Take a bite into your past…
The Core is an AFDA Third Year experimental short film, written and directed by Damien Cupido and Aphiwe Gwiji, and produced by Emma Morapedi. It stars Zukhanye Tshandu, Sibusiso Khanyile and Daisy Hermus.
Follow the protagonist, Buhle as she navigates the rot of her past and find out whether she will uncover the seeds necessary for change. This film about heartbreak that takes audiences on a journey that highlights the importance of love and letting go.
The soundscape which was organically generated and recorded from scratch adds an element of rich texture to the associated visuals seen on screen. The music carries the audience through the film as it reflects the inner turmoil and feelings of the protagonist.
It was largely shot against a green screen and will have audience members questioning whether the shoot was done on location or not, due to the flawless joined execution of the cinematographers and the post-production department.
It’s a technically complex film that makes use of mixed media and stunning visual effects.