
A young woman descends into a digital wormhole via her obsession with a BDSM account run by an unknown user. The film examines social media’s ability to behave organically while also distorting subjective reality.
Director Umi Ishihara
Producer Al Lewis
DOP Nathalie Pitters