The Keepsake

The objects we pass down to our family over the years have had more life happen around them then we ever acknowledge. This is only one such tale.

  • Clinton Alger LaForest
  • Clinton LaForest
  • Clinton LaForest
  • Lindsey LaForest
  • One Stoplight Productions LLC
  • Denny Walker Crum
    Key Cast
    Shelved, Talk Nerdy To Me
  • Maddie Zellmer
    Key Cast
  • James Cels Bragg
    Key Cast
    Pi Day Die Day, Talk Nerdy To Me
  • Jeff Frey
    Key Cast
  • Julien LaForest
    Key Cast
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  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 10 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 12, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Maumee Film Festival - 2017
    Maumee, Ohio
    United States
    September 23, 2017
    North American Premiere
    Third Place
Director Biography - Clinton Alger LaForest

Clint took a roundabout way to independent film production . Having always enjoyed films but never truly sought out the spotlight, he chose a different path and educated himself in web development. Having only trained lightly in video production when earning his Bacheloers in Visual Communication Technologies from BGSU, Clint began working on independent film when his wife wrote the feature horror film, Pi Day Die Day (2016). Now he co own's One Stoplight Productions and works in production and editing primarily.

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Director Statement

This story came from the fears and experiences of struggling to have our first child. As a husband, there is only so much you can do to help along the health of your spouse and child, the rest is up to fate. While my wife and I now have a healthy young boy, we could only imagine the pain that someone would feel and the emotions one would experience losing a spouse so soon after bringing a child to life and into your family.