An experimental short by Toronto-based filmmaker Dominique van Olm. Intersecting five different perspectives on how make up impacts one’s sense of self, “Three Seconds” explores themes of family, femininity, queer identity, performance, cultural influence and art.


Sheldon McIntosh
Mel Eshaghbeigi
Lulu Wei
Madison van Rijn
Viktor Peters

Director: Dominique van Olm
Creative Director: Natalie Mathers
Producer: Kelsey-Lynn Corradetti
Cinematographer: Julia Hendrickson
Production Sound Mixer: Darren Snowden
Make-Up Artist: Kelly Davidson
Stylist: Lauren Walker
Editor: Julie Simmons
Colourist: Roslyn Di Sisto
Composer: Annelise Noronha
Animation: Emily Switzer
VFX: Lauren Rempel

Special Thanks:
Saints Editorial
Grayson Matthews Audio Design
Darling Colour & VFX


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