Barangatang’s “Sleazy” is here!


It sounds as sexy as it looks, and I have everyone who who helped to thank for that. A personal thanks to Lorry Plaster, Maddie McCormick, Lauren Andrews, Natalie Zach,  Natalie Pelletier, Michael Moses, CHase Taylor, Stefani Einafets, Neil Johanson, Hamlet the Pig and of course Gregory Hirshland for delivering classy performances despite the subject matter. I can’t forget Lana Fields wonderful make up work on Lorry Plasterer nor my sister Keri Nyx’s stunt driving! Here it is (again, technically) … Barangatang‘s Sleazy

LEAVING EARTH: Best Science Fiction Short ISFF Hollywood

LEAVING EARTH is the winner of the Best Science Fiction short at the 11th annual International Student Film Festival Hollywood!

Big Break Films would like to thank Thomas Spain (Writer), Krysia Johnstone (Producer), Keri Lester (Cinematography) Richard and Linda Lester, Suranjan Ganguly, Jeannie Liotta, Jakko Saari (Special Effects) and the University of Colorado Boulder for making this award winning short film possible!



Big Break Film’s: Business Abroad – Coming Soon!



This is Big Break Film’s Sizzle Reel for our Pilot Episode: Business Abroad is supposed to be comprehensive look at today’s foreign market and in this pilot’s case; China. The Pilot follows Neil and Josh as they examine the Chinese business marketplace. The subjects are Kurt and Justin, two up and coming businessmen carving their way through a landscape that is both unfamiliar yet untapped.

Leaving Earth Official Selection!

Leaving Earth will be playing at the International Student Film Festival Hollywood October 26th at the 9:50pm screening!


The International Student Film Festival Hollywood offers student filmmakers from all over the world a unique opportunity to gain the recognition of film industry leaders, creating career development opportunities in their home countries as well as in the United States. Hector Elizondo will be receiving the Lifetime Achievement and Guest Speaking.

The Festival will be at:

Beverly Garland’s Theater
4222 Vineland Ave. North Hollywood, CA 91602

You can purchase passes on their website or by clicking the link below:

Leaving Earth is Now Available for any and all to watch… Enjoy!

In the far reaches of space, an astronaut lives out his final moments, and relives his most important memories.


  • Edward Edwards
  • August Edwards
  • Jovana Avila
  • and Phoebe Flanigan

Special Effects by Joshua Lester and Jaakko Saari

VFX Edited in Adobe After Effects and Lightwave 11

Shot on Canon 7D and Canon XH A1s

Music by Alexander Barang

Written and Directed by Joshua Marcus Lester