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EGO - still #1


East Coast Premiere

Director: Kaya Dayan, David-Simon Dayan

United States, 2017, 13 min

Shooting Format:Digital

Festival Year:2018


Cast:Hanna Baldursdottir, Paul Weisman, Erica Holland, Indie Nameth, Chris Barry, Justine Quijano, Jonah Kest, Ashley Caplum, David-Simon Dayan, Kaya, Pablo Ramos, Ari Dayan, Vanessa Jova, Ken Dayan, Michelle Dayan

Crew:Producers: Brothers Dayan - Screenwriters: Brothers Dayan - Assistant Director: David-Simon Dayan


EGO is a visually shocking, surreal, dali-esque silent short film showcasing the various manifestations of the human ego.

About the director

Ego is the first collaborative effort between brothers, Kaya and David-Simon, comprising of The Brothers Dayan. Kaya Dayan (Director) is an art director living in Los Angeles. His surrealist approach to creating interactive, avant-garde experiences spans across fashion, film, and events. After being commissioned to direct a series of fashion shows across the country, he has spent recent months creating an immersive space in Los Angeles, due to open soon. David-Simon Dayan (Assistant Director) is an artist living between Los Angeles and New York City. Spending equal parts on stage and behind the camera, he is currently acting in a production of the Wilkinson play, "My Big Gay Italian Wedding." His photographic work can be seen in various publications and is currently on view at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.


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