1. A Greek Tragedy told in a 90’s Chinese pop song.

    The events of a boat captain trying to collect a debt to save his boats, as remembered by his ten year old son.

    编剧/ 导演 Director/Writer
    马楠 Johnny Ma

    摄影/ Cinematography
    王一凡 Wang Yifan

    制片人 Producer
    陈洁 Jie Chen
    莎拉 Sarah Stallard

    剪辑 Editor
    龙麦克 Mike Long

    副导演 Assistant Director
    邬宪健 Sitka Wu


    梅松顺(船老大)Boat Captain Mei Song Shun
    王宏生 (王老板) Boss Wang Wang Hong Sheng
    杜小敏 (老婆)Wife Du Xiao Min
    梅绽(豆豆) Son Mei Zhan

    Read more about the making of the film on the Vimeo Blog: vimeo.com/blog/post/staff-pick-premiere-a-grand-canal

    Read the TIFF review article on the inspiration of the film at http://www.tiff.net/the-review/filmmaker-johnny-ma-wants-you-to-fall-in-love-with-90s-chinese-cinema/

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  2. Director: Abteen Bagheri
    Executive Producer: Jason Botkin
    Producer: Antonio Flores, Katia Nicolova, Sergei
    Cinematographer: Isaac Bauman
    Editor: Andy McGraw @ Stitch Editing
    Costume Designer: Sara Sensoy

    Christopher Mintz-Plasse
    Abbey Botkin
    Ginger Costales
    Frank Garza
    Anna Sondall
    Robert Evans
    Roger Feldman
    Tristan Feldman
    Sharon Shane
    Samuel Cortez
    Ely Gonzalez
    Elvis Trujillo
    Alfred Gillian

    Prod. Designer: Ali Rubinfeld
    Art Director: Grace Alie
    1st AC: Payam Yazdanoost
    2nd AC: Matt Taylor
    DIT: Arthur Gubin
    Production Coordinator: Jeff Bonneville
    1st AD: Kia Reghabi
    Grip/Elec: Jonathon Corum
    Grip:Elec: Ely Gonzalez
    Key MU/Hair: Brittany Leslie
    CostumerAssistants: Lauren Thomas, Mallory Evelyn
    Studio Teacher: Christy Wyatt
    PA's: Danita Clark, Sam Cortez, Andascha Moore-Pryor
    Director's Assistant: Brandom Bloom
    Colorist: Nick Sanders @ The Mill
    Sound Designer: Nick Bozzone @ Formosa Group
    Visual FX: Mitch Gardiner @ Bond FX
    Editing Assistants: Chris Catanach, Weston Cadwell @ Stitch Editing

    Special thanks to the PDJF and Sanita Anita Park and my mom, Mahnaz Mobasher.
    2015 Cap Gun Collective

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  3. IMDB: imdb.com/title/tt3806962/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_3
    behind the scenes: vimeo.com/107085078
    short of the week write up: shortoftheweek.com/2014/10/25/grape-soda/
    review: theindependentcritic.com/grape_soda

    3rd place winner at the 2015 Phoenix Comicon Film Festival
    Mark Ashworth - nominated for best actor at the Eastern North Carolina Film Festival
    2015 OFFICIAL SELECTION at the Salt Lake International Film Festival
    2015 OFFICIAL SELECTION at the Eastern North Carolina Film Festival
    2015 OFFICIAL SELECTION at the Salt Lake International Film Festival
    2015 OFFICIAL SELECTION at the Phoenix Comicon Film Festival
    2015 OFFICIAL SELECTION at the El Dorado Film Festival
    2015 OFFICIAL SELECTION at the CineBodega Film Festival
    2015 OFFICIAL SELECTION at the Indie Vision Film Festival
    2015 OFFICIAL SELECTION at the Iron Pointe Film Festival
    2015 OFFICIAL SELECTION at the Y'allywood Film Festival

    writer/director/producer - justin robinson
    director of photography - brent christy
    bobby - mark ashworth
    sherry - rachel hendrix
    rodrigo - cranston johnson
    troy - isaiah stratton
    mr. leo - jay c russell
    first ac - scott jones
    sound mixer - david sniadecki
    boom op - tyler wade
    hair/makeup - latia curtis
    editor - justin robinson
    composer - jake sidwell
    colorist - john carrington
    re-recording mixer - christian sawyer
    property master - clayton tilley
    key set production assistant - andrew bradford
    production assistant - gunner willis
    production assistant - wesley wooten
    production assistant - chris burch
    production assistant - ryan hendrick
    production assistant - ben maciejack
    set photographer - shawn stom
    BTS - david gaskin
    catering - maria conner

    this film was shot in 2 days in the greenville/taylors, sc area
    shot on RED EPIC with rokinon 35mm 1.5 & canon L series 85mm 1.2
    audio gear: scheops CMIT 5U & sound device/recorder 722
    cut in premiere CS6
    colored in davinci resolve

    # vimeo.com/106886061 Uploaded 111K Plays 129 Comments
  4. An ordinary job interview goes from bad, to worse...to mortal combat.

    Written & Directed by Christopher Leone

    Winner of 12 awards, including Best Live-Action Short at HBO's U.S. Comedy Arts Festival, CineVegas, and Portland International Film Festival.

    # vimeo.com/88127142 Uploaded 4,419 Plays 0 Comments
  5. please send any enquiries or gifts to stephenengstrom@gmail.com

    # vimeo.com/104480777 Uploaded 95.9K Plays 41 Comments

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