VENI VIDI Film in association with Peacock Films

Marcellas, an unlucky in love man is having an early mid-life crisis.
His luck goes from bad to worse after a mysterious giant cloud wipes out most of human civilisation leaving him deserted in a peopleless world.
Alone and adrift, he retreats into the wilderness for solace and appears to be the only human left until he finds Keyla.

Starring Kes Baxter  Dusky Paradise (Kimotion Pictures) Guy’s Guys (Blackframe) and Emma Connell A Royal Night Out, (Ecosse Films) Late Shift, (Pulse Films).


Shortfilm.  Compleated in 2017

Colour | 26min |  HD, DCP  | United Kingdom/Italy




  • Marcellas

       Kes Baxter
  • Keyla

       Emma Connell
  • Ellen, Girl in Cafe

       Adriana Meastranzi


  • Director

        Paolo De Battista
  • Producer

        Natalie-Anne Downs
  • Producer

        Edward Dede
  • Writers

        Paolo De Battista & Nadine Nonn
  • Director of Photography

        Sebastian Benalcazar
  • Music

        Benjamin Hall
  • Production Designer

        Alexis Marie Sera
  • Editor

        Oliver Walton
  • Makeup & SFX

        Federica Adorno, Katie Cresser
  • Sound Design

        Diego Benalcazar
  • Visual Effects Artist

        Alessandro Neri
  • Associate Producer

        Sebastian Benalcazar
  • 1st Assistant Director

        Emma Wilkinson
  • Production Manager

        Leonie Zorzi
  • 1st Assistant Camera

        Andrei Lionachescu
  • 2nd Assistant Camera

        Maria Camilla Piana Brizio
  • Gaffer

        Benjamin Hodder
  • Sparks

        Etienne Leung, Caterina Albarela, Giacomo Bonfante
  • Grips

        Caterina Albarela, Giacomo Bonfante
  • Drone Operators

        Charlotte Dart
  • Drone Operators

        Adam Cooper
  • Art Department Assistant

        Mia Michelino, Georgia Donati Clarke, Eleanor M Russell, Amadeusz Johan
  • Set Construction

        Mia Michelino, Amadeuz Johan
  • Set Dresser

        Maria Alonso Araujo, Mia Michelino, Georgia Donati Clarke
  • Concept Artist

        Zarina Kostelman
  • Costume

        Natalie-Anne Downs
  • Costume Assistant

        Anna Saffrey
  • Sound Recordist

        Ewan Marshall-Atherton
  • Sound Recordist

        Alexander John Ives
  • Technicians

        Tom Birch, Nicola Maddox, Chris Patton
  • Production Assistants

        Anna Saffrey, Francesco Ferrari
  • Stills Photography

        Francesco Ferrari
  • The Fixer

        David 'Butch' Fennel
  • Consultants

        John Diplock, Martin Hibbs
  • Craft Services

        Antonietta Ruggiero