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Absurdist Casual

Visual EP short film featuring interpretive dance to music by Willy Lowell

  • Will Lowell
    Key Cast
    "Will"
  • Rebecca Allen
    Director
  • Kenneth Best
    Director
  • Rebecca Allen
    Producer
  • Will Lowell Music
    Name of Band or Artist
  • Chloe Erlandson
    Cast
  • Kenneth Best
    Cast
  • Ill Santana
    Cast
  • Kenneth Best
    Writer
  • Rebecca Allen
    Writer
  • Will Lowell
    Writer
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Experimental, Music Video, Short
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 19, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    4k video
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Rebecca Allen, Kenneth Best

Biography of Director/ Producer Rebecca Allen

Rebecca Allen started her career in 1986 at Modern Sound, working as a receptionist. She was inspired by the television production editing that was done at the facility, and took editing courses offered there, practicing on the Montage Video Editing system. A quick student she soon moved into assistant editing, landing her first job at 19 years old, at Paramount Studios, and joined the Editor guild. Rebecca later moved into Production Video in 1995, allowing her to work directly with the Director of Photography and Camera department. She joined the IATSE Local 695 and continued her passion for contributing to the picture in her niche, for 20 years.
With a history of working closely with the camera department, she later gained some working experience with the Red HD movie camera, as a Second Assistant Cameraperson, and Digital Image Technician, continuing her interest in the filmmaking process. With her many years as a seasoned video engineer in post-production and collaborating with film professionals, Rebecca has the knowledge and experience she brings to her own productions with her company Rebel Video Production.

Biography of Director Kenneth Best

In 2000, Kenneth returned to college, working in Technical, Stagecraft, and Performance arenas while forming Best Actors Workshops, teaching as an acting coach. In 2002 he received an Irene Ryan nomination in the Kennedy Center competitions for his work as, Big Daddy, in 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.'

With the success of his workshops and shows, Kenneth was sought out and offered teaching positions at the private, Einstein Academy and prestigious Academy for Academic Excellence Charter schools, working with gifted students. After working at the schools, he produced and performed with Seniors and the Handicapable, at Silver Lakes Entertainers. His past performing history is in festival films and commercials, as well as many community theatre productions.

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Director Statement

https://rebelvideoprod.wixsite.com/blue-skies-video/absurdistcasual
Absurdist Casual Visual EP is a musical surreal short film where musician, Will Lowell, follows his muse through a series of dreams for inspiration. For festival release Fall 2023.

WILL LOWELL's music can be found on SOUND CLOUD
https://soundcloud.com/willowellmusic

Will Lowell has an eclectic style to his music, mixing genres and experimenting with new beats and combination of influences from psychodelia lofi, to H
hip-hop and trap with jazzy flavors. Will is sharing his first visual ep short experimental film to promote his music and connect with filmmakers at the festivals.
WEBSITE: https://rebelvideoprod.wixsite.com/blue-skies-video/absurdistcasual