Empty Devil was formed in 2017, founder Brian Wayne Dillon (BWD) had previously worked with Inter-Oddity Arts, now defunct, as well as a long relationship as a writer/producer with Witness Pictures. BWD has directed plays, short films, music videos and his 2010 feature "Thursday's Lovers" premiered at the 2011 Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema. In 2018, his short film "Ivory 9" won Best Short Screenplay at the IIFC. He has written and produced over 40 book trailers for various publishing labels, as well as writing 26 book-to-screen feature adaptations.
Currently, BWD is working on an experimental stop-motion feature film called "The Outer Circle" NOW IN PRE-PRODUCTION. You can watch the Teaser, Trailer and Making of below.
UPDATE: The Outer Circle Voice Cast is in the can!
Check out the TRAILER for the "The Outer Circle" currently in Pre-Production
Check out the TEASER for the "The Outer Circle" currently in Pre-Production
Check out the MAKING OF the Teaser/Trailer of "The Outer Circle" currently in Pre-Production
A scientist strives to combine science and magic to create a cure that could save mankind.
An unnamed man gives up to nature what most people value most.
A young "woman" ponders the nature of her unusual and dangerous addiction.
Finn is a recovering addict who is struggling with his relationship with Ella, made all the worse by a new designer drug on the street called "Ivory 9"
Shot in beautiful Joshua Tree, CA
Four Friends. Three Relationships. Two Lovers. One Night. Watch as a terrible secret unfolds that threatens to destroy both the lives and loves of all involved. Where there is love, there is pain.
Co-directed by Brian Dillon and Tyler Payne
A lone Warrior searches for the Goddess, even if finding her may be the end of both of them.
The Goddess and the Warrior traverse a desert wasteland, encountering death and sex magic while searching for escape.
The Goddess and the Warrior find themselves transported to a cosmic void, where they encounter mystical structures with mysterious properties.
“Sam” recounts his life-altering encounter with the elusive Empty Devil, and the devastating effects on his psyche.
A disturbing experimental short film that delves into the mind of a man on the edge of his very existence.
A couple drives into the desert to visit a family friend, but discover a terrifying mystery instead.
A man ventures into the desert with a heavy heart and a handgun.
When a young man breaks down on the side of the road, he becomes the unlucky guest of honor at a family dinner party.
The 2022 restored version of the first short film by Brian Dillon. A woman meets a mysterious writer in a bar and strikes up a conversation that leaves her with more questions than answers.
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