“My completed BMX short film. Production started summer 2009 and ended summer 2011. Shot in various locations across Los Angeles, CA. A lot of time, energy and love went into this.
Jeremiah Ramirez, Jonathan Zuniga, Andy Persing, Hugo Rodas, Alex Schaper, Eric Hough and Sieva Shybkou.
Canon VIXIA HV30 + JAG35 vibrating depth-of-field adapter + Canon 50mm F1.4 (Prime lens) + Cavision rails and shoulder support + RODE Videomic + Indisystem 24″ Indislider mini with legs and Multi-axis pistol grip + Balvanz miniDV stabilizer + Davis & Sanford Provista12 fluid head tripod.
Footage color corrected & graded in Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.
24p footage processed through Adobe After Effects CS5. (thanks HV20.com)
Very special thanks to Chris Bergmann, Brad Blank and the great students from Kinard Middle School, Fort Collins, CO. Thanks for the assist everyone, the closing scene was made possible thanks to you guys!
Introduction: Blue Sky Black Death “A Private Death” Late Night Cinema. Copyright 2008
First and Second Intermezzo (Story thread): Alexisonfire “Polaroids of Polar Bears” Alexisonfire. Copyright 2002.
First Montage: Damiera “Woodbox” Quiet Mouth Loud Hands. Copyright 2008.
Second Montage: Blue Sky Black Death “The Era When We Sang” Late Night Cinema. Copyright 2008.
Closing Scene: Third Eye Blind “The Background” Third Eye Blind. Copyright 1997.
Directed by David Leonidas Rivera”