Winner, 'Best of the Fest' at the New York International Film and Video Festival--- Dreamiller is a dark and compelling look into Sirhan Sirhan and the events in his life which led him to the RFK assassination in 1968. Written and Produced by Mark B. Newbauer and directed by James Klein.
Notes from writer/producer, Mark B. Newbauer:
Ah, memories-- my first short film-- 'Dreamkiller' -- We won the Best of the Fest at the New York International Film Festival for Experimental Drama. This was done all for under $1000 thanks to what little I had in my savings account, graduation money and some much appreciated help from Grandma, a local investor, some awesome friends and a hard-working crew from Chicago.... ambitious? yep.
The acting leaves a bit to be desired and, at the time, I could only afford to edit on a now defunct hard drive editing system, but I'm pretty happy with the end result based on our limited resources and location. Production value being the champion here-- re-creation of the Ambassador Hotel for the RFK assassination---We were fresh out of film school itching to make something and take it to festival- My friend Jamie Klein wanted to direct a script I wrote that he loved-- so here it is-- Dreamkiller