Elvis is a romantic/comedy/drama short made by a small, independent production company in Connecticut called Kicker Pictures. The film consists of budding actors from New York City, and a score of music from indie bands from Texas, California, and Connecticut. It was shot on location in southern Connecticut in the summer of 2018 with a crew of Sacred Heart University undergraduate, graduate, and alumni.
Director: Matt Valade and Connor Rog
Writer: Matt Valade
Year of Release: 2019
Running Time: 16 mins
New England Connection: Kicker Pictures is a southern Connecticut based production company owned by three Connecticut natives.
Director(s) Bio:: Matt Valade and Connor Rog formed a filmmaking bond when they met in the graduate filmmaking school at Sacred Heart University. With a mutal love of music and comedy, the two set off to make low budget films with the hope that their unique style and approach would be appreciated. So far, they have two award-winning super-micro budget short film releases.
Number of shooting days: 5
Camera Used: Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro 4k
Editing software: Adobe Creative Suite
Financed by: Crowd funding (Kickstarter, etc)