Short Films

'The Pond' by Saunders Sisters

November 20, 2010
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Living amongst the ruins of the Dust Bowl and in the absence of a mother who has fled, Claire longs for freedom from a father who blames her for the family’s misfortunes.

Written/Directed/Produced by: Ashley and Leslie Saunders
Cinematography and Editing by: E.J. Enriquez
Music by: Justin R. Durban

Nominated for the 2010 ASC Student Heritage Award, 2010 Kodak Scholarship Program by the University of Texas RTF Department and for Los Angeles Reel Film Festival Best Cinematography Award.

Camera: Panavision Panaflex GII
Lenses: Super Speed MKII’s
Film Stock: Kodak Vision 3, 5219 and Kodak Vision 3, 5207


48hr Film JRD: Film Director Short Films

Ring (2010)

June 27, 2010


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)