JRD: Film Director Short Films

Mahlen (2009)

June 30, 2009
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Tagline:
Our technology should be shared with the world, Elizabeth. Not One.

Short Synopsis:
Time is Running out for Robert Cristo’s wife, Elizabeth. Together, they
have been secluded from society while Robert has desperately continued
his nanotechnology research fused with advanced robotics that will aid
in her cure.

on IMDB.com

(QuestFest 09)
*Top 8 Finalist @ DVXUSER.com (6th place)

(2009)
Short Film

Synopsis:
Time is Running out for Robert Cristo’s wife, Elizabeth. Together, they have been secluded from society while Robert has desperately continued his nanotechnology research fused with advanced robotics that will aid in her cure.

Tagline:
Our technology should be shared with the world, Elizabeth. Not One.

Cast:
Elizabeth Cristo: Nicholle Walton
Robert Cristo: John Hafner
Dr. William Mahlen: Bob Maccarni
Soldier1: Dave Rutledge
Soldier2:  Matthew Ramsaur

Crew:
Directed by: Justin R. Durban
Written, Edited, VFX, SFX, Score, Produced by: Justin R. Durban
Co-Producer / Super Grip: Jon Sheets
Sound / Additional SFX: Debbie Balbo
Gaffer: Jeffery Buras
Super Grip – Soldier 1: Dave Rutledge
Super Grip – Soldier 2: Matthew Ramsaur
Script Supervisor: Shiphrah Meditz
Stills Photographer: Dale Kennemer
Color Correction: Laurent Dupepe
Additional Rotoscoping: Nathaniel Caawe
3d Modeler: Chris Hercher
3d Animator: Henning Krol
Wardrobe: Rebecca Thorpe

Official Website:
edgen.com/mahlen

DVXuser.com Forum With BTS, Storyboards, Feedback etc.
dvxuser.com

Music Download:

edgenmusic.com/edgen_mahlen.mp3     

Technical:
Running Time: 6:48
Format: 1280 x 550 HD
Shot with the Canon HV20 + Twoneil Deluxe 35mm Adapter
Filmed with 35/50/85 mm Nikon lenses
Date Filmed: June 14th-15th, 2009
Date Completed: June 30th, 2009
Filmed in Lakeway, TX (Austin, TX)

Winner: Top 8 Finalist @ dvxuser.com “QuestFest” 09 – 6th place.

BTS:

“Mahlen”
(maul – lin)

A Prequel to the short film, “Cristo

 

 

 

Photos by: Dale Kennemer – www.austinallarts.com

Some Storyboards from the Start



Some Storyboards from the Mid Section:










Some Storyboards from the End:





 

 

 

And some random stuff…



 

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.

 

cristo_poster

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: