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Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Best Student Film at the 2009 Indie Spirit Film Fest


Between Night wins Best Student Film at the 2009 Indie Spirit Film Fest. This was a wonderful festival - a weekend packed with wonderful films and meeting splendid people. A great experience!
http://www.indiespiritfilmfestival.org/

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Awards and Television...



An exciting weekend for Between Night. The film won two awards at the NW Projections film festival, Best Short Narrative Film and Best of Projections. You can also see a short segment of the film on the local television station website, KVOS. Here's the link:



Thursday, April 16, 2009

Between Night Teaser

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Teaser for my Super 16mm short film Between Night. A chance encounter leads a humble man from his routine as a street sweeper. A jazz infused homage to the spirit of longing and change.

Written, Produced and Directed by Scott Ballard
Shot by Dave Rosenblum
Starring Tom Campbell as Lester
Edited by Adam Upchurch
Super 16mm (Arri SRII) with Kodak film stock
Color, 17 minutes; shot on location in Bellingham, WA

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Upcoming Festivals

I will be attending two upcoming festivals in support of "Between Night." The NW Projections Festival kicks off this weekend in Bellingham, Washington. Shortly after that, the Indie Spirit Film Festival in Colorado Springs will be taking place. If you are in the area of these festivals, come by and have a viewing!

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Shiftwork Sample Scenes

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Sample Scenes from the short film Shiftwork. The film explores the random experiences of a night clerk.

Written, Directed and Shot by Scott Ballard
Starring Sol Olmstead, Tyler Hooff, Evan Krause & Dave Morales
Shot in SD with a Canon XL1
Edited in Final Cut Pro
Shot on location in Bellingham, WA; 2007

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Ash & Dust Sample Scenes

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Sample Scenes from the short film Ash & Dust. The film is about a man who is late to his own funeral.

Written, Directed and Shot by Scott Ballard
Starring Tyler Hooff
Shot in 16mm
Edited in Final Cut Pro
Shot on location in Seattle and Bellingham, WA; 2006

The Empty Steps Sample Scenes

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Sample Scenes from the short film The Empty Steps. The film follows a man's attempt to recover his lost memories.

Written, Directed and Shot by Scott Ballard
Starring Zane Wilson and Tyler Hooff
Shot in 16mm with a production grant from Northwest Film Forum
Edited in Final Cut Pro
Shot on location in Seattle and Bellingham, WA; 2005

103 Sample Scenes

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Sample Scenes from the short film 103. The film explores the biography of a motel room, told from the room's perspective

Written, Directed and Shot by Scott Ballard
Shot in 16mm with a production grant from Northwest Film Forum
Edited in Final Cut Pro
Shot on set in Bellingham, WA; 2004

Down From Nowhere - Sample Scenes

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Sample Scenes from the short film Down From Nowhere. A film that details a day in the life of a narcoleptic detective.

Written, Directed and Shot by Scott Ballard
Starring Jose Almador
Music by Ryan Hirst
Shot in SD with a Canon XL1; edited in Final Cut Pro
Shot on location in Seattle, WA and Bellingham, WA; 2004

Friday, April 3, 2009

Sample Scenes from the film "Repose"

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Sample scenes from the short film Repose. The film explores the nature of inspiration.

Written, Directed & Shot by Scott Ballard
Starring Josh Powers
Music by Ryan Hirst
Shot in SD with a Canon XL1; edited in Final Cut Pro
Shot in Seattle & Bellingham, WA; 2003

About Me

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Portland, OR, United States
I am a cinematographer/videographer from Portland, Oregon. I am a recent graduate of Boston University's Graduate Film Production Program. My thesis film, Between Night - which was shot on 16mm in my hometown of Bellingham, Washington was an Official Selection of the Hartford International Film Festival in 2008. This blog is devoted to this film project as well as upcoming productions and project. I will also feature updates on my other projects including photography, writing and Gocco art cards and prints (Two Guitars Art Cards).

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