Documentary Volume I

A short documentary pilot for potential series about dinosaurs, featuring up to date scientific information and brought to life with retro effects.

Director Biography


Kyle Gilmore is an independent filmmaker and co-founder of Vintage Reel Productions with his wife Brandi Albritton.

After a successful career as a commercial videographer/producer, Gilmore ventured into documentary and feature film making so he could tackle projects that he is passionate about such as dinosaurs, science fiction, history, human interest, nature, and gothic horror.

Whether heading the team of his own productions or offering services to the works of others, Gilmore has become versatile as a director, producer, cinematographer, editor, and sound designer.

A short documentary about the beauty of the heavens. Dedicated to Michael Koehler and Werner Herzog. This film has been accepted by the European Space Agency (ESA) to be part of their official archives.

Director Biography


Marcelle Abela is a Maltese-American filmmaker with a focus on documentaries and the founder of Avinu Films. Pillars of Creation is her debut short documentary. The author of ten books, one of which received praise from Barack Obama, and a former concert violinist, Marcelle owes what she knows about filmmaking to Michael Koehler, Lauren McGrail, Jeffrey Michael Bays, and Werner Herzog. At present Marcelle is in production of the documentaries Divine Beauty and Kesil, both of which are expected to be released later this year.

A documentary in which two friends discuss the one's battle with pediatric cancer.

Director Biography

Graham Burrell is a nineteen year old writer, director, and editor who has been fascinated by filmmaking his entire life. Over the course of the past seven years, Graham has created over twenty short films and one feature-length film. His shorts encompass a wide array of different genres (horror, comedy, drama, romance, and science fiction), have been accepted into national film festivals (spanning from Los Angeles to New York City) over forty times, have won over twenty awards and nominated for many more, and have been viewed online over three million times.

Martin Hasle (31) is multi-handicapped after a car accident 14 years ago. He got a severe brain damage and can no longer move or speak, but he communicates through a computer he handles with his left thumb. He lives in a nursing home and is 100% dependent on help 24 hours a day. But he doesn’t get that, so most of the time he spends alone – waiting. The only people who come to visit are his parents, and social worker Bente, who seems to have her own agenda with Martin.

Director Biography

Aslak Danbolt (born 1980) originates from Bergen on the west coast of Norway. He studied documentary directing at Lillehammer University College before earning an MA in filmmaking from The London Film School in 2014. He makes both documentary and fiction and his work has been selected for many film festivals around the world incl. Tribeca, Chicago, IDFA, Slamdance, Montreal & Thessaloniki. He’s now living in Oslo, Norway directing documentary series for TV and working on his first feature.

In December 2009, New Zealander Mal Law made history by becoming the first person ever to run NZ's 7 mainland Great Walks in just 7 days -- a total distance of 360 kms in the longest week of his life.

Director Biography


Dimi Nakov is an aspiring multi award winning Filmmaker with a diverse body of work. Since 2009 he has produced a number of award winning music videos with over 1.2million views on You Tube, short films, and corporate videos for Coca Cola Amatil NZ. 

In 2012 Dimi was the first New Zealand Director to have two short films in competition at Cyprus International Film Festival, where his short "Playmates" won Best Cinematography. The second short film "BlindSide" that he produced and directed was accepted in Cannes Short Film Corner the same year.

In 2015 Dimi's music Video "Start A Revolution" for the NZ Band "Devilskin" won him the Rising Star Award at Canada International Film Festival. During March-April 2016 Dimi was a member of an international screening committee for the "Diversity In Cannes Short Film Showcase". 

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