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The Faceless Man

The Faceless Man

The Faceless Man - Short Film (2017)

What do you see when you look into... The Faceless Man?

An offbeat fable about a disillusioned baby boomer who discovers his face has transformed into a mirror and must venture out into the world to reclaim his identity. Starring William O'Leary (Home Improvement, Hot Shots!, SEAL Team) as The Faceless Man and filmed practically using custom special effects makeup designed by Rogue Planet Laboratories.

Official Selection: 2017 Dances With Films Festival, 2017 LA International Shorts Fest, 2017 Austin Revolution Film Festival, 2017 FilmQuest Festival,

2017 San Jose International Short Film Festival, 2017 Sherman Oaks Film Festival, 2017 Hollyshorts Monthly Screening, 2017 Culver City Film Festival, 2018 Mammoth Film Festival

Winner: Grand Jury Prize (Sherman Oaks Film Festival) & Best Produced Short Script (Austin Revolution Film Festival)

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Behind-the-Scenes Featurette

A Deep Dive on how Filmmakers Created The Faceless Man

Official Trailer

The Faceless Man Trailer

"Who is The Faceless Man?"

Behind-the-Scenes Teaser #1

"How Do You Make a Faceless Man?"

Behind-the-Scenes Teaser #2

"The Challenges"

Behind-the-Scenes Teaser #3

"Director Show and Tell"

Behind-the-Scenes Teaser #4

"Filming in Los Angeles"

Behind-the-Scenes Teaser #5

"The Mirror Game!"

Behind-the-Scenes Teaser #6

Spotlight on "The Faceless Man"

Dances With Films Festival Profile on the Film



August 02, 2018

"We made the crazy decision to shoot 95% of our film into a mirror. Here's how we pulled it off..."

June 04, 2018

Film Shortage Featured Short (Online Premiere)

The online premiere of The Faceless Man on Film Shortage!

June 06, 2018

Interview with Director Jeremy Foley & Producer Sara O'Reilly (The Movie Sleuth)

The Faceless Man has been making the rounds in the festival circuit for the past few months and now having its online premiere at Film Shortage. I was lucky enough to catch a screening of it at a fundraising event for San Diego’s Horrible Imaginings Film Festival and Director Jeremy Foley and Producer Sara O’Reilly agreed to sit down with me and discuss the film and their creative process...

July 01, 2018

Exclusive BTS Video on Film Courage

Film Courage hosted an exclusive BTS video on The Faceless Man

January 04, 2018

We Are Moving Stories - Interview with Director Jeremy Foley

Director Jeremy Foley discusses the genesis of The Faceless Man, the unique challenges of the production and more in this in-depth interview with We Are Moving Stories.

November 04, 2017

The Faceless Man Review: An Award Winning Short Worth Gazing Into (Screen Mayhem)

Screen Mayhem reviews The Faceless Man: "High praise must go to O’Leary, as The Faceless Man, for conveying mounting fear and confusion, followed by realisation and personal growth, all without the use of his actual face. It’s a masterful piece of acting that must have been both uncomfortable and challenging."

October 02, 2017

The Diva Del Mar Spends a Cinema Filled Weekend at FilmQuest (Ain't It Cool News)

Ain't It Cool News reviews the 2017 FilmQuest Festival, including a mention of The Faceless Man: "...a surprisingly heart-warming tale about our inner potential to help others."

June 10, 2017

DWF: See My Shorts (Review)

BlogCritics reviews the short film lineup at Dances with Films, including The Faceless Man:

"Like the Twilight Zone with its tongue firmly planted in its cheek...a great modern-day fable and a clever and creative piece of filmmaking."

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