Excerpt from the 22 min. short film "Darkness There" by Jacob Dodd.
"Darkness There" explores Edgar Allan Poe's dark romanticism through the fictional blending of his life and stories with authentic historical artifacts. Shot on location at the Edgar Allan Poe Museum and Maymont Gardens in Richmond, Virginia, the film focuses on the atmosphere and mythology that surrounds Poe. In a style that references silent cinema, "Darkness There" visually presents the macabre while questioning our contemporary relationship to Poe, the man, and to Poe, the myth.
Cast: Stephen Williams, Meghan Marchetti, Paul Thulin
Filmmakers: Writer/Director/Producer/Editor: Jacob Dodd Director of Photography Dan Currier Assistant Director Kristy Dodd Art Director Tim Dalton Make-up and Costuming Sarah Jarrell Gaffer Bryant Dameron Assistant Camera Christopher Underwood Key Grip Benjamin Rinehardt Music by Sergei Rachmaninoff
Production Format: Super 35mm 1.78:1
Camera: Konvas 1M PL Mount
Lenses: Cooke S4
Jacob A. Dodd
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