Who are you and what’s your filmmaking background?
My name is Brandon Faris. I’ve been working as a filmmaker for 10 years. I serve as Director and Co-Founder of LEAPframe digital film and motion design boutique located in Cincinnati, OH. I’ve worked with companies ranging from Procter & Gamble and Cintas to brands like Freestyle USA and Espolon Tequila.
In addition to my work as a commercial director I have served as director on documentary projects ranging from feature length to shorts to music videos. Currently three of my films have been optioned by ShortsHD. My most recent music video for Natalie Stovall and the Drive premiered on CMT this fall.
What are you working on right now?
Currently I’m concluding Pre-Production for my first live-action narrative short titled Kill Game. It features three hit men who sit down for a friendly game of poker, but ultimately find themselves in a stalemate a.k.a. Mexican standoff.
What are you promoting?
Currently we are promoting the Kickstarter campaign for Kill Game. It will go live January 9, 2015. The goal is to raise $10,000 in just 21 days. If funded, production is set to start on February 19.
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What do you want the audience to take away from your films?
As director I’m always looking for the audience to contemplate his or her reality.
What’s your best advice for an aspiring filmmaker?
The best way to become a filmmaker is to make stuff. Don’t wait around to be invited to a project.
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