Grandma Werewolf is the Riverside Studios team's first feature film! It's about a family that goes to their recently widowed grandmother's cabin for Thanksgiving, where they find out their grandmother is actually a werewolf. Without Grandpa around to stop her, the family must put aside their problems, learn magic, and steal a silver sword to subdue the Grandma Werewolf!
Zachary Will, Writer/Director
Zachary Will has worked on hundreds of productions including two TV series and videos for companies like Home Depot, Sears, Six Flags, WebMD, The Atlanta Braves and more. Zach has directed over 40 short films which are available on his YouTube channel, Riverside Studios.
Cliff Shorey, Director of Photography
Cliff Shorey is a professional cinematographer who has recently completed his feature documentary, Love Hears. He has also worked on great projects with familiar companies like Lifetime, NFL Films, and more.
Rafael Malaret, Editor
Rafael Malaret is a video editor with experience working on all kinds of projects such as films, commercials, music videos, and documentaries. This is his second feature length project; he has done corporate work for companies such as Google and IBM Business Partners.
Austin Piedra, Production Designer
Austin “Chonny Stone” Piedra is an accomplished digital artist and filmmaker, whose work has ranged from concept art and storyboarding to production design. Austin has played a huge role in bringing the werewolf character to life for the screen!
Julio Allen, Sound Mixer
New to our crew for the second half of production is Julio Allen. Originally from Spain, Julio is an experienced sound mixer in the Atlanta Area with credits ranging from commercial to TV to feature film.
Olivia Kristin, Producer/BTS Photographer
Olivia Kristin of Livvy Kristin Photography is a professional photographer and wears a variety of hats on the Grandma Werewolf set.
Writer/Director Zach Will in collaboration with Casting Director Olivia Kristin brought together some of the most talented actors from Pennsylvania, New York, and as far as Michigan and Tennessee, to bring to life the disjointed Malroy family and incredible supporting characters.
Check out our Facebook page for Behind the Scenes photos!
The financial need this Kickstarter campaign aims to meet ranges from budget elements such as food/lodging for our outstanding cast and crew to the fees we will need to submit the final project to film festivals!
Our passionate crew and cast members, all of whom have made incredible time and/or financial investments to this project, aren't receiving any compensation up-front. We have been blessed to find such amazing talent, who have committed to bringing this project to life. We would like to increase our funding to ensure we are able to take excellent care of them!
Risks and challenges
There are many risks and challenges that face us in creating an original feature-length film, but some of the biggest are...
- Working with our cast and crew's schedules
- Securing locations
- Olivia being hangry
- Getting our project seen
...So you better go share it!
- (30 days)