The Procedure

The Procedure

Directed by Calvin Reeder

Genre Fiction
Country United States
Year 2016
Length 3 min 43 s
Formats Blu-Ray, DCP
Sound 5.1
Version No dialog


A man is captured and forced to endure a strange experiment.


dark humor


With a strange mix of underground horror shock and existential atmosphere, Calvin Lee Reeder made a name for himself with his genre-bending short films. He went on to excite and divide audiences with his two feature films The Oregonian (2011) and The Rambler (2013). He's back at it with Sundance Jury Award winning short The Procedure.


Christian Palmer, Frank Mosley


Production Christian Palmer
Script Calvin Lee Reeder
Direction photo Jacob Rosen
Direction artistique Joshua Green
Montage Buzz Pierce
Sound Buzz Pierce


Sundance Film Festival|2016| Official competition, *BEST US SHORT JURY AWARD, Festival Court Métrange, France |2016| Official Competition *Mention BEST SHORT


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