HERE IT IS! THE FULL FILM! We Were Monsters And Detectives
Well... honestly cannot believe I am posting this now. Feel like I and many people I love around me have gone through so much since we filmed this, but here... Read more
Ali Hadley, Sofia in We Were Monsters, and myself were interviewed and photographed for the Chicago Tribune today. What a great honor!
We Were Monsters And Detectives Update: April 1st... Read more
Color Grading/New Film
Right now for We Were Monsters And Detectives, we are in the final stages, as we have now moved onto Color Grading. As soon as we are completely finished, I... Read more
Yesterday's ADR session went well at Noise Floor Ltd. Kelsey Lynch recorded the session and made it all happen. Actor, Kelsey Sante, who played Melanie in We Were Monsters and... Read more
The Cinematography reel of Jonah Rubash (he shot We Were Monsters And Detectives)
So, the amazingly talented Jonah Rubash, who was the Director of Photography for We Were Monsters And Detectives has just recently uploaded his cinematography reel. In the reel you are... Read more
As of this morning we have officially picture locked We Were Monsters And Detectives. This means we will be making no more changes on the edit of the film, and... Read more
We got some love from Columbia College Chicago
So, the film school that I graduated from, and that most of the cast and crew either attends or has graduated from as well did a little write up about... Read more
Our Film (The last interview video before our deadline)
Link to last interview video: https://vimeo.com/71619551
Our two main actors explain why this film is different from other films they've worked on. Production designer Zoe James touches on what we plan... Read more
Interview With The Main Actors
* I would like to take this time to apologize for the sound. I couldn't afford a lav anymore, so we had to use the shotty Rode Mic. Hopefully, the... Read more
We've been revisiting locations that we want to shoot the film at, and they are just as beautiful as we remember them.
We only have 5 days left to try... Read more
How We Work (had some fun with this interview video)
In this video I (Al Benoit) talk about how I like to work with actors and how I have complete faith in my cast and crew to work this way.... Read more
3rd Interview Video (The Story and Theme)
We're still hard at work even though we have a lot of ground to cover to reach our goal. Here is the 3rd interview video! In this one we talk... Read more
Narrative Director's Reel
I decided to share with everyone my 2013 Narrative Director's Reel, that way you can get a sense of the things I've made in the past, and what I am... Read more
The Crew Interview!
We Promised we would keep them coming!
Here is the 2nd video for our interview series on the pre-production of 'We Were Monsters And Detectives.' In this video Jonah Rubash... Read more
2nd Interview Video (Talking about the Crew)
Here is our second installment of our interview series videos we are doing for We Were Monsters And Detectives. In this one, Jonah Rubash (Director of Photography), Corey S. Lillard... Read more
Video Interviews With Cast and Crew
We have decided to do an interview series with different members of the cast and crew, talking about the various aspects of our film, We Were Monsters And Detectives.
We... Read more
Final Cast Member just brought on!
That's it! We've now completely filled our cast for We Were Monsters And Detectives. Our last awesome addition is Patrick Richter will be playing the role of "Eric." Eric is... Read more
New Cast Member!
Very excited and fortunate to have Trevor Larson join the cast as one of our important characters in the film. This is the first time I have worked with Trevor,... Read more
We are pleased to announce that past films are continuing to do well in the festival circuit.
- Warpaint was just announced as an official selection of MoFest!7 an LGBT... Read more
New Addition to the Crew
We are very pleased to announce that Garrett Woods will be our Production Manager and Script Supervisor. Garrett is a very hardworking and talented filmmaker himself, so having him on... Read more
So, we are fortunate enough to have Ashley Trommler designing the posters and press material that are once of the many incentives on the kickstarter. Ashley is a super duper... Read more
Throughout this quest to try and make worthy films I haven't really had a producer, that is why I am so happy to be working with Steve Keider on We... Read more
Eyeing It Up
Our Director of Photography, Jonah Rubash, and our Gaffer, Corey Lillard, eye up what they would like to during a location scout to one of our beautiful locations from the... Read more
New Cast Member
I would just like to take a second to share the page of Sydney Riviera, the young actor that will be in We Were Monsters And Detectives. We are very... Read more