JRD: Film Director Short Films

Solecism (2008)

July 7, 2008
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10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5…

A young man with and his new family undergo daily struggles and obstacles in order to succeed in having a better life.

 

(TimeFest 08)

*Honorable Mention @ DVXUSER.com

 

Starring Matthew Prater, Kim Argetsinger & Francisco Cosme.

Shot with the Canon HV20.

BTS Photos by: Gregory Storm
www.gregorystorm.com

Stills:

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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