A short silent drama that serves as a visual representation of anxiety.


  • Written & Directed by: Chris Esper
  • Produced by: Lisa Wynn
  • Cast: Tom Mariano, Brendan Meehan, Sheetal Kelkar & Jamie Braddy
  • Director of Photography: Rick King
  • Visual Effects Artist: Robert Lopez
  • Music by: Steven Lanning-Cafaro



"Imposter is Chris Esper’s strongest piece to date. It’s powerful, original and a testament that this young director is surely going places. Rating 5 out of 5 stars." - Carl Burgess, ScreenCritix
"'Imposter' is a masterpiece. It is also one of the best ventures of its type I’ve seen all year. Rating: 5 out of 5 stars." - Andrew Buckner, A Word of Dreams
"By the end of Imposter’s ten-minute runtime, we have gone from being intrigued and curious to finding ourselves strangely moved." - Scott Larson, Scott's Movie Comments
"Smart, engaging, and thoughtful storytelling with a masterful approach to its mise en scéne, Imposter is likely to get you inside your head and keep you there against your will. Rating: 4 out of 4 stars." - Chris Olson, UK Film Review
"'Imposter' is a masterpiece that is sure to win a boatload of awards. Rating: 5 out of 5 stars." - Patrick Ricketts, VideoViews
"It's acted well, and has a really interesting take on a tough topic. When speaking of any movie, indie or large studio, what more could you ask? The simple truth is this. Chris Esper has set out to tell a story - with the hopes it will play well enough to keep people interested. He not only succeeds, but surpasses. All of this in just under ten minutes! Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars." - Billy Conrad, IndyRed