Keep Moving

When three boys run away from their homes in search of a treasure, they realize the open road isn't as easy as they hoped. "

  • Nathan Menser
  • Nathan Menser
  • Daniel Cotte
  • Nathan Menser
  • Daniel Cotte
  • Oisin ODonnel
    Key Cast
  • Hunter Kornhauser
    Key Cast
  • Joseph Bass
    Key Cast
  • Eugene Hawkins
    Director of Photography
  • Madison Menser
    Production Designer
  • Nathan Menser
  • Giovanni Galvez
  • Alexi Behling
    Production Sound Mixer
  • Daniel Cotte
    Boom Operator
  • Maya Moten
  • Maya Moten
    1st AD
  • Glendale Creech
    Stunt Coreographer
  • Michael Cavataio
    Script Supervisor
  • Emiliano Solis
    1st AC
  • Lorenzo Helm
    2nd AC
  • Mattison Henry
    Still Photography
  • Uriel Meneses
  • Nathan Tyler
  • Uday Onteddu
    Key Grip
  • Ethan Gooding
  • Madison Menser
    Wardrobe Designer
  • Andrew King
    Key PA
  • Anna Davis
  • Jena Fornof
    Craft Service
  • William Landry
    Foley Artist
  • Nathan Menser
    Assistant Foley artist
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  • Genres:
    Drama, Coming of age
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 5 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 29, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    4,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Red Digital Cinema 6k
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Director Biography - Nathan Menser

Nathan Menser is a 1st Assistant Director, writer, director, actor, and UPM. He is a creative and narrative film production specialist with over 6 years of video editing experience and 2 years as a Director/ 1st AD. He was born William Nathaniel Menser and was raised in Pickton Tx. Nathan Attended high school at Como-Pickton CISD where he was recognized as a Lincoln Douglass Debator, Marching Band Drum Major, Saxophonist, and 2-time recipient of the UIL OAP "best performer" award. After high school, Nathan attended college at The Los Angeles Film School, for a BS in Digital Filmmaking. Nathan has written, directed, and edited four short films, and has been an on-stage actor and director at the Art Center Theater in Plano TX. He played roles such as "Mr. Green" in "Clue On Stage", "Ernie Cusack" in "Neil Simon's Rumors", and "Jake" in "Evil Dead the Musical". He also directed Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" and "The Bad Seed".

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Director Statement

This film is a very personal and comes from my heart. It is a short proof of concept for a feature called "Runaways" which is a film about three boys who decide to run away in search of treasure. Think Stand by me meets Goonies. This idea came from my childhood; when I was a kid, I watched Stand by Me, (my favorite film) and thought it would be so cool to run away from my home with my friends. I was abused and often times to get through the day I would watch movies, or fantasize about running away. So, as an adult, I began to wonder, what would happen if I did decide to run away when I was a kid? Thus, this idea was born.