Cycle Ends Here

Justin Mao

Film Information

Title: Cycle Ends Here
Director: Justin Mao
Year Completed: 2023
Country of production: Vancouver
Duration/TRT: 10m34s
Media: Film
Film genre: Narrative Drama


The Son, Jason runs away from home as a teen, leaving his father behind, in search of a better life.
Haunted by the past, a determined son sets out to repair his relationship with his estranged father.


Defining Images



Alec Marquis
Simon Challenger

Produced by:
Emily Carr University of Art and Design
Barcode Film Production

Sage & Solace, Farm stays, and Venue

1st AD: Cherry Chan
DoP: Thomas Mai
Cam Op: Liao Yi
1st/2nd AC: Maria Jose Velez
Key Gaff: Warren Tang
Grip: Joshua Carballo Matthew Mccormick
Sound Op/Mix: Ditto Meng
Composer: Emma Shang
Set Dec + Props: Gabe Kwok, Thomas Mai, Cherry Chan
Wardrobe: Kaede Leitao
MUA: Lili Li
Script Supervisor: Kayla Duong
Production manager/Crafty/BTS: Jetic Gu

Special Thanks:
Carlo Ghinoi
Harry Killas
Barbara Mareck

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Justin is an emerging filmmaker from Emily Carr University of Arts & Design, he has been a part of films
such as The One Shot Heist, Wobblin’ Jaw, and more. Justin’s films are mainly concerned with the way the
environment impacts the main characters in his stories, as well as the way people are affected personally
by the emotional connections that they make with each other as a result of what they experience

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