Sophia L. Ellis
Award winning writer and director of feature films. Owner of Melanin Behind the Lens. U.S. Army veteran.
U.S. Army veteran.
Has over 20 years’ experience as an acting coach and producer/director of films.
Kisha is an educator, filmmaker, & singer/songwriter for film. She is a co-founder of the Texas based production company, III Productions Films. Her talented team, consisting of John Rachwitz Jr., Natasha White, & herself, have produced several pieces of original content.
Experienced Director with a demonstrated history of working in the entertainment industry. Skilled in Creative Writing, Project Management, Team Leadership, Creative Arts, and Data Analysis. Strong professional with a BACHELOR focused in Fine and Studio Arts from Sam Houston State University. Develops creative strategies for product launches, script writing, and all components of producing commercials, episodes, and films.
Dr. Kerry-Ann Zamore
Stage play and film writer, producer, and director with over 20 years’ experience. Owner of KZamore Enterprises.
U.S. Air Force veteran.
Robert T. McDorman
Director of Photography
Owner of R2+G2 Productions. Award winning writer and cinematographer.
U.S. Navy veteran.
Roland “Stewhype” Stewart
Actor: “WilliAM ROBINSON”
Movie actor, stage play actor, MC, and radio show host.
U.S. Army veteran.
8 Bucks Film Timeline
May 03, 2015
Dream & Conception
When the idea was created. Originally written to be a short film.
Decision to Begin Pre-Production
When we decided to start planning pre-production. Started expanding the script into a feature film.
June 2021 –
Script preparation, budget planning, & scheduling production dates.
Table Reads and Rehearsals
Reading the script, blocking the scenes, & scheduling production dates.
August 2021 –
Mostly shot in Killeen TX and Harker Heights TX.
Shooting all the scenes.
Shot in 6K & 4K Flat.
November 2021 -February 2022
ADR, Adding Soundtrack, Music, Audio Mixing, & Marketing.
Edited in 4K Scope format in 7.1 Surround Sound.
March 20, 2022
Screening Party in Killeen, TX
March 27, 2022
Screening Party in Dallas area, TX
Writers. Actors. Production. Action. Paint. Screened.