Comedy

 

The Arsonists - "Bad Medicine" (Official Video)

A music video for Lawrence band, The Arsonists. 

Nathan Shapiro - Director
Jacob Schermerhorn - DP, Editor
Connor Sandheinrich - Producer

Produced for KU Filmworks, Faculty Sponsor: Matt Jacobson, Fall 2019

Categories: Cinematography, Comedy, Directing, Editing, Experimental, Music Video, Visual Effects

 

CANCELED.

Three best friends play awful, bizarre, and annoying characters who are punished accordingly in this sketch comedy streaming pilot. 

Emma Starks - 1/2AC
Blake Betts - Sound Operator
Joey Moreno - Sound Operator, Grip
Chase Hofer - Sound Operator, Grip
Jordan McIntire - Sound Operator, Grip
Jed Shaffer - Sound Operator 
Thomas Batliner - 2AC
Harry Pound - Grip
Marcus Giesen - DP 
Jake Honer - Director
Riley Fullerton - Director, Writer

Produced for FMS 585 Capstone in Film and Media Studies, Instructor Ron Wilson, Fall 2019

Categories: Animation, Cinematography, Comedy, Directing, Editing, Experimental, Screenplay, Sound, Visual Effects

 

Concrete Feet

Proof of concept trailer for a fake grindhouse film.

Josh Hughes - Director, Special Effects, Editor, Sound Design, Writer
Nathan Shapiro - Cinematographer, Editor
Celia Tise - Producer, Sound
Jed Shaffer - Sound
Ty Strange - PA, Sound
Hudson Snider - Effects
Chase Hofer - PA
Cole Billings - Sound
Jacob Schermerhorn - Storyboarding

Produced for FMS 585 Capstone in Film and Media Studies, Instructor Ron Wilson, Fall 2019

Categories: Cinematography, Comedy, Directing, Drama, Editing, Screenplay, Sound, Visual Effects

 

The Cons' Split

After a sudden loss, a group of con artists decide to part ways. The full short film will be streaming May 27th on YouTube.

Ishan Parikh - Writer, Director, Producer, Editor
Joey Moreno - Director of Photography
Erika Lobati - Sound operator
Blake Betts - Assistant Camera
Noah H. Parker - Cast Member
Chloé Ryan - Cast Member
Malcolm Reynolds - Cast Member
Denniel Correa - Cast Member
Joey Moreno - Cast Member
Rodney Alexander - Cast Member

Produced for FMS 499 Directed Study in Film, Instructor Tamara Falicov, Spring 2020

Categories: Cinematography, Comedy, Directing, Drama, Screenplay

 

Fake Fan

Undercover paparazzi pretends to be a fan of Britney Bux in order to get the truth about the Koalas.

Kyle Ashaaibi - Director, Videographer, Editor
Alex Fortune - Writer, Actor (Robert)
Kennedy Brandenburg - Actress (Britney Bux)

Produced for FMS 302 Acting for the Camera, Instructor Laura Kirk, Spring 2020

Categories: Animation, Cinematography, Comedy, Directing, Editing, Music Video, Visual Effects

 

The Great Stain in the Sky

The world of doodles finds salvation through a great stain in the sky.
 
Dylan Reising - Animator
 
Produced for FMS 478 Experimental Production, Instructor Meg Jamieson, Spring 2019
 
Categories: Animation, Comedy, Experimental

 

The Meeting

A young man gets lost on his way to a meeting, only to find himself trapped in a surreal version of the real world.

Ben Grimes - Director, Editor
Rahmah Aftab - Writer, Editor
Kamryn Snyder - Cinematographer
Miguel Palomino - Sound, Lighting
Angelica Lance - Producer
Arthur Davis – Cast member
Hunter Hill – Cast member

Produced for FMS 275 Basic Video Production, Instructor Meg Jamieson, Spring 2020

Categories: Cinematography, Comedy, Directing, Drama, Editing, Screenplay, Sound, Visual Effects

 

The New Wizard

A newcomer ruins the noble quest of a group of adventurers.

Dylan Reising - Director, Cinematographer, Writer, Editor
Max Moynihan - Assistant Director, Sound
Adam Wallace - Wizard
Bunty Dey - Thief
Blake Jordan - Warrior
Ben Wakefield - Dungeon Master

Produced for FMS 302 Acting for the Camera, Instructor Laura Kirk, Spring 2019

Category: Comedy

 

Royal Crest Lanes

Three friends rob a bowling alley in order to cover the expenses of an unplanned pregnancy.

Jack Schlotfeld - Writer, Director
Jacob Schermerhorn - Director of Photography, Editor
Bailey Dickman - Producer

Produced for FMS 585 Capstone in Film and Media Studies, Instructor Matt Jacobson, Summer 2019

Categories: Cinematography, Comedy, Directing, Drama, Editing, Screenplay, Sound

 

Sheet

Sheet is a short comedy about a young girl returning from the dead and enjoying life with her grieving mother. 

Taylor Weber - Director
Grace Jones - Producer, Editor
Colton Trowbridge - Assistant Director
Will Buterbaugh - Cinematographer
Chase Hofer - Camera Operator
Blake Betts - Gaffer
Thomas Batliner - Sound Operator
Stuart Jenkins - Sound Editor

Produced for FMS 375 Intermediate Video Production, Instructor Matt Jacobson, Fall 2019

Category: Comedy

 

The Vent

Experimental film in an ode to David Lynch.

Nathan Shapiro - Director, Editor, Cinematography, Writer
Josh Hughes - Director, Cinematography, Writer
Shelby Doria - Cinematography
 
Produced for KU Filmworks, Faculty Sponsor: Matt Jacobson, Fall 2019
 
Categories: Cinematography, Comedy, Directing, Editing, Experimental, Screenplay, Sound, Visual Effects