1. Filmsupply Presents — The Cage.

    More than a story of redemption, The Cage is a story of survival. When Philly’s streets look to bring one young man down and entangle him with violence, anger, and death, it’s purely up to him to find a way to break free. While the only escape may seem to come from the basketball court, make no mistake — this is no game.

    Go behind the scenes with Neighborhood Film Co. on directing nonactors, directing for VFX and more: flmsp.ly/thcgflm

    License the footage: flmsp.ly/thcgftg

    License the score: mscbd.fm/thcgsnd

    Learn more about the film: flmsp.ly/thcgcm

    Created by Neighborhood Film Co.

    Written & Directed by: Ricky Staub
    Executive Producer: Dan Walser
    Director of Photography: Minka Farthing-Kohl
    Sound Design: 1-Louder (Dublin)
    Color: Jaime O’Bradovichn at Company3
    Editor: Ricky Staub
    VFX: Jeremy Fernsler

    # vimeo.com/205221021 Uploaded 41.4K Plays 69 Comments
  2. A short film that we created as a book trailer for Stephanie Henry's recently released If Only I Could Sleep.

    In looking at how to make a trailer that was based on Steph's life, it felt way too simple and safe to interview those involved in the book and then add some broll to it.

    In reading the book ourselves we found this essay, My Utopia, which she presented in English class, late in 1981. It was a haunting portrait of what her life and mind were like at that time. And it offered an amazing opportunity to connect you to Stephanie's story while doing what any strong book trailer should - make you want to know more.

    This short film is the true story of that day in Steph's English class.

    Shot on the Red Epic along side some Red Scarlet. The opening shot, a 17 second continuous take that slowly reveals itself to you, took 33 takes paired with a Movi M10, Scarlet, 24mm Cinema Prime, wireless follow focus, and more.

    Head on over to our blog for our first post on the cinematography behind this short.
    stillmotionblog.com/myutopia/

    Director - Patrick Moreau
    Producer – Erin Connelly
    Director of Photography – Joyce Tsang
    Assistant Director – James Pizarro
    Gaffer – Mark Sassen
    Grips – Kim Seidel, Albert Tablance
    Location Sound – Larry Johnson
    Sound Mix and Design - Jeremy Bircher
    Art Direction – Brody Lowe
    Set and Wardrobe Design – Bex Silver
    Make-up Artist and Hair Stylist – Jessica Belknap
    Production Assistants: Natalie Ancona, Craig Flood, Bobby Gorman, Timothy Wildgoose
    Behind the Scenes Director – Heidi McKye
    Behind the Scenes DP – George Mihaly

    Excerpt from “If Only I Could Sleep,” by Stephanie Henry
    Music by Marmoset Music

    CAST:
    Young Stephanie – Claire Manning
    Grandma – Christine Shields
    Grandpa – Robert Zorn
    Stepdad – Mike Butters
    Dad – Greg Skelton
    Extras – Katie Silver, Elle Munson, Wyatt Thompson, Dylan Hamilton, Nick Marcy, Finn Topelmann, Jessica Barr, Aiden Hill, Bryan King, Colby King, Elliot Anundi, Ch’nay Soria, Wade Long

    SPECIAL THANKS:
    National College of Natural Medicine
    Kim Bittleston
    Bex Silver
    Wade Long
    Erin Hill

    # vimeo.com/112035686 Uploaded 21.3K Plays 33 Comments
  3. When Jen's son disappears in a game of hide-and-go seek, she unwittingly embarks on a journey through time in order to find him. Starring Sarah Burns.

    Where You Are premiered at South By Southwest in 2016. Since then it's been screened at the Nashville Film Festival, the Sidewalk Film Festival, the RAW Film Festival, where it recieved the Audience Award, and at the Capalbio International Film Festival in Italy, where it received the Grand Prix for Best Short, among others.

    Written & Directed by Graham Parkes
    Produced by Oliver Lewin & Brendan Garrett
    Cinematography by Christopher Ripley
    Production Design by Eloise Ayala
    Music by Oliver Lewin & Trevor Estes
    Edited by Meg Fitzpatrick & Graham Parkes
    Sound Design by Jack Sobo

    Starring:
    Sarah Burns as Jen
    Eric Edelstein as Lenny
    Brendan Scannell as Kid on Bike/ Katie
    Lewis Pullman as Adult James
    Jacob Melton as Teen James
    Hudson West as Young James
    Dileep Rao as Talk Show Host

    Co-producered by Natalie Berkus, Griffin Libby-Blesser
    Associate Produced by Chiara Towne
    Casting by Dylan Jury

    1st AD: Margaret Fitzpatrick
    2nd AD: Jesse Orrall
    Key PA: Austin Park
    Production Sound Recordist: Jack Sobo
    Boom Operator: Trevor Estes

    1st AC, Camera Operator: Sten Olson
    Key Grip: Austin Lewis
    Best Boy Grip: Joanna Nguyen
    Gaffer: Gregory Loebell
    Best Boy Grip: Eleazar Gonzalez
    Gaffer: Brock Kingsland
    1st AC (additional): Joseph Soria
    Best Boy Electric: Chase DuBose
    Camera Operator: Jacob Perry
    1st AC: Conor Moulton
    Best Boy Electric (additional): Phil Collins
    Key Grip (additional): Yohan Herman

    Costumes: Kim Sheree
    Visual Effects: Isaac Morhaim

    Colorist: Christopher Ripley
    Sound Editor: Jack Sobo
    Production Associates: Cal Brisbin, Simona Kessler
    Post Production Assistant: Austin Park
    Art Department: Alex Stamm
    Makeup Artist: Wren Witting
    Additional Makeup: Veronica Davy, Ann Beckett
    Photography: Madeline Wilson
    Set Teacher: Maureen Estes

    # vimeo.com/180000452 Uploaded 430K Plays 90 Comments
  4. ‘The Sandman’ is a short film featuring the Trona, California High School Football team as they train and go through Hell Week in preparation for the upcoming Fall 2015 season.

    "It makes Friday Night Lights look like a cakewalk." Digg.com

    Directed by Diego Contreras.

    Created for the filmsaboutnumbers.com series | No. 7

    Footage available for licensing at filmsupply.com/filmmakers/diego-contreras/47

    Inspired by the biblical story of Jericho, where the Israelites marched and shouted around the fortified wall of an impenetrable city for 7 days, and 7 times on the 7th day. As the army shouted, the walls collapsed, and they took over the city. The film presents the Trona team doing their powerful chants 7 times as they prepare to go to battle against teams much larger than their own.

    I met these kids by happenstance while scouting for a different project down in Trona. It's been an honor getting to know and hang out with them and the beautiful people of Trona. I've been heavily inspired by the coach and his team's passion, faith, and brotherhood. I hope this film can inspire others as much as they inspired me.

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    Director: Diego Contreras
    Producer: Jens Jacob
    Co-Producer: Scott Davis
    Director of Photography: Daniel Stewart
    Editor / Color Grade: Diego Contreras
    Sound Design & Mix: Diego Contreras
    Production Manager: Cara Venter
    Gaffer: Keitaro Cloward
    Location Audio Mixer: Mathew Williams
    Production Company: Sypher Films
    Director Representation: Bullitt

    Featuring The Trona Sandman:

    Coach Curtis Boutte
    Asst. Coach Teddy Johnson
    Asst. Coach Thomas Lewis

    Tyler Boutte, Trevor Boutte, Gunnar Cartmel, Noah Esparza, Malik Evans, Dalton Grady,
    Kyle Harrison, Ben Leslie, Julian Martinez, Tyler McLean, Steven Ortiz, Travis Redd,
    Anthony Rodriguez, Michael Taylor, Walter Terry & Special Guest Jonathan Souabni

    Music:

    “The Revenant” Trailer
    excerpt from film soundtrack
    by Graeme Revell

    Ryan Taubert
    “The Banquet”
    Musicbed.com

    Special Thanks:

    Trona High School, Bullitt Branded, Redefine Rentals
    Saury Armenta, Esteban Contreras, Brandy Boutte, Charity Boutte
    Jeffrey Hodgson, Juan Rodriguez

    # vimeo.com/135039012 Uploaded 144K Plays 155 Comments
  5. Every 15 seconds, a computer, network, or mobile device is hacked by cyber-terrorists. To combat this problem, Syntek Industries has manufactured data couriers designed from advanced machine robotics. These couriers are known as SYNCS. Syncs are programmed to securely deliver data packages without interruption.

    Produced, Written and Directed by Hasraf 'HaZ' Dulull

    Representation: Scott Glassgold / Ground Control LA
    Contact: Scott@groundcontrol-la.com

    Watch the behind the scenes video: vimeo.com/111315232

    Uploaded 184K Plays 63 Comments

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