The finals of the Porsche/Reelz Channel “My Daily Magic” Film contest has begun! Over the last couple weeks I have been busy coming up with a concept,shooting and editing my 90 second submission. Our entry, “Sweet Dreams” (above) was shot in 24 hours, all over San Antonio, with a Porsche provided Panamera S for 48 hrs.

Public voting begins today, Sept. 12, 2011! I encourage you to jump on over to, view the 10 finalist entries, and vote for your favorite. And of course, I’d be super appreciative for your vote! (I’m the 4th from the top, “Sweet Dreams”.

Check out the BTS pics!

Contest Requirements:
Contest Finalist shall (a) create a second, new and original video shot in HD, not to exceed 90 seconds and no larger than 100 MB that highlights Porsche’s new tagline: “Engineered for magic. Everyday”, including incorporation of their personal experience driving/utilizing a Porsche.

I’d like to especially thank my cast and crew who worked tirelessly under the scorching Texas sun and did a heck of a job!

Written, directed, shot and edited by: Rod Guajardo

Produced by: Rosemary Guerrero
1st AD: Erik Bosse
1st AC: Ismael Rodriguez
Crane Operator/BTS Photographer: Richard Jemal
Sound Designer: Erik Seime

Male: Mike Ahlers
Female: Laura Ahlers
Girl: Ayiana Ahlers
Boy: Christian “Kiki” Ahlers

Technical bits
Shot on: Canon T2i/550d
Lens: Canon 24-70L 2.8 Canon 50mm 1.4
(kit lens was used on all exterior car mounted shots)
Support: Event Shoulder Rig (it’s awesome)
Edited on: Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5
Coloring: Colorista II

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