There Were Cowboys (direction)

Jay Holdener – There Were Cowboys (direction)

Thoroughly disappointed by his recent trip to the USA, for which he had great expectations, Daniel, back in Switzerland, goes back to his routine, which he finds very dull… One day he sees a ghostly cowboy appear before him, who entrusts him with a mission: to steal a Chevy El Camino.

Diploma project (2023) by Jay Holdener

22 min

Through this project, I wanted to try my hand at comedy while using references from genre films and their codes. I wanted to approach it through still shots and a lack of movement to showcase how static his life is.