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Stuck in a realm so hauntingly immersive, young Sophie must find a way to escape her captors before time runs out.
Starring: Nicole Ogden, Brock Russell, Susie Wall, Greg Savel, Larissa White, Scott Breihan, Don McClendon, Emma Ve, Keith Nussbaum and Stephanie Werner.
Directed by Alvaro Aro
Produced by Stacey Nation
Screenplay by Alvaro Aro & Elizabeth Parker
Cinematography by Brian Singler & Alvaro Aro
Original Score by Louis De Aguiar
Production Design by Elizabeth Parker
Costume Design by Scott Breihan
Head Makeup & Hair: Justice Kobusch
Sound Recordist: Justin L Fisher
Assistant Director: Gina Cassaro
Production Coordinator: Stephanie Werner
Assistant Camera: Jake Zavertnik
Gaffer: Ted Joerding
Grip: Ricky Ortiz
Production Assistants: Dearra Lashay Johnson & Chris Chi
Unit Production Manager: Alanna Podgorski
Sound Assistant: Michael Kennedy
Makeup & Hair Assistant: Megan Bailey
Marketing Director and Associate Producer: Nate Nguepsi
Production Consultant: Camille Marolf
Production Design Assistants: Nick Valentine Parker & Catherine Wong
Set Construction: Brian Cooksey
Post Mix & Sound Design: Scott Pinkston
Colorist: Brian Singler
Editor: Alvaro Aro
Feature song: “Out of your Head” by Sinfinis
Story Editors: Stephen Schroeder & Chris Sage
Associate Producers: Nate Nguepsi, The Breihan Family, Emma Ve, Elizabeth Parker, Nick Fitcher, Semion Bolotin, Lex Shelton, Jed Ramsey, Lucho Ruiz and Alfredo Saavedra, Laura Veremakis, Alicia Ruiz, and Tiffany Goode.
Collaborators: Erica Dunk - Designer at Hyper Haute Jewelry and Bryan Pease - Artist/Owner at Concrete Ocean Art
Filmed at Kuhs Estate & Farm, Saint Louis, MO
Sophie is a Vimage Studios and Webster University Production © MMXVI
Alexa and Saint Louis University
Saint Louis University is the first university in the country to bring Alexa-enabled devices, managed by Alexa for Business, into every student residence hall room or student apartment on campus.
A custom SLU skill deployed on each device provides instant answers to more than 100 questions specific to the University, from “What time does the library close tonight?” to “Where is the registrar’s office?” Alexa will also be able to provide information about Billiken games, campus events, student organizations, and service and mission opportunities, among many other aspects of student life.
Cordell & Cordell is an international domestic litigation firm focused on men’s divorce and all other family law practice areas.
World's Largest Classic and Exotic Car Sales Company
Sunshine Ministries was founded in 1903 as a soup kitchen and homeless shelter. Today the ministry continues to offer shelter to homeless men in St. Louis, but we are so much more!
Our services now include addiction recovery programs for men as well as outreach to the women and youth in our inner-city neighborhood.
All of our programs are designed to provide training and opportunities in which men, women and children can learn to be responsible, productive, self-supporting individuals with a healthy self-image of who God created them to be and how He has equipped them to live a purposeful life.
West Wind Hills Luxury Barn & Event Venue is an upcoming architectural project nearby Pacific, MO just a few miles away from the Historic Highway 66.
The 610 Project's work is two-fold and in two locations, focusing on education an sustainable community development in the communities of Croix des Bouquets and Les Cayes, Haiti.
In both communities, we work closely with our Haitian partners and friends, Haitian American Caucus-Haiti.
In Croix des Bouquets, our work supports 550 students, operations, and education initiatives at Ecole Shalom.
In Les Cayes we're building a school and guest house to educate 250 students annually and serve as a microenterprise and vocational training center for adults.
The 610 Project is a grassroots organization working to break the vicious cycle of poverty through education. Our work is designed to empower the Haitian people through education, vocational training, and micro enterprise development. We believe in developing healthy, self-sustaining communities in Haiti.
During the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it's easy to get wrapped up in unusual moments. Join us to see what happens when a nosy and overzealous waiter gets so wrapped up in table's 21 dilemma. You won't believe what unfolds!
The Mission: To provide an insurance experience that is transparent, clear, respectful and useful.
The Why: Because we figure our drivers would prefer to spend their time enjoying the road rather than deciphering complicated mumbo-jumbo insurance speak and uncovering technicalities hidden between the lines of a policy. But that's just us…
For more information visit: www.sayinsurance.com
Starring Todd Gillenardo, Skull Net, Shawn Holt, Jessica Lynn Ambuehl
DIRECTOR - Brian Cooksey
DP - Alvaro Aro DP
AD - Jessica Pierce
1ST AC - Hezekiah Condron
2ND AC - Dawn Moore
AUDIO - Michael Lohrum
SET DESIGNER - Edward Wiesner
GAFFER - Адриан Пролейко
KEY GRIP - Josh Basco
MAKE UP - Hannah Gates
PAs - Nicholas Rousseau, Cliff Mirabella, Matt Wefel
BTS PICS - Corey Piper
Special thanks to Jayson Carey, Cory Mack
A new distillery built on the timeless and true.
Luxco’s drive to innovate has quickly allowed us to become one of the top USA-based independent producers of alcohol beverage products as we produce and market a wide array of products across all categories.
In 2015, as our whiskey brands continued to grow and expand, we realized we were going to have to build our own site to service our needs going forward. As such, we began the hunt for our very own distillery site. Kentucky, with its rich southern culture, abundant natural resources of both high-quality grains and fine limestone filtered water, was the natural fit. Building our own distillery represents a natural evolution for Luxco.
We have been steeped in the bourbon business for over forty years, having others distill for us to service our needs. We learned from them and now understand that it is our time to do it ourselves in order to fill the growing demand for our products.
For more information visit: www.luxrowdistillers.com
The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Founded by six cardiologists in 1924, our organization now includes more than 22.5 million volunteers and supporters. We fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide critical tools and information to save and improve lives. Our nationwide organization includes 156 local offices and more than 3,000 employees. We moved our national headquarters from New York to Dallas in 1975 to be more centrally located. The American Stroke Association was created as a division in 1997 to bring together the organization’s stroke-related activities.
What We Do: To improve the lives of all Americans, we provide public health education in a variety of ways. We’re the nation’s leader in CPR education training. We help people understand the importance of healthy lifestyle choices. We provide science-based treatment guidelines to healthcare professionals to help them provide quality care to their patients. We educate lawmakers, policymakers and the public as we advocate for changes to protect and improve the health of our communities.
For more information visit: www.heart.org
Breakfast time is family time. When we share our hellos and good mornings. With Valley Fresh Almond Milk we get the power we need to start the day all while enjoying our favorites together.
Made from real almonds, Valley Fresh Almond Milk has 15% more calcium than regular milk. From smoothies and cereal, to so much more; you get the delicious taste you love.
Valley Fresh Almond Milk. Be almond powered!
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"Dine With Me" was the result from a practical application during a Cinematography Workshop that I did for The MidWest Filmmakers Association.
Reliv is a lot of things to a lot of people — a nutrition company, a business opportunity, a worthy cause, even a way of life.
A better question would be to ask: What do you want to get out of your Reliv experience? No matter how you choose to do it — as a customer, part-time Distributor or career business builder — becoming part of Reliv will improve your life today and pay even bigger dividends tomorrow. We are mission-driven to make sure of that.
For more information visit: www.reliv.com
Shot by Brian Singler and Alvaro Aro
Gifted Olin students, both graduate and undergraduate, benefit from the special interest shown by the sponsors and from the relationships that often develop in the Scholars in Business program.
The Garbacz Group is a financial planning firm located in St. Louis and provides a unique approach compared to many within the world of investments. They are an independent brokerage firm that combines old-fashioned, personalized service. This results in a comfortable client/broker relationship. For more information visit:
When a nosy and overzealous waiter gets so wrapped up in the personal affairs of a mysterious couple, the unpredictable and most hilarious situations unfold.
Written and directed by Brooke Jolley.
Produced by Jessica Lynn Ambuehl.
In 1854 FS-Curtis began the tradition of producing high quality, world-class industrial equipment in the U.S. heartland, St. Louis, MO.
FS-Curtis built the first Masterline air compressors in 1897, setting the gold standard for superior engineering and design for all future generations of compressors.
For more than 160 years FS-Curtis products have been passed down from generation to generation, proving their recognized value to our loyal customers. Our Masterline Compressors remain unmatched in terms of durability and performance, along with our rotary screw and oil-less compressor series.
FS-Curtis has earned the reputation for building the most rugged industrial-duty compressor you can buy. Our professional engineering staff and factory-trained distributor network are committed to supplying you with a complete offering of the very best in compressed air equipment.
For more information visit: http://us.fscurtis.com/
Exteriorscape Dealers are all locally owned and certified landscaping supply dealers in the St. Louis, Missouri area.
Fools & Gold is a short film about a charming, beautiful thief and her deadly, charismatic partner in pursuit of an eccentric clown's mysterious fortune.
Starring McKenzie Moser as Sunny, Shawn D. Holt as Buck, Scott Michael Dunn as The Clown, Joe Hammerstone as Pike, and Denise Chappell as The Gunwoman.
Directed by Nate Nguepsi.
Written by Nate Nguepsi, Austin Zwibelman, Kyle Niehaus, Jake Howell, and Danny Cohen.
Screenplay by Nate Nguepsi.
Produced by Nate Nguepsi, Ermias Tilahun, and Kyle Niehaus.
Micro short directed by Brooke Jolley
Starring Kazia Steele
Credit Sequence for the short film "Sanctum," directed by Alvaro Aro.
Starring Dennis Saldana and Rena Stephens.
Short Film written and directed by Richard Burgin.
Starring Jackie Manker and Thom Murphy.
4 AM is a short thriller/dark comedy film set in southern Missouri. The story centers around two men: Bill, a simple, hard working family man blessed and cursed with a good natured ignorance and Paul Peterson, a belligerent loud-mouthed UFO Show radio host whose been fired from every radio station he's come across. Peterson is ready to re-create history and Bill is ready for another day of work, only one man can have his way and when these two inadvertently cross the vast air waves of a small southern Missouri town, chaos ensues.
Writer/Director: Nathan Karimi
Director of Photography: Alvaro Aro
Edit/Color: David Pitt
Music Score: Louis De Aguiar vimeo.com/137264211
Sound Design/Mix: Justin Fisher smithlee.com
Visual FXs: Nic Torres vimeo.com/140320658
Production Manager: Jo Terese Russel
Assistant Camera: Ricky Ortiz
Grip: Michael Parks
Makeup: Hanna Gates
PA: Dearra Johnson & Alex McGowan
BTS videographer: Tony Schmitt
Remy is a meek and confused young man who works at an ad agency and desperately longs to be famous. He finds out that he can fulfill his dreams by joining The Identity Club, a group of celebrity impersonators who impersonate celebrities to the point of dying the same way they do. Remy will get to be famous, but are his dreams worth dying for?
Written and directed by Richard Burgin.
Starring Ryan Stacy, Richard Strelinger, and Anthony T. Davis.
Saint Louis designer Laura Kathleen Baker began working on her career in fashion when she was 8 years old. After many years of designing and constructing garments for herself she attended Western Kentucky University where she earned a bachelors degree in Design, Merchandising, and Textiles. “LK” also studied fashion design at Academia Italiana in Florence Italy.
Laura Kathleen has turned the dream of being a fashion designer into a reality. Remaining based in Saint Louis Missouri, Laura Kathleen represents someone who obtains luxury. We say obtain because she doesn’t just desire things, she goes and gets them. The LK woman likes to be glamorous, elegant, and sophisticated but understands how to be sexy at the same time.
You may have caught her designs on season 9 of Project Runway as a top 5 finalist or on the runway at Mercedes Benz Fashion week. Check out her collection present at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Lincoln Center. After PR season 9, Laura had the opportunity to compete on Project Runway All-Stars Season 2 where she finished in the top 6. Laura now casts the new designers on seasons 10-13 with Lifetime and has also been the commentary on the Road to the Runway.
Laura Kathleen also began a fashion program at a high school in Saint Louis. Five years ago she began realizing she would be teaching much more than just fashion. Each year the program has a fashion show fundraiser where the students model their own creations. In 2012 they raised $30,000 for the school in one night. The 2013 show brought in $70,000.
Laura Kathleen is also available for hire to host or speak! Please contact Reel Management with inquiries. (323) 841-4044 OR http://www.reelmanagement.com