JRD: Film Director

Bits and Pieces (2009)

October 31, 2009
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on IMDB.com

(MonsterFest 09)

“Bits and Pieces”

Created for the DVXuser.com MonsterFest 09.

Awards:
2nd Place Jury Panel @ DVXuser.com
3rd Place User Vote @ DVXuser.com
Honorable Mention @ Reel Women SXSW Showcase
2nd Audience Favorite @ Reel Women SXSW Showcase
Entry @ Texas Bloodbath Film Festival

An orphanage girl is kidnapped by a mummy. They soon become friends and parting is such sweet sorrow.

Cast:
Aileen Davila as “LeeAnn”
David Collier as “The Mummy”
Nicholle Walton as “Florence”

Millabella Vasquez as Orphanage Girl
Mikayla Valle as Orphanage Girl
Maitea Valle as Orphanage Girl

Crew:
Directed by: Justin R. Durban – justindurban.com
Written by: Leah Weinberger
Director of Photography: John Hafner
Make Up: Jessica Isam
Production Designer: James McMahan
Main Title Design: Jonathan Grubbs
Set Photographer: Dale Kennemer
UPM: Sush Parmar
Set Owner: David L. Smith
PA: Elliot Cole
PA: Rochon Nicholas
PA: Reuel Meditz
Boom: H.Cherdon Bedford
Edited, VFX & SFX by: by: Justin R. Durban
Music Score by: Justin R. Durban
Sound Stage: David L. Smith – Elgin Texas
Produced by: Leah Weinberger, John Hafner, & Justin R. Durban – edgenfilms.com

Edgen Films in Association with Ocher Media

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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…