The Absence - short film

Release Date: 2010

The Absence

Director:Alex DeMille

Writer:Alex DeMille


Matthew Rauch

Jan Uczkowski

Larry Swansen

Alexa DePrisco

Cadden Jones

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Locations of L.I. Shoots:

Filming took place in a variety of locations in Suffolk County. Filming locations included the communities of Jamesport, East Marion atDam Pond Maritime Reserveand Orient on the North Fork(aerial view), as well asMontauk Point(aerial view)on the South Fork, and the frequently usedOheka Castle(aerial view)in Huntington.

Special Note: The Dam Pond Maritime Reserve/Preserve was recently renamed in honor of Ruth Oliva, an outspoken environmentalist and protector of the land surrounding Dam Pond.


The Absence was an Official Selection at theLong Island International Film Expo (LIIFE) 2011,and was awarded the Best Student Filmprizefor that year. The film tells the tale of "A corporate bureaucrat [who] is sent to a mysterious town, where he confronts the devastating consequences of his work and must choose whether to continue to obey his messianic boss."

Of Interest:

The Absence has been screened at many festivals, and was nominated and received many accolades in addition to the LIIFE 2011 award cited above.

ClickHEREfor the Official Website including Screenings, Nominations and Awards, a Trailer, News, Behind the Scenes and much more.

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