All Along the Watchtower

Two teenagers try to bury a body hours before prom, all while quoting Bob Dylan's 'All Along the Watchtower'.

  • Adam Karlson
    Moriens Amore
  • Adam Karlson
  • Andrew Cambpell
    Moriens Amore
  • Andrew Campbell
    Key Cast
    Moriens Amore
  • August Riehle
    Key Cast
  • Josh Goodman
    Key Cast
    Moriens Amore
  • Gavin McGowan
    Key Cast
  • Kayla Mattox
    Key Cast
  • Matthew Do
    Key Cast
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  • Runtime:
    7 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    December 20, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    70 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
  • Fort Worth Indie Film Showcase (Official Selection)
    Fort Worth, TX
    United States
    July 16, 2016
  • Arlington ISD Digital Media Faire (Official Selection)
    Arlington, TX
    United States
    April 28, 2016
    Honorable Mention
  • Arlington Frame4Frame Film Festival (Official Selection)
    Arlington, TX
    United States
    September 17, 2016
  • Downtown Tyler Film Festival (Official Selection)
    Arlington, Texas
    United States
    September 23, 2016
  • Bare Bones Film Festival
    Muskogee, Oklahoma
    United States
    April 18, 2017
Director Biography - Adam Karlson

Adam Karlson is a recent graduate from Martin High School in Arlington, Texas. He will study Film & Digital media at Baylor University in the fall of 2016. While in High School Adam co-directed “Moriens Amore”, and then wrote/directed “All Along the Watchtower”, which won Honorable Mention at the AISD Digital Media Fair and was an official selection of the Fort Worth Indie Film Showcase and the Arlington Frame4Frame and Downtown Tyler film festivals.

Adam is an avid cinephile and independent film fan, volunteering or attending film festivals across Texas and Oklahoma. While at Baylor he plans to participate in its Black Glasses Film Festival, and also bring deserving Baylor movies to the independent film festival circuit.

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Director Statement

Film is the most collaborative of arts; mixing audio, visuals, storytelling, and acting to create the most powerful artistic expression that exists. When I get it right, there is nothing to match it. When I get it wrong, I want to put a match to it.