Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective

  1. In a homogeneous world, a man loses track of himself while struggling to crack an impossible task.

    2012 Official Selections:
    Brooklyn Arts Council Scene: Brooklyn
    Northside Film Festival
    Greenpoint Film Festival

    2013 Official Selections:
    Front/Row Cinema series

    Written and Directed by Dylan Allen
    Produced by Eddy Vallante, Rachel M. Goldberg and Dylan Allen
    Director of Photography / Edited by Evan Jake Cohen
    Music and Poster by Sam's Myth
    Starring Jason Robert Winfield, Michael Ewing, Michelle Silvani, Jerry Leventhal and Jennifer Rubins
    Art Direction by Brittany Dowd and Jeanne Shiel
    Hair by Nackie Karcher, The Karcher Brooklyn
    Sound Mixing by Ryan Gresh and Joseph Santo
    Sound Editor / Foley by Erik Schuiten
    DI Producer Heath Raymond / The Mill
    Colorist Josh Bohoskey / The Mill

    # vimeo.com/108899543 Uploaded 195 Plays / / 3 Comments Watch in Couch Mode
  2. Official Music Video for "Life is for the Living" from LYFE (2014, Western Vinyl)
    a Meerkat Media Collective production

    Directed/Produced/Edited by Dara Messinger and Jeff Sterrenberg
    Cinematography: Sean Hanley
    Assistant Directors: Sara Huneke and Alex Mallis
    Production Crew: Alison Brockhouse, Bryan Chang, Alex Mallis, Eric Phillips-Horst, Jay Sterrenberg, Karim Tabbaa
    VFX: Jeff Sterrenberg
    Steadicam: Adam Uhl
    Projection: Grayson Earle
    Color: Jay Sterrenberg
    Dance: Rachel Berman, Brighid Green, Dara Messinger, Ashraf Rijal

    Thank You: Eliot Krimsky, Meerkat Media Collective, DCTV, Marie Mounteer, Kathleen Piper Crosby, Sarah Anzai, Zara Serabian-Arthur, Gina Telaroli, The Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective, Annie Novak

    Buy LYFE:
    westernvinyl.com/shop

    Learn more about:
    meerkatmedia.org // twitter.com/meerkatmedia

    Go to Album Release / Video Premiere Party 11/16 at Glasslands:
    goo.gl/UA23ly

    # vimeo.com/106395678 Uploaded 207 Plays / / 0 Comments Watch in Couch Mode
  3. The film was made this July in Cyprus, quickly, along the way, for a friend and with a friend…it incorporates the music of a magical instrument called Santouri played by Veronica Aloneftou.

    # vimeo.com/104881090 Uploaded 554 Plays / / 2 Comments Watch in Couch Mode
  4. At the end of his greatest adventure, Skillman has vanquished his nemesis, recovered the priceless artifact, and saved his latest lover from certain doom. But as he struggles to figure out what comes next, his lady begins to realize her confident, capable man hasn't the first clue what to do once the guns are down.

    Featured on The Atlantic, The Dissolve, io9, Geek Tyrant, Neatorama, Uproxx, Fast Company's Co.Create, Cinephilia & Beyond and the London Film Review

    2013 Official Selections:

    Tribeca Film Festival
    Austin Film Festival
    Flyway Film Festival
    New Hampshire Film Festival
    HollyShorts Film Festival
    Northside Film Festival
    Greenpoint Film Festival
    Calgary Film Festival
    Nitehawk Cinema Shorts

    2014 Official Selections:

    3rd New York International Short Film Festival (NY Shorts Fest)

    2014 Online Premieres:

    Short of the Week
    NoBudge
    Film Shortage
    Tribeca Films + United Airlines in-flight series
    New England Film Festival
    Synesthesia Film Festival

    Also available on IndieFlix, Fandor and Hulu

    Written and Directed by Dylan Allen
    Produced by Eddy Vallante, Rebecca Brice and Dylan Allen
    Starring Chris Henry Coffey and Lucy Walters
    Director of Photography / Edited by Evan Jake Cohen
    Music and Poster by Sam's Myth
    Production Coordinator Jeanne Shiel
    Casting Director Erica Jensen
    Costume Design by Hiroka Nakahira
    Make-Up by Katie Jo Glover and Suzanne Glover
    Hair by Nackie Karcher, The Karcher Brooklyn
    1st AD Jason Brown
    1st AC Noah Yuan-Vogel
    Gaffer Hasan Schahbaz
    Key Grip Paul Bulgin
    Wardrobe by Myra Flynn
    Production Design by Dylan Allen
    Sound Mixing by Adrian (DJ Dooga) Martinez
    Sound Editing and Foley by Erik Schuiten
    DI Producer Heath Raymond / The Mill
    Colorist Michael Rossiter / The Mill

    # vimeo.com/88251170 Uploaded 197K Plays / / 33 Comments Watch in Couch Mode
  5. One day after George Zimmerman was acquitted of the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, a group of young men gathered in Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn, and discussed Trayvon's death, Stop and Frisk, and daily life.

    With:
    Primo
    John
    Creative Gold
    Shanti
    Brian
    Rodney
    Anthony
    Lou
    Mattar
    Paul
    Cody
    Rico

    Director: Alex Mallis
    Editor: Tory Stewart
    Cinematography: Adam Uhl
    Moderator: Keith Miller
    Assoc. producer: Luisa Conlon
    Asst. editor: Jeff Sterrenberg
    Sound mix: Justin D. Wright
    Color: Colin Travers

    Special Thanks:
    The crew of the Echoes of Incarceration project
    York College CT355 students
    Meerkat Media Collective
    The Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective

    Shot on location in Fort Greene Park, July 15th, 2013, on the set of FIVE STAR (fivestarthemovie.com)

    # vimeo.com/87532909 Uploaded 75.2K Plays / / 40 Comments Watch in Couch Mode

Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective

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The Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective is tight-knit community of professional filmmakers in Brooklyn, NY who are dedicated to innovative approaches to filmmaking. The collective comes together through weekly peer workshops to provide sustained feedback and


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The Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective is tight-knit community of professional filmmakers in Brooklyn, NY who are dedicated to innovative approaches to filmmaking. The collective comes together through weekly peer workshops to provide sustained feedback and critiques throughout the life of its members' projects. It is the mission of the BFC to inspire groundbreaking films and maximize exposure of the best work from Brooklyn-based filmmakers.

The BFC consists of some of Brooklyn’s most accomplished and promising emerging filmmakers. Collectively we have produced work for the Sundance Film Festival, SXSW, Slamdance Film Festival, A&E, PBS, HBO, IFC, Discovery Channel, National Geographic, MTV, France 3, The Smithsonian, and Al Jazeera. Our members have received awards from Sundance, Emmy Awards, Independent Spirit Awards, Student Academy Awards, HBO New York International Latin Film Festival, and IFP and has had work nominated for the national Academy Awards.

brooklynfilmmakerscollective.com

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