Diver Polaris is trapped in an underwater cocoon and the ocean around her is dead. So falling in love with this story traveller is a really bad idea.

Shadow Players (2021) a magical realism short film by Mel Piper
Shadow Players visual effects by Planet X
Shadow Players post-production by Studio Hamburg Postproduction



Corona Relief Effort

Travel Support


Shadow Players on Coverfly's The Red List

THE RED LIST Top Rated Fantasy Screenplay

Mel Piper is selected for the Reykjavík Talent Lab 2019

Talent Lab 2019 Participant

Shadow Players Finalist in Contention for the ScreenCraft Film Fund 2019

Film Fund 2019 Finalist & 2020 Semifinalist



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