“The Bump,” a new short film from the hilarious Diane Davis, begins shooting in 2 weeks! Betsy and Doug are on a perfect first date. They are meant for each other. But they hit one little bump…she’s pregnant? Don’t ask. Staring Jeff Biehl & Diane Davis, produced by Ellen Haun, cinematography by Jeff Barry and […]
We are so excited to announce that “The Weekend” will have it’s TV debut following the acclaimed ‘The Great Escape” this Saturday 10/10/15 around 10:30 pm. We love this film so much. So fresh, so funny, so reel. Reel 13, PBS this Saturday night, Please watch, click and like and love. It would mean so […]
Are you growing a mustache for November? Maybe growing the ol’ beard first? This movember…upgrade the month to it’s fuller, more natural, MOVEMBEARD. It may just change your life… More importantly, give here. Written by David Ross With David Ross & Michael Izquierdo And Risa Sarachan & Samuel Stricklen Filmed by Craig & Pete DiFolco
Regis kindly asked us to make a short video celebrating the history of Regis High School in Manhattan. We were honored. So we sat down with about 20 or so alums that attended a few events and gave them a little quiz on what makes Regis Regis. We put together a 10 minute excerpt of […]
If you’re already in the pre-production phase, you can use sites like Airbnb.com to connect to spaces that might have been otherwise out of your budget’s reach. Many of Sunnyside Films productions were shot in spaces that nobody ever dreamed would be a movie set, as in our recent release, The Last Day of August. There are a lot of things to consider when filming on a residential property, here’s some things to think about for your next shoot.
We all know there are hundreds of variables in shooting – time, money, weather, money, schedules, and money – that it’s best to do everything you can to make good decisions ahead of time that give you the most control. Here are some of our learned lessons.
I get into this great debate with my writing and directing partner Craig DiFolco all the time. When initially conceiving of authentically independent films, Craig crafts them for a truly independent feel, and therefore they can conceivably be shot on any type of camera – literally we shot a couple of episodes of a pilot […]
Sometimes you get to be the star. Sometime you’re the director of the movie you’ve always dreamed of making. And sometimes, you get stuck with the crap jobs. Not that making a BluRay is crap (in fact, it will make your movie look better than ever), but the process is often involved with a lot […]