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Series of Missing cases in the small town family and police search for answers.... there is an extraordinary mystery involving the stranger(Rodney Morris), The Meal Maker(Bianca Samal) and her Secret Recipe. movie depicts the flaws in human laws impacting the sustainability of human and animal life.

"THE MEAL MAKER" is all about its unique story. shot in a very unique way almost produced 30mins of Usable film footage without compromising any standards in less than 16hours of man work with a crew +cast of 5.all the 5 cast/crew members are recruited from Facebook and are total strangers. which is quite a remarkable way to pull something which seemed merely possible. this is like completing a feature film shoot in 5days without compromising any quality.

Director Biography - Deepak Paida

Had a difficult start towards life. seen ups and downs in life. Knows the value of Money and Hard work. learnt filmmaking by watching YouTube and other social media forums. After living in both USA and IND acquired a unique experience and perspective of life as i know the human feelings all the way from the slums of India to the high rises of SF. After a near death accident in early 20's helped me to realize the value and importance of life. i just don't want to become another filmmaker so began learning each and every craft required in filmmaking to understand a bigger picture of filmmaking. Policy: NO LUCK -NO GOD - NO BORDERS - NO COLOR only hard work with passion

Director Statement

to Narrate futuristic stories at a fraction of Hollywood's budget in a unique perspective.


  • Deepak Paida Director

  • Deepak Paida Writer

  • Deepak Paida Producer

  • Kathryn Best Key Cast “BIANCA SAMAL”

  • Nicholas Campbell Key Cast “Rodney Morris”

  • Keith Gabriel Key Cast “Police officer”

  • Deepak Paida Key Cast “Stranger in the neighbourhood”

  • Benjamin Coffey Key Cast “CINEMATOGRAPHER”


  • Project Type: Short, Other

  • Genres: Horror, Thriller, Romance, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

  • Runtime: 19 minutes 59 seconds

  • Completion Date: April 10, 2021

  • Production Budget: 3,200 USD

  • Country of Origin: United States

  • Country of Filming: United States

  • Language: English

  • Shooting Format: RED 5K

  • Aspect Ratio: 2.39

  • Film Color: Color

  • First-time Filmmaker: Yes

  • Student Project: No

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