Champagne Stain

Two Jazz Fans. Two Eras. One Unexpected Connection.

  • Taylor Ballard
  • John Starkweather
  • Tanner Jackson
    Director of Photography
  • Morgan Capener
    Art Director
  • Emma Brady
  • Paul Grace
    Key Cast
  • Jazmine Shaw
    Key Cast
  • Matt Koenig
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
  • Genres:
    NBA, Sports
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 27 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 24, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    35,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Arri Raw
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • One Show Young Ones
    United States
    May 15, 2023
    Bronze in Narrative
  • Tellys (Gold)

    United States
    Gold in Branded Content
  • Tellys (Gold)

    United States
    Gold in Local TV
  • Tellys (Silver)

    United States
    Online Commercials
Distribution Information
  • NBA
    Country: United States
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Taylor Ballard

Raised in Portland Oregon, Taylor found his passion for film early in high school and began his career studying film at Utah Valley University for 2 years until ultimately switching to Advertising at Brigham Young University.

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Director Statement

There is nothing more important than telling stories and there is no better way to do so than through film. Champagne Stain was an opportunity to tell Utah's story of Basketball culture - a culture that many probably have not thought about.