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Mason Film Lab
Burp, Fall 2017


Burp is a feminist horror fantasia about a woman in modern day America who finds herself gaslit by relatives who have different politics and beliefs.

Colette Burson, Director

Colette Burson, director of Burp

Colette Burson

Colette Burson is a writer/director/producer known for the feature film Permanent, starring Patricia Arquette and Rainn Wilson (2017), Hung (HBO, 2009-2011), and The Riches (FX, 2007-2008). She directed episodes of Hung, as well as the short film Little Black Boot (2004, Sundance, PlanetOut Grand Prize Winner, Logo Television Best Short Film Award.)

About this Mason Film Lab Production

Burp was written and directed by Colette Burson during the Fall 2017 semester. Students from Film at Mason classes came together throughout the semester for pre-production and on set for the shooting of the film.

Behind-the-scenes video of working on BURP

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