48hr Film JRD: Film Director Short Films

Little Brother (2019)

November 4, 2019

Little Brother, the 48hr Film Project – Director’s Cut.
Directed by: Justin R. Durban

– Lucas is picked on at school and his little brother is here to protect him.

What’s Different?
– Updated VFX
– Updated/Added additional Sound FX
– Added a few Cutaway shots
– Fixed/Corrected the End Credits
– Added a smidgen of Color Grading

Enjoy!

Genre: Sci-Fi
Prop: Belt
Character: Ryan Grenada
Line of Dialog: “And who the hell are you?”

(View the original 48hr Film Project cut here:

Cast:

Ripley “Leigh” Grenada – Katusha Robert
Ryan Grenada – Jake Brinn
Lucas – Myndin Durban
Bishop – Lyrik Durban
Red – Brett St. Germain
Brown – Chris Conner
Granny – Betty Currie
Jennifer – Jennifer Kendall
Fur – Brett St. Germain

Crew:

DIRECTED BY:
Justin R. Durban

1st AD
Siegen Bretzke

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Justin R. Durban

CAMERA OPS:
Jennifer Kendall
Hunter Gustafson

Co-DIRECTORS OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Jennifer Kendall
Hunter Gustafson

1st AC
Taylor Zachary Butler

GAFFER
Chris Conner

MAKEUP / CREATURE / PA
Brett St. Germain

SOUND MIXER
David Gutierrez

BOOM OP
Ben Marchi-Hilton

DIT
Carlo Barbieri

EDIT
Carlo Barbieri / Justin R. Durban

COLOR
Carlo Barbieri

SOUND DESIGN
Siegen Bretzke
Justin R. Durban

VFX
Justin R. Durban

MUSIC SCORE
Justin R. Durban

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Arthur Bautista

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT (guest)
William Shirer

“Thank you”

4reelz School of Film
www.4reelzschooloffilm.com

Esteam Academy
www.esteamacademy.com

Bonzai by Brett
www.bonsaibybrett.com

In Association with
Metiquent Productions

“A Special Thank you”
Nicholle Walton-Durban
&
Skye Connery

This film was made for the 48 Hour Film Project 2019
www.48hourfilm.com

Copyright 2019 – www.edgenfilms.com

JRD: Film Director Short Films

The Will (2018)

July 31, 2018

“A mother is informed that her son is diagnosed with a terminally ill and hereditary medical condition. She is faced with a hard decision that only a mother could do.”

Directed, Written, & Produced by: Justin R. Durban
Starring Katusha Robert, Myndin Durban
Cinematography by: Mark Johnson II
Music by: Justin R. Durban

Made for the Austin 48hr Film Project
Winner:
🏆 BEST FILM
🏆 BEST DIRECTING
🏆 BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
🏆 BEST ACTRESS
🏆 BEST USE OF ORIGINAL MUSIC
🏆 BEST SET DESIGN
🏆 BEST SOUND DESIGN

Also nominated for:
Best Editing, Best Special Effects, Best Titling, Best Musical Score, Best Visual Effects, Best Acting Ensemble, Best Use of Genre, Best Use of Dialog, & Best Use of Prop.

Character: Justin or Jennifer MacArthur, Baker
Prop: an eraser
Line: “That’s what my Dad always said. OR That is what my Dad always said.”

Written, Directed, and Produced by: Justin R. Durban

Cast:
Katusha Robert – Jennifer Mac Arthur
Will – Myndin Durban
Eddie – Eduardo Tobias
Nancy – Nancy Valdez
Hannah – Hannah Tolbert
Dr. Sill – Bettie Currie
Dr. Wellman – Ben Marchi-Hilton
Dr. Admin – Siegen Bretzke

Crew:
Cinematography by: Mark Johnson II
Assistant Camera / Drone by: Jacob Stone
Edited by: Jacob Stone, Justin R. Durban
Music by: Justin R. Durban
Sound Production by: David Gutierrez, Siegen Bretzke, Ben Marchi-Hilton
Production Design by: Jacob Stone, Arthur Bautista, Nancy Valdez
Production Assistant: Arthur Bautista
Post Production Sound: Eduardo Tobias, Justin R. Durban
Visual FX by: Justin R. Durban
Color Grading by: Mark Johnson II, Jacob Stone

Special Thanks:
Nicholle Walton-Durban
4REELZ School of Film
Torchy’s Tacos
Writer Duet

https://48hourfilm.com/austin-tx

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Director’s Reel (2010)

July 22, 2010
Post Image

Justin R. Durban
Director’s Reel – July 2010
justindurban.com

For More Information on Justin’s film direction work, please visit: www.edgenfilms.com

Music: “One Must Believe” by: JRD
From the album, “Semum” OST
edgenstore.com/Semum

Clips selected from the following Films:
“Mahlen”
“The Box”
“Bits and Pieces”
“RACK”
“Ring”
“Cristo”
“Solecism”
“Lakeside”
“The Stars Above”
“Untitled”

48hr Film JRD: Film Director Short Films

Ring (2010)

June 27, 2010

on IMDB.com

A man finds a portal to the past which enables him to alter his future.

A 48 hour film – “time travel”

Cast (in credits order)
Justin Henry … Vincent Lowe
Chris Samarripas … Sammy
Katie Lichtefeld … Ms. Vala
Eithan McBride … Young Vincent
Travis Senior … Captain Lowe

Directed by
Justin R. Durban

Written by
Justin R. Durban
Justin Henry
Chris Samarripas
& Travis Senior

Produced by
Daniel Grosser …. executive producer
Rolf Mohr …. executive producer
Amy Tekell …. producer

Original Music by
Justin R. Durban

Sound by
Ryan Mozek

Cinematography by
Iskra Valtcheva

Film Editing by
Nathan Gray (co-editor)
DeRae Logan
Chris Samarripas (co-editor)

JRD: Film Director

Rack (2010)

April 15, 2010

Synopsis:

A man attains all of his dreams, only to find out that the cost is the unrealized future of his mentally challenged beloved brother.

The Doorpost Theme: Sacrifice

on IMDB.com

News:
Rack Places Top 20 in Doorpost Competition

Short Film

 

Cast:
Richard C. Jones, Lizabeth Waters, Matthew Grathwol, Michael Sorrells, & Michael Hankin

Crew:
Directed by: Justin R. Durban
Executive Produced by: Nicholle Walton, Leah Weinberger, & Justin R. Durban
Music by: Justin R. Durban
Edited by: Laurent Dupepe

Awards:
**Top 20 in 2010 The Doorpost Competition.
*RACK is an official ‘merited’ entry to the Doorpost Film Project.

For more information on the film, please visit: www.edgenfilms.com/rack
View Film:

Full Credits:

//DIRECTOR: Justin R. Durban

//WRITEN By: Leah Weinberger

//CAST

Lizabeth Waters as Ella
Matthew Grathwol as John
Richard Jones as Deke
Michael Hanklin as Old Ben
Michael Sorrells as Foreman

Miner #1: G.L.Williams
Miner #2: Ray L. Perez
Vat Guy #1: Justin Elms
Vat Guy #2: Charles K. Comis
Village Extra: Betty Currie
Village Extra: Tristin Koppie
Village Extra: Myndin Durban
Village Extra: Kaden Lauderback
Village Extra: Kristin Lauderback
Village Extra: Logan Hansen
Village Extra: McKala Hansen
Village Extra: Paige Hansen
Village Extra: Rita Simonette
Village Extra: Leah Simonetta
Village Extra: Zane Farrow
Village Extra: Isac Mourana
Village Extra: Mary Stifflemore
Village Extra: Nicholas Glover
Village Extra: Jill Glover
Village Extra: Sky Van Vliet
Village Extra: Rick Richardson

//PRODUCER(s)

Executive Producer: Justin R. Durban
Executive Producer: Nicholle Walton
Executive Producer: Leah Weinberger
Co. Producer: Robert R. Kiesling

//CREW

Boom Operator: Ryan Mozek
Production Designer / Set Designer: James McMahan
First AC / 2nd Unit Camera Op: Rocky Conly
UPM / First AD: Nicholle Walton
Director of Photography: John Hafner
Best Boy Grip: Matthew Hardesty
Sound Mixer: Amy Tekell
Costume Designer: Colin Wilkes
Makeup: Erin Klarer
Script Supervisor: Cari Jean
Construction Coordinator: Bob Maccarni
Locations Manager: Brian Morgan
Art Director / Props Master: Shane Davis
Casting Director: Nicholle Walton
PA: Aaron Benmark
PA: Charles K. Comis
PA: Stephanie Harrison
PA: Rodney Barry
PA: Leng Wong
PA: Jonathan Grubbs
PA / Sound Team: Shane Hardesty
Edited By: Laurent Dupepe
Compositor / VFX: Jonathan Grubbs
Compositor / VFX: Mark Roethke
Compositor / VFX: Galen Carter-Jeffrey
Compositor / VFX: Kurt Lawson
3D Modeler: Shane Davis
Digital Matte Painter: Brandon Hale
Opening Title Design: Jonathan Grubbs
Second AC / 3rd Unit Camera Op: Joy Chiang
Key Grip: Robert Cudmore
Music Composer / Sound FX / Lead Visual FX : Justin R. Durban
// SPECIAL THANKS
Special Thanks: Ocher Media
Special Thanks: Matahari Pictures
Special Thanks: Placid Sound
Special Thanks: Three Points Ranch
Special Thanks: Lakeway, TX City Park
Special Thanks: Olden Lighting
Special Thanks: Patti Shook
Special Thanks: H-E-B
Special Thanks: Austin Film Meet
Special Thanks: Screenwriters of Austin
Special Thanks: Dan Eggleston
Special Thanks: Short Film Texas
Special Thanks: Adobe
Special Thanks: Richard and Maryann Durban
Special Thanks: Jack Daniel Stanley
Special Thanks: Mark Vittek
Special Thanks: Pamela Weaver
Special Thanks: Carlos Fernandez
Special Thanks: Tony Crossley
Special Thanks: Elliot Cole
Special Thanks: Shiphrah Meditz
Special Thanks: Mishpacha
Special Thanks: Jeremy Norton
Special Thanks: Joshua Norton
Special Thanks: Gustavo Rodriguez
: Shot on Canon 7D
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