Ragnarock’s Cabin is now Online!

Kevin Straw films is pleased to announce that our first feature length film “Ragnarock’s Cabin” is now available on Viemo On-Demand Service! A Comedy Thriller about a newly-wed couple’s ruined honeymoon when their remote romantic cabin retreat is crashed by a gang of rowdy friends. To make matters worse someone out there is killing off the cottage goers, one by one; and the most likely mastermind for these misdeeds – A Blue Puppet? Ragnarock’s Cabin includes all the classic thriller elements and even some new twists, but hilariously put together with a cast of characters that are more interested in having fun then finding the bodies. Film in Canada by Kevin Straw Films

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Marsnasia

So…   HayPhoto.ca Film Productions in Association with Kevin Straw films has started pre-production work on the feature film… Marsnasia (or Marsasia – still working on how to spell that exactly). Now you may be wondering what the film is about, well I’ll give you a hint for now… it happens on Mars 🙂   Stay Tuned as Casting Calls and Crew Calls etc will hopefully be out by year’s end.   Best!   KS

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THE KEY – Digi60 2013 Film Festival

A Short Film we made for Ottawa’s Annual Digi60 Film Festival   Its a very abstract film about a young homeless girl named Samantha and her search for the Key to a Door Way of Discovery.

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Search For Dilithium

John Seed and I did some skits while at Commicon. I manage to put them together for a short film. Enjoy!

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Ottawa Comiccon 2013

  I decided to attend the Ottawa Commicon this year, First day I was dressed in semi-trek/sci-fi, second day was steam punk (thus all the steam punk photos), and the final day I’m going as Tony Stark of Iron Man.   The Skit – Finding Dilithium – I’ll keep it brief on the plot but John Seed (aka Captain Seed) and I shot some skits with various cosplayers purely for fun where basically he is looking for some fuel and no-one is helping him; it features a ton of cosplayers and a few Ottawa Actors who knew and ran into at the Con. Once I edit the scenes together I will post here, until then her are some picture I took of the convention and a few BTS from the skits.

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BTS: Victoria Jung’s Digi60Spring180

Today I’m helping in a bunch of Digi60 films, first up is Victoria’s. A 13 year old filmmaker she is back again after her award winning debute in last years Fall Digi60 competition. BTS Photos! Vincent Valentino taking BTS photos if me taking BTS Photos. Victoria filming the car shot. Lee Cyr being a creeper… Allen Roulston all wet. Screenwriter Holly Richter-White going over the lines with the cast. Victoria, Erin, Vincent and Allen in the final scene. A Pano shot of our ‘Police Office’

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NABShow: Pre-Trip Excitement

So excited about going to the NABShow this year, it will be my first time, its going to be a lot of fun but I don’t just jet across the country for no reason (well I do, but that’s a story for another day). I have four reasons to go to NABShow this year: Check Out Pro-Video Equipment which I’m looking at getting Promote the Ottawa Indie Film Scene Make Contacts with potential Indie film suppliers Check out the Cool Gear that I can’t afford right now 😛 Gear I’m Looking at: I’m looking at Upgrading my Lumix GH2 camera and set-up so I’ll be hitting up all the major camera players to check out their offerings. I’m also looking for a field monitor, so I’ll be visiting booths of companies such as SmallHD, Convergent Design and others. Also under consideration is a better Rail system (Matte Boxes, Follow Focus, Handles etc), I currently have a small Hondo Garage set-up but as I expand my shooting style the need for a rig is deafening. So I’ll be checking out RedRock Micro, Lanparte, Zacuto, etc. Finally I’ll be checking out an assortment of software solutions (Elements 1.6, easyDCP, etc) and film/video accessories such as filters, cables, and all that jazz. I’ll also be checking out new lenses (Cine) but I’m pretty happy with my Nikkors at the moment. I’m current running a PC set-up and using Adobe CS6 (cross fingers 6.5) and a few editing softwares such as Resolve and Effect […]

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IL Typo

A story about a feuding sisters after the sudden death of their crimelord father. Their in-fighting for wealth can only be matched by the cunning staff who have a plan of their own.

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Fear the Moon

A creature-short film about tragic demise of a poor girl who was bitten by a werewolf. The story revolves around her last month as the werewolf tries to convince her to blow up the moon before it becomes full again and the hunter kills them both! Moral of the Story? Don’t go jogging during a full Moon.

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