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Film Festival Update:
WORLDFEST - Houston, TX - April 2013
The Legend Of The Goatman - was chosen as an official selection at the 46th Annual Worldfest Film Festival in Houston, TX, then won the prestigious Remi Award for FX work in a short film. The short film was written and directed by Lionell Hillard of Houston, TX. The Director of Photography and Cinematographer was David Masterson, owner of Quest Media Group from Center, TX. Goat Creature FX and Special Makeup were provide by the highly acclaimed Facades FX, Phil Nichols and Melissa Nichols. Facades FX is based in Houston, TX.
Nacogdoches Film Festival - Nacogdoches, TX - April 2013
This event takes place April 5th, 6th, and 7th in Nacogdoches, TX, the oldest town in Texas. More information can be found at NacogdochesFilmFest.com. Three films by David Masterson were chosen as offical selections. Screenings will take place April 6th at the SFA campus.
Help Me Kill Me - Written by Nashville writer D.P. Craig and produced by 3R Productions, in association with David Masterson Productions,
Help Me Kill Me is a short film about what might happen with some life insurance polices. The film was directed by David Masterson. He was also the Director of Photography and Editor of the film. Ira Shiflet of Dallas, TX, was Second Camera Operator and Gaffer. Shot on location in Shreveport, LA, principal photography was completed in less than 24 hours.
Ten Gallons - A short film about what would happen if gas hit ten dollars per gallon. The film had no script, just collaboration about the scenes the night of filming with the director. The film was written and directed by David Masterson. He was also the Director of Photography and Editor of the film. The short starred local talents, many of them first-time actors. Shot on location in Center, TX, the entire film was shot in less than 24 hours. Ira Shiflet of Dallas, TX, was Gaffer and Second Camera Operator.
The New Girlfriend - David Masterson took another approach at filmmaking by collaborating with the actors the night of the shoot only offering "scene descriptions" to work from and limiting the dialogue in his final cut. He also shot the entire film "solo" with no crew or support team. The film was written and directed by David Masterson. He was also the Director of Photography and Editor of the film. The short starred local talents, many of them first-time actors. Shot on location in Center, TX, the entire film was shot in less than 24 hours.
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