Surrendering Nina

Date: 07 February 2021
Tags: Assistant Camera

Surrendering Nina


"Surrendering Nina" is a narrative short film that portrays the beauty and disorder of modern underground rave culture through the tale of Nina, a part-time bartender who finds herself overindulging in drug use when she meets a new friend named Paige.



Writer & Director: Jeremy Jung
Producer: Jeremy Jung
Associate Producer: Brighton Harding
As "Nina": Samantha Valletta
As "Paige": Maya Simone
Director of Photography: Aislyn Murray
Production & Costume Designer: Jennifer Barrett
Editor / Music Composer: Jeremy Jung
1st Assistant Director: Alexis Miranda
2nd Assistant Director: Katherine Kittler
Makeup Artist / Hairstylist: Ariana Rahaei
Set Decorator / Dresser: Maya Gupta
1st Assistant Camera: Jack Thomas, Caleb Brigham
2nd Assistant Camera: Sam Azghandi
Script Supervisor: Megan Massey
Gaffer: Kevin Tsai
Key Grip: Talia Zinder
Grip & Electric: Taylor Butler, Natalie De Vincentiis
Dolly Grips: Derrick Hsiao, Brighton Harding
Production Sound Mixer: Julian Nisenboim
Boom Operator: Qicheng Yang
Production Assistants: Olivia Dalfino, Lucas Kosmynka
Additional Photography: Wesley Diaz
Behind-The-Scenes: Natalie Richard
Craft Services: Aaron Trowbridge
Teamster: Zack Bellin
Sound Designer: Jeremy Jung
Colorist: Scott Sweitzer


Official Selection, Culver City Film Festival 2020
Official Selection, Sydney Lift-Off Film Festival 2020
Official Selection, Silicon Beach Film Festival 2020
Official Selection, Paris Lift-Off Film Festival 2020
Honorable Mention - Student Film, Venice Film Awards 2020
Official Selection, Los Angeles Lift-Off Film Festival 2020
Official Selection - Best Student Film, ARFF Barcelona 2020
Honorable Mention - Best Student Short, Independent Shorts Awards 2020
Honorable Mention - Best Sound Design, Independent Shorts Awards 2020
Finalist, FROSTBITE International Indie Fest 2020
Official Selection, Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival 2020
Official Selection, Montreal Independent Film Festival 2020