JRD: Film Director Short Films

Cristo (2007)

April 30, 2007
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Synopsis:

Robert S. Cristo Sr. confronts his only son knowing that he will die that very day. Before he passes, he must convince his son to accept his legacy and take over his empire, Cristo Technologies.

 

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Cast:
Cristo: Dan Payne
Robert: Matt Thompson (dvx Avataur)
Hanna: Amanda Lynn Hills
Guard 1: Tom Marshall (dvx Tommyinla)
Guard 2: J.C. Christofilis

Crew:
W-E-P-C-D’ed by: justin r. durban (dvx Edgen)
Co-Written, Co-Produced: J.C. Christofilis
Director of Photography: Gregory Storm (dvx StormFactory)
Associate Producer: Robert Eldon (dvx RobertE)
2nd DP, Steadicam Op: Max Wilson (dvx webdog)
Wardrobe: Sawako Yamauchi
Event Coordinator: Marina Gutman
Grip: Yuri Sadovnikov
Grip: Jaron Eldon
Additional Props: Brandon Rice (dvx BrandonRice)

Location BTS:

Feature Films

Beauty and the Beast ALDT (2007)

March 16, 2007
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A modern Christian-themed retelling of the classic fairy tale ‘Beauty and the Beast’. Belle Watson agrees to work for reclusive millionaire, Eric Landry, to pay off a debt incurred by her father accidentally breaking a valuable vase. As Belle gets to know Eric, she sees a kinder side to him than just the rough and rude exterior as society knows him.


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Purchase Album:

Beauty and the Beast: A Latter Day Tale (2007)
(coming soon)

Listen:

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View Film! En Espanol!!! 🙂

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Personal Projects

Divine Night – Epic Christmas Album (2006)

December 25, 2006
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My Epic Christmas Album.
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Purchase Album:

Divine Night (2006)

Listen:

Or buy directly from CDBaby.

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Feature Films

The Phoenix Agenda (2006)

December 14, 2006
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“The Phoenix Agenda” chronicles the journey of counter-terrorism agent Ryan Burke to eliminate the threat of a bio-terrorist attack. When Ryan’s only lead in the case, a hacker called “The Phoenix”, is extracted from federal custody by a duo of professional assassins, Taran Miner and Dominique Nivara, both he and the hacker find themselves caught in a web of ever changing alliances, with no time, no way out and no way to know who they can really trust.


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Purchase Album:

The Phoenix Agenda (2006)
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Listen:

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JRD: Film Director Short Films

Lakeside (2006)

September 8, 2006
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Kids in the middle of the woods + Creatures = Terror

(HorrorFest 06) (co-directed)
*Top 10 Film @ DVXUSER.com


Cast: 
Christian David : Kevin
Jaklyn Lyons : Chelsi
Matt Thompson : Brett
Taleia Mueller : Katie
Saul Dapsis as “The Ranger”

Crew: 
Written & Directed by: Matt Thompson
Co-directed by: Justin R. Durban
Executive Producer – Susan Laine
DP – Yuri Sadovnikov
Animation/VFX by: – Elliot Worman
Composer / Sound Design / Edited by: – Justin R. Durban

Special Thanks:
San Bernadino National Forest
Susan Burg
Russell & Kathleen Flynn
Pat / Electrical (Juice)
Captain Craig M. Smith for the Bronco
Tim Hyten a.k.a. Slimothy
Officer Gina Thompson
Tim Stithem
Strip The Image (Music, “We Believe”) 

Audio:
“Cruisin’ Down to Big Bear”
Performed by: Matt Thompson

www.edgenmusic.com/lakeside_cruisin_down_to_big_bear.mp3     

Awards / Festivals:

– DVXUSER Horrorfest 2006 – 8th Place
– DON’T GO BACK IN THE HOUSE, BITCH! – NYC – Two Boots Theatre

Artwork / Preproduction

Location:
The Beautiful Big Bear Lake


Vehicles / Props:

Budget:
Millions and Millions of Dollars