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FILMS


After an extended film festival tour, AJ's short film THE SMILING MAN has gone viral with over 10 million views online. You can watch it on TV on El Rey Network's The People's Network Showcase: Horror Edition, VOD, Facebook via Crypt TV or on YouTube.

Currently, AJ has a number of short and feature film projects in various stages of development.

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FILMS


After an extended film festival tour, AJ's short film THE SMILING MAN has gone viral with over 10 million views online. You can watch it on TV on El Rey Network's The People's Network Showcase: Horror Edition, VOD, Facebook via Crypt TV or on YouTube.

Currently, AJ has a number of short and feature film projects in various stages of development.

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THE SMILING MAN


LOGLINE
A little girl home alone finds herself face-to-face with pure evil.

THE SMILING MAN


LOGLINE
A little girl home alone finds herself face-to-face with pure evil.

SPECIFICATIONS

Running Time: 7 min, 3 sec.
Aspect Ratio: 2k Scope (2.39:1)
Audio: Dolby 5.1 Surround

AwardS

Best Post Production (Connect Film Festival)
Best of the Fest (Idaho Horror Film Festival)
Best Super Short Film (Shriekfest)
Best Editing (Diabolique International Film Festival)
Best "Monster Show" Short Film (Horrible Imaginings Film Festival)
Best Horror/Sci-Fi Short Film (The Underground FIlm Festival)
Best Make-up (HollyShorts)
Best Original Score (Asians on Film Festival)

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CAROLINA PARAKEET


LOGLINE
A couple running for survival from the undead find temporary shelter in the company of a newly retired schoolteacher who has a unique perspective on human nature and a grim prognosis for mankind.

CAROLINA PARAKEET


LOGLINE
A couple running for survival from the undead find temporary shelter in the company of a newly retired schoolteacher who has a unique perspective on human nature and a grim prognosis for mankind.

Developed over 2 and a half years while working as a full-time Previsualization Supervisor on Battleship, 47 Ronin, Tomorrowland, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and completing his first film project as VFX Supevisor on Ride Along, Carolina Parakeet is AJ's directorial debut. He also wrote, edited and contributed to its visual effects. 

Caroline Parakeet premiered on May 8, 2014 in Los Angeles. Currently in its Film Festival run, Carolina Parakeet has won awards for Best Actor, Best Short and Honorable Mention for Best Director.

Starring Myles Cranford, Kaley Victoria Rose and John Hafner. Director of Photography: Thor Wixom.

Visit www.carolinaparakeetmovie.com for more information.

Specifications

Running Time: 15 min, 28 sec.
Aspect Ratio: 2K Scope (2.39:1)
Audio: English, 5.1 Surround

Awards

Videodrunk Film Festival
 - Best Performance: Myles Cranford

Asians On Film Festival Winter Quarter 2014
 - Best Short Film
 - Best Actor, Myles Cranford
 - Honorable Mention, Best Director

REVIEWS

"Well-written and researched... a perfect and poignant metaphor...  thoughtful and introspective... the film caught me off-guard. Pretty heavy stuff for a 15 minute zombie flick!"
- Andrew Thompson, Legless Corpse

Film Festivals

Catalina Film Festival 2014
HollyShorts (HSFF) 2014
The L.A. Fear + Fantasy Festival 2014
Another Hole In The Head 2014
NYC Horror Film Festival 2014
FilmQuest 2014
Sydney Underground Film Festival (SUFF) 2014
NOLA Horror Film Fest 2014
Arizona Underground Film Festival 2014
Sacramento Horror Film Festival 2014
The Underground Short Film Festival 2014
GeekFest 2014
Fester: The Mindf*ck Festival
Asians on Film Festival 2014
Lost Episode Festival Toronto (LEFT)
Oshkosh Horror Film Festival 2014
Other Venice Film Festival 2014
Open Wound Horror Film Festival 2014
Idaho Horror Film Festival 2014
Videodrunk Film Festival 2014
El Cid Short Movie Film Festival (Winter 2014)

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APARTMENT 215


Currently in development.

APARTMENT 215


Currently in development.