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:

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

JRD: Film Director Short Films

The Stars Above (2006)

June 5, 2006
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“Some powers are gifted at birth.
… Some are not.
Some of those with powers are considered heros…
… Some are…

It’s what you do with your gift.”

“The Stars Above”
Evil overtakes Good.

Duration: 5:12
Camera: DVX100a

Credits:

Written
Directed
Performances
Camera
Edited
VFX
SFX
Music Score
(All) Justin R. Durban

ScoreA     
 (first half)
ScoreB     
 (second half)


Special Thanks to everyone @ www.DVXuser.com

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