She Only Wants Me For My Body has returned to the tubes. It was a great experience having our first 50 Hour Slam featured in Best of the Northwest at SpIFF, and we're looking forward to the slam this year! Now that SpIFF has ended, you can return to the adventures of Dave and Natalie today.
See more about this short film on the film's page.
I worked on many films in 2015 and I like to think that I grew a lot as a filmmaker, but I'm never sure. The hardest part for me is nearing the end of a production, looking back on all the hours of work and stress I've put into it, and wondering if any of that was worth it.
As it turns out, this will be my first year attending the Spokane International Film Festival as a director, and I'm excited to have three of my films selected for screening: "Trio," "She Only Wants Me For My Body," and "Without an Ending." A lot of incredible people were in involved with each of these productions. If you've been a part of these films in any way, this accomplishment belongs to you first and foremost.
"Trio" is a short film I directed last winter about the trials of three musicians who are simultaneously trying to practice. "Trio" played last year at the Local Sightings Film Festival in Seattle, and the Ellensburg Film Festival. Its festival run was financed by Kickstarter backers. It will be screened in the "Emerging Filmmakers" program this year at SPIFF.
She Only Wants Me For My Body
This film was put together by an incredible team for last year's 50 Hour Slam, an annual timed film competition in Spokane. It was selected as finalist and screened at the awards ceremony, but did not win any awards. It will be making its debut as a festival selection for "Best of the Northwest" this year at SPIFF.
Without an Ending
"Without an Ending" is my latest film, created as a student project at EWU last fall. The film follows a writer tasked with tying up loose ends in the series finale of the hit sci-fi drama "Star-Splitter," after its showrunner passes away unexpectedly. It will be closing the "Best of the Northwest" program this year at SPIFF.
The Spokane International Film Festival runs this year from January 29 to February 6. When the full schedule is announced, it will be available on the SPIFF website.
We made this holiday themed video with all of our being. Large tidings from Starcat!
I'm excited to announce that I'm currently finishing up the post-production process on "Without an Ending." This film follows a screenwriter struggling to write the series finale of the hit science fiction drama "Star-Splitter." I'll be posting the full film when it's complete, but for now, here are some frames from Star-Splitter!
"Slight Right" is a project I have been working on for most of the past year, and with the film in the late stages of editing, I wanted to publish a first look at it, before I head back to EWU for my next year of education in the film program. Below is a short look at what is to come. I have not announced a release date yet, because I don't know when the film will be released. There is still much to be done. The official summary is as follows:
A rogue GPS system leaves Gary Evans lost and stranded far from civilization, his girlfriend, and his sanity.
Big Feet was team Starcat's entry to the 2015 Klink's Resort Summer Short challenge. This timed challenge gave teams one weekend to write, produce, and edit a film using the parameters established at the kickoff event. Four teams finished the competition in time and were shown at the public screening in August.
The requirements for the competition were:
You can watch our entry in the YouTube video below.
Big Feet premiered at the Klink's Summer Short outdoor screening. Check out their Facebook page to learn more about this great event for local filmmakers in the Spokane area!
Photos from the screening:
Filmmaker, musician, photographer, and cat scientist.