THE WAGES OF SIN - Short Film (Chapman FTV 130)
"For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord." Romans 6.23 After the death of his caretaker uncle, the quiet Adrian must pay for the funeral service on his own, forcing him to go back to making money the only way he knows how in an attempt to save his uncle’s soul. *Won Best Student Crime Short in the Indie Short Fest* *Won the Outstanding Achievement Award for Best Young Filmmaker in the Indie Short Fest* *Official Selection & Semi-Finalist in the New York Cinematography Awards* *Nominated for Best Writing in The Dance of Cinema Film Festival* Exercise #4 assignment for FTV 130 "Intro to Visual Storytelling". The prompt was to produce a short film incorporating all visual storytelling concepts with a three-act structure. Credits - Written, Directed, & Edited by BRANDON HILL LOUIE KING as Adrian SEAN SEDEY as Wesley AVIS MURPHY as Funeral Director ARNE CHRISTIANSEN as Thug 1 LIAM SHORE as Thug 2 Director of Photography ZAYD EZZELDINE 1st Assistant Camera CASSIE CHANG 2nd Assistant Camera SAMUEL LYNCH 1st Assistant Director MARLEY RANKIN Gaffer JOHNNY BERNARDIN Boom Operator LUKE D’AGNESE Production Sound Mixer TREVOR ROACH Makeup & Stunts JULIA CORNELL Catering & Location Manager BRIAN HILL Special Thanks To TOM PTASINSKI
K.I.T. | Award-Winning Animated Short Film | Unreal Engine 4
A medical robot named K.I.T. roams the ruins of an Earth once inhabited by humanity as he recalls the memories of mankind. As he enters a familiar neighborhood, he remembers his creator. Film Scorer Website: www.jonathanyangmusic.com Director Website: www.bdhfilms.com *Won the Platinum Award for Best Young Filmmaker in the Independent Shorts Awards* *Won the Silver Award for Best Animated Short Film in the Independent Shorts Awards* *Won Best Animated Film in the Reale Film Festival* *Won Best 3D Animated Film in the Skeleton Keyframe Awards* *Won Best Picture in the Skeleton Keyframe Awards* This short film was made in the span of just under a month and rendered entirely in Unreal Engine 4. This was my first time using Unreal Engine to make a project and I am shocked by the program's versatility and ability to bring stories to life. ArtStation Breakdown: https://www.artstation.com/artwork/R305Py CREDITS - Written, Directed, Animated, and Edited By BRANDON HILL Original Music By JONATHAN YANG 3D Assets provided by Quixel Megascans, EpicGames Marketplace, Renderpeople, 3DPeople, and Eisko. "Animatable Digital Double of Louise by Eisko© ( www.eisko.com )."
SGT. PUSHUP | Helping Children One Pushup at a Time (Documentary Trailer)
Patrick Parker, a decorated war veteran who loves his country, created the character of 'Sgt. Pushup' to feed children by partnering with food banks across America. Through his pushups, Sgt. Pushup has raised over 400,000 meals for children so far. In his goal to raise 1,000,000 meals for children, Sgt. Pushup continues his campaign on the road one meal, one heartbeat, and one pushup at a time. The full documentary is coming soon. HELP SUPPORT SGT. PUSHUP: Website: www.sgtpushup.com Instagram: www.instagram.com/sgtpushup Facebook: www.facebook.com/sgtpushup Twitter: www.twitter.com/sgtpushup1 CREDITS - Directed by Brandon Hill & Maverick Farrah Cinematography by Brandon Hill & Maverick Farrah Production Sound Mixer - Trevor Roach Edited by Brandon Hill Special Thanks To: Patrick Parker Donald Mosley Brian Hill Glen Curado World Harvest Food Bank
'Dedication' | (ACCEPTED) 2020 Chapman, USC, LMU Application Film
When a young aspiring ballet dancer is granted the opportunity of a lifetime, she must choose between caring for her sick mother or taking the first step in her career. Chapman - Accepted USC - Accepted LMU - Accepted Emerson - Accepted UT Austin - Accepted ArtCenter - Accepted *Won Best Young Filmmaker in the Independent Short Awards* *Official Selection & Semi-Finalist in the New York Cinematography Awards* *Won the Grand Jury Award in the Cine X Independent Film Festival* Credits - Written, Filmed, Directed, & Edited By BRANDON HILL Starring CHRISTY HUEBNER AVIS MURPHY Assistant Camera MAVERICK FARRAH Sound Recordist TREVOR ROACH
THE RIGHT TRACK - Short Film (Chapman FTV 130)
In order to live up to the legacy of his track star brother, the insecure Jason does everything to make his high school team, but pushes away his best friend and must realize what’s important to get on the right track. Exercise #3 assignment for FTV 130 "Intro to Visual Storytelling". The prompt was to produce a four-minute short film with an active character pursuing something they need or want. Show comprehension of visual storytelling concepts. Credits - Written, Directed, and Edited by BRANDON HILL Starring MATT WISDOM as Jason LUKE D’AGNESE as Nate Director of Photography ZAYD EZZELDINE Production Sound Mixer WILSON JONES 1st Assistant Director MARLEY RANKIN
GIVE MY LOVE TO ROSE (Award-Winning Student Short Film)
Inspired by the song of the same name, a drifter comes across a man who is bleeding out on the side of a railroad track. The man begs him to give his love to his wife, Rose, and to the son he's never met. *Official Selection and Semi-Finalist in the Los Angeles Film Awards. Received the BEST YOUNG FILMMAKER award in the Los Angeles Film Award. Official Selection in the Silicon Beach Film Festival.* Credits - Written & Directed By BRANDON HILL STARRING DANIEL ADOMIAN as The Drifter ANDY KALLOK as The Man VIRGINIE CLAUDE as Rose BRYCE PATTERSON as The Son Produced By BRIAN HILL Camera Operator & Gaffer MATTHEW FYHRIE Editing & Cinematography By BRANDON HILL Boom Operator RJ MAIER Production Sound Mixer TREVOR ROACH Original Music By DANIEL MCLAUGHLIN Filmed on the Canon C200 Edited with Adobe Premiere Pro CC Sound Mixed in Adobe Audition CC Visual Effects made in After Effects CC Special Thanks To: Orange Empire Railway Museum The City of Perris In loving memory of Johnny Cash.
'KEEPSAKE' Short Film (QIFF Best Drama Winner)
As he finishes moving out for college, Liam comes across an old teddy bear he had when he was a kid, remembering his father who once gave it to him. Official Selection and Top 40 Finalist for the 2020 Quarantine International Film Festival #QIFF *Best Drama Winner* NOMINATED FOR: Best Director Best Performance Best Original Screenplay Best Drama -- As I am only a matter of months from moving away to college, I thought it was fitting to tell a personal story of the feelings that come with moving away from home and being away from your parents: partly nostalgia and partly melancholy. I hope you enjoy my film. This film was created during the USA Coronavirus Pandemic. I followed my community's guidelines and shot at home with a crew of just me and my father. The only other scene was shot on the water since the marina to my father's boat is still open. This was filmed in two days and edited in two to meet the festival submission deadline.
'WILL' (High School Student Short Film) *Best Editing AAHSFF 2019 Nominee*
*Nominated for Best Editing in the ALL AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL FILM FESTIVAL 2019* A teenage boy named Will constantly disappoints his father, but eventually understands the sacrifices that come with parenthood. Credits - Written & Directed By BRANDON HILL STARRING SEAN SEDEY as Will MATTHEW RHODES as Dad LUCA DE MARCO as Chris Executive Producer BRIAN HILL Production Sound Mixers TAYLOR ROCHA TREVOR ROACH Camera Operators MATTHEW FYHRIE BRANDON HILL Editing & Cinematography By BRANDON HILL Boom Operators RJ MAIER TJ KENNELLY Assistant Camera LOGAN HERTOGH Filmed on the Canon C200 Edited with Adobe Premiere Pro CC Sound Mixed in Adobe Audition CC Visual Effects made in After Effects CC
'BROTHER' | 2020 Student Application Film
After their father's suicide, two brothers blame each other for not being there to take care of him and his bipolar disorder. *Semi-Finalist & Received Best Young Filmmaker Honorable Mention in the Los Angeles Film Awards* Credits - Written & Directed By BRANDON HILL Starring REMO RIVERO as John DARYN O'PATRY as Philip NORAH LAJJOUTI as Therapist PAUL R. BURT as Dad R. BRYAN MOORE as Pastor Original Score Composed By LAUREN DE MARCO Editing & Cinematography By BRANDON HILL Production Sound Mixer TREVOR ROACH Boom Operator MAVERICK FARRAH Camera Operators MATTHEW FYHRIE BRANDON HILL 2nd Assistant Camera MICHAEL MURG Key Grip LOGAN HERTOGH Special Thanks To: Fairhaven Memorial Park The De Marco Family