In a world where promises often come with hidden costs and sacrifices, “HERETIC” stands as a poignant reminder of the complexities of life’s journeys. Directed by Jacob Adicco, this captivating short film delves into the struggles of a young man grappling with grief and the allure of false promises. Set against the backdrop of a society where dreams can quickly turn into nightmares, “HERETIC” unveils the harsh realities of chasing an elusive better life.

As the protagonist navigates the murky waters of deceit and disillusionment, viewers are invited to contemplate the true meaning of sacrifice and perseverance.

In the heart of the United Kingdom, among the picturesque landscapes of Falmouth, a diverse tapestry of creative minds converged to bring “HERETIC” to life. While the collaboration spanned continent.,

Two Ghanaian talents emerged as pivotal forces in shaping the film’s narrative and aesthetic brilliance.

Bernard Kyei Baffour, affectionately known as Benkay which his instagram account is @benkay_ , stands as a beacon of excellence in the realm of sound design and technical mastery. His contributions to “HERETIC” transcended borders, as he meticulously crafted the auditory landscape, infusing each scene with raw emotion and depth. From recording dialogue on set to curating multiple voice recordings in the studio, Benkay’s dedication knew no bounds. His versatility extended beyond sound design, as he played a pivotal role in the editing process and crafted a mesmerizing trailer that teased audiences with the promise of an unforgettable cinematic journey. In an industry hungry for multi-talented visionaries, Benkay’s prowess shines as a testament to the global impact of Ghanaian creativity.

Complementing Benkay’s sonic wizardry is Akwasi Owusu Karikari, known in artistic circles as Chasecurtis with instagram handle @ Chasecurtis.gh, the mastermind behind the film’s captivating graphics. Chasecurtis’ creative genius transcended borders, as he brought the visual narrative of “HERETIC” to life with unparalleled finesse. His intricate designs not only caught the eye but also served as a visual symphony, harmonizing seamlessly with the film’s essence. His crowning achievement, the creation of a breathtaking cover art, serves as a gateway to the world of “HERETIC,” enticing audiences to embark on a journey of discovery. In a world where visuals reign supreme, Chasecurtis’ talent stands as a testament to the global reach of Ghanaian artistic excellence.

The collaboration between Benkay and Chasecurtis serves as a shining example of the power of unity and innovation in the global creative landscape. Their contributions not only enriched the cinematic tapestry of “HERETIC” but also showcased the boundless potential of Ghanaian talent on the world stage. As the film prepares to make waves across continents, it serves as a reminder of the transformative power of storytelling and the enduring legacy of Ghanaian creativity. With individuals like Benkay and Chasecurtis at the helm, the future of global cinema shines brighter than ever before.

Join us as we celebrate the global talent behind “HERETIC” and embark on a journey of discovery, as we witness the convergence of creativity from around the world. Keep an eye out for updates and exclusive content on Instagram, where Benkay (@benkay_) first unveiled the captivating trailer that caught my attention. Together, let us celebrate the universal language of art and the timeless beauty of collaboration across borders.

Watch the trailer below