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
New Video for San Francisco folk lords- Owl Paws!
Filmed by Janelle Delia and Josh Lester
Audio by Graham Ian Ginsburg and Nick Meyer
Edited by Janelle Delia
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!
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 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:
Directed and Edited by Joshua Marcus Lester
Produced by Michael Moses
Isaac Kaufman – Valerie Fusilier – Thomas Sapin – Krysia Johnstone – Dante Bisson – Gus Edwards – Mikhael Cohen – Michaela Marie Pickett
This Quick Tip will show how to manipulate footage of an eye to create the illusion that the Iris or Pupil is dilating. Using the Bulge Effect and simple motion tracking, the final product is quick and demonstrates how to use these simple tools.
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
My senior thesis film, Leaving Earth is playing at the Logan Film Festival this Thursday! Check out the trailer.
Music by the one and only Alexander Barang