Rockstar


Written and Directed by

Tane McClure

Director of Photography by

Sandy Stenzel

Producers

Sandy Stenzel

Tane McClure

Executive Producer

John Lubbers

Creative Consultant

KM Phillips

Edited by

Tane McClure

Original Music by

Tarra Layne

Casting by

Paul Ruddy

CAST

Jared................................................Jared Scott

Tarra Layne....................................Tarra Layne

Guitar Player.................Vincent Cole Dutcher

Bass Player.............................Frank Abraham

Drummer.................................Hudson Henry

CREW

Cinematographer

Sandy Stenzel

Gaffer

Joseph Petkweitz

1st AC

Jacqueline Lehr

2nd AC and DIT

Lesley Elizondo

Camera Crane

Victor Pancerev

Key Grips

Charles Tae

Best Boy

Dustin Weathers

Grip

Jaraad Gordon

Grip Electric Swing

Dustin Whethers

First Assitstant Director

Bessy Adut

Art Director

Elise Kerr

Set Decorator

Garrett Leece

2nd Assistant Director

Jaraad Jordan

Key Makeup and Hair

Armee Jacob

HMUA Assistant

Roczane Enriquez

Costume Designer

Paula Gallucci

Audio Engineer

Dan Monahan

Grip and Electric

Light It Up

Key PA

Garrett Leece

Color and Titles

Sandy Stenzel

Featured Extras

Rachel Joost

Kenzie Herman

Locations

Dual Sound Stages

SIR Sound Stages

Insurance

David Karubian

Movie Insure

"Rockstar" - Short Film
A teenager overcomes adversity through his music. His overbearing, unsupportive and constantly arguing parents make life practically unbearable for Jared, but he discovers that truly BELIEVING in oneself is the key to happiness and success. Jared becomes inspired to "dream BIG", realizing that his goal of becoming a RockStar may not be that farfetched after all.

  • Tane McClure
    Director
  • Tane McClure
    Writer
  • Tane McClure
    Producer
  • Jared Scott
    Key Cast
    "The Dreamer"
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Drama
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital RED 4K
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Accolade Competitition
Director Biography - Tane McClure


Tane McClure is a lifelong entertainment industry alumni with many Film, Television, and Music credits to her name. As a singer, Tane’s road to success has been paved with many names including: Tane Cain: RCA Recording artist: Top 40 single “Holding On” and Tahnee Cain with her band “Tryanglz” for the original “Terminator” soundtrack. While wearing many hats in her road to success, from model, singer, actress, producer, director, and accomplished editor, Tane has been honored with award winning and nominated productions including the National Journalism Award for the documentary, “Love Betty White” The Betty White Story, and the nominated “Just Call Me Hef” The Hugh Hefner Story, as well as the Emmy Nominated “Station Fires” for Fox News Television and her “Best Fantasy Feature” award winning film “Trance” which was honored in the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival.

Tane McClure is the daughter of actor Doug McClure, who is best known as “Trampas” from the western series “The Virginian”. Tane became an actress at an early age playing the part of an orphan in “The Virginian” episode “Small Parades”. Tane has since acted in over 50 films including playing Reese Witherspoon’s mom in “Legally Blonde”, and she has produced, directed, and edited over 100 hours of content for many major companies and networks around the world.

Tane’s mother, Faye Brash, who is of Hawaiian/Polynesian decent, was a singer, and her grandmother, Mae Brash was also a gifted Opera singer. From an early age, Tane was inspired by her Hawaiian heritage and their love of music.

With her father Doug McClure an actor and her mother a singer… Music, Film and Television came together for Tane in many of her aspirations.

Being confident with music, sound, picture, editing, and graphics has enabled Tane to successfully expand her career as a director, producer and editor.

Some of Tane McClure’s noted projects include, the international “Montwood” Perfume Commercial campaign, “Ivy Levan” Music Video (Randy Jackson), “Big Shots” series with award winning journalist Giselle Fernandez for Los Angeles Magazine, “Inside Autism”(LeafWing For Professionals) an inspiring educational dramatic film short and many more.

Tane is currently working with a new innovative media company aptly named, Media Giant. Through that collaboration, Tane has recently produced and directed the inspiring short film “Rockstar” about a teenager that overcomes adversity through his music.

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Director Statement

As an independent film director, I feel that often, the most interesting scenes in a film include the unexpected things, the moments that were never actually specifically written in the script. When an actor takes a beat or two longer to get his emotions or thoughts together while camera is rolling, but the scene has not technically begun. Sometimes those quiet moments are the most honest and fresh. He is not “acting”, he is simply “feeling” and building his emotions, and THAT to me is magic on film. When we see a character literally coming to life.I had that vision in mind for my short film “Rockstar”, our lead actor Jared Scott, barely speaks a single line in the film, but through his eyes and his music we understand him, and we can feel what he is feeling. “RockStar” is about a teenager who dreams of becoming a rock-star, the challenges he faces in his turbulent home life, and how music makes him feel. I was lucky to have a very talented DP, Sandy Stenzel, to help capture that emotion on film. "Rockstar", reminds us that often we need to believe in ourselves when no one else will, and to not be afraid to dream big! Directing this short film is close to my heart, since I once walked that exciting yet uneasy path of a rock-star. (I was a RCA recording artist under the name Tane Cain AKA Tahnee Cain and Tryanglz).“Rockstar” is a film about “courage”, to believe in yourself when no one else seems to!I hope to enlighten and encourage the “ROCKSTAR” in all of us!