The Procedure

The Procedure

Directed by Calvin Reeder

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


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


black humor, violence


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



Christian Palmer


Calvin Lee Reeder


Jacob Rosen


Joshua Green

EDITING Buzz Pierce
Sound Buzz Pierce


Sundance Film Festival | 2016 | BEST US SHORT JURY AWARD
Festival Court Métrange | 2016 | MENTION BEST SHORT


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