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A short film sequel to The Procedure.
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We are raising funds to shoot a sequel to our award winning short film The Procedure, written and directed by Calvin Reeder. With the majority of the original team returning, we are confident the sequel will live up to the promise of the original. 

Hey man, is there a Procedure 1?

You bet there is.

The film be shot in Seattle in fall of 2018. We are raising money for an extensive set build, but also to ensure that OUR CREW GETS PAID. 

The Team

Christian Palmer (Producer/Actor)

Based in Seattle, Washington, his short films include HORSES (1999), THE COLLIE AND THE LAMB (2002), CAREFULLY TIMED EXPLOSIONS (2003), FORCEFIELDS (2004), and NIGHTVISIONS (2011). As an actor, he has collaborated with Linas Phillips in BASS ACKWARDS (Sundance 2010). He made his feature-length directorial debut with WILLIAM NEVER MARRIED (Best Cinematography, Downtown LA Film Festival 2010, Tiny Mix Tapes Top 25 of 2011, Best Picture - No Budge 2011). He went on to co-produce Director Calvin Reeder's avant-garde horror film THE OREGONIAN, which premiered at Sundance 2011 before winning the Independent Vision Special Jury Prize at the Sarasota Film Festival (2011). In 2012, Christian collaborated with Steven Schardt (Producer, HUMPDAY, YOUR SISTER'S SISTER, TOUCHY FEELY), co-writing and starring in CAVALIER (SXSW 2013). He produced and starred in The Procedure (2016) which went on to win The Sundance Jury Award. 

Carlos A.F. Lopez (Producer)

Seattle based filmmaker who has been working in the industry since 2005. He got the brunt of his film education while working as a camera operator at Alpha Cine Labs and as a negative cutter at Deluxe Film Archive Solutions. He's directed and produced numerous short films as well as music videos for record labels like Sub Pop, Hardly Art, Suicide Squeeze, In The Red and Barsuk. Carlos produced  The Procedure (2016) which went on to win The Sundance Jury Award.

Megan Leonard (Producer)

Megan Leonard is a producer, editor and festival programmer based in Seattle, WA. Her  short film, MIXTAPE MARAUDERS, premiered at  Aspen ShortsFest in April of 2017, and continued to screen at festivals across the United States including Palm Springs, Portland, Bend, Cinequest, and in the opening night program of the Seattle International Film Festival. The film also traveled internationally to the Raindance, and the highly acclaimed Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival. It received a Vimeo Staff Pick Premiere for its online release in April of 2018, and was also featured by Short of the Week. Additionally, Megan has been a programmer for the Seattle International Film Festival for the last nine years, where she heads the New American Cinema team and is also the Lead Shorts Programmer. Additionally she programs at the Indie Memphis, Doc NYC and Cucalorus, and has served on the jury at Fantastic Fest.

Sebastien Scandiuzzi (Director Of Photography)

Sebastien Scandiuzzi is an award wining cinematographer from Switzerland based out of Seattle by way of LA… its complicated. He is lucky to have worked with some of Seattle’s best directors on LANE 1974, You Can’t Win, The Hunky Boys Go Ding Dong (1 & 2); Worst Laid Plans, Rain Beats Down, SPIN & Sad City among many others. Cinematography, photography have always been a passion of his for as long as he can remember. Their family just welcomed their second child Elio this past June. 

Buzz Pierce (Editor)

 Buzz is so much more than an editor. He specializes in sound design, after effects, graphic design and yeah -- editing. He and Calvin have made a number of shorts together but really found they're stride during post production on feature films The Oregonian and The Rambler. Their films have gone onto play Sundace, SXSW and dozens of other festivals world wide. He's a key component to this strange operation.

Calvin Lee Reeder (Writer/Director)

Calvin Reeder is a writer and director known for The Procedure (2016), The Rambler (2013), and The Oregonian (2011). His films have won awards at Sundance, Sarasota, AFI Dallas, Fantastic Fest, and others. He was chosen to participate in Sundance Episodic Story Labs with his pilot script The Wolfman Of Pacoima and his most recent film, The Field Guide To Evil, had its premiere at SXSW 2018. 

Risks and challenges

There is no profit to be made from a short film. There's no risk in recouping our money when we know it isn't possible.

All colaborators have promised to see this film through to completion. There are the normal risks of death and murder and an occasional kidnapping, but we have made it through much worse before, so this seems like it should be a smooth ride.

Plain and simple, these are stories we want to tell. They happen to be short ones. It's straight from one brain, amplified by dozens of smarter brains and projected on a screen. The way movies should be.

We promise stories you've never seen or heard before and images that have yet to be created.

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    Film. 10 Jokes. Scripts. Boards. Counsel

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    Riveting original screenplays for both The Procedure and The Procedure 2.
    Original storyboard art created by me, Calvin Reeder, sent via email in a video file.
    Dear Abby counsel - write me your biggest problem and I, Calvin Reeder, will advise you (unprofessionally) as best I can.
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    A link to The Procedure 2 on the day of its premiere.
    12 original jokes performed by me, Calvin Reeder, sent via email in a video file.
    Riveting original screenplays for both The Procedure and The Procedure 2.
    Original storyboard art created by me, Calvin Reeder.
    Dear Abby counsel - write me your biggest problem and I, Calvin Reeder, will advise you (unprofessionally) as best I can.
    A poster for the film The Oregonian (written and directed by Calvin Reeder), artwork by Johnny Ryan. Signed by Calvin Reeder.

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    Riveting original screenplays for both The Procedure and The Procedure 2.
    Original storyboard art created by me, Calvin Reeder, sent via email in a video file.
    Dear Abby counsel - write me your biggest problem and I, Calvin Reeder, will advise you (unprofessionally) as best I can.
    A poster for the film The Oregonian (written and directed by Calvin Reeder), artwork by Johnny Ryan. Signed by Calvin Reeder.
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    Riveting original screenplays for both The Procedure and The Procedure 2.
    Original storyboard art created by me, Calvin Reeder.
    Dear Abby counsel - write me your biggest problem and I, Calvin Reeder, will advise you (unprofessionally) as best I can.

    A poster for the film The Oregonian (written and directed by Calvin Reeder), artwork by Johnny Ryan. Signed by Calvin Reeder.

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