ART

 

"ART," or my BLOOD, SWEAT, and TEARS:

A HANDFUL OF DUST (NARRATIVE)

ABOUT:

A HANDFUL OF DUST is a haunting tragedy that follows mercy killer Dr. Neal Goodman through a euthanasia procedure gone awry. As he prepares his patient, 16-year-old Alice Angler, a series of horrifying events unravel in which Dr. Goodman learns that he’s the key instrument in a cult’s sacrifice to bring rain to their drought-ridden domain.

PASSWORD AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST; ON FESTIVAL RUN.

OFFICIAL WEBSITE
IMDB PAGE

CREW:

Dir. Grayson Whitehurst
Prod. Taylor Haley, Claire Stacy
DP. Jackson Tisi
1st AD. Graham Litten
Production Designer: Rachel Brown Costume Designer: Elena Lark
Original Score: Gavin Brivik
UPM: Marie Fucile
Steadicam Op/Cam Op: Calvin Falk
1st AC: Tommy Chan
2nd AC: Sarah Gold
DIT: Noah Weisfogel
Gaffer: Sam Cowan
Key Grip: Zachary Grullon
Sound Recordist: Varyana Galdamez
Art Direction: Frankie Ruiz
Set Dresser: Erin Checkosky
Hair & Makeup: Elena Ganz
HMU Assistant: Frannie Bromley
Costume Assistant: William Planey Production Assistant: Justin Hommel, Max Mariner, Quinn Ebaugh, Trevor Maviouglu

*FULL CREW LIST IN VIMEO DESCRIPTION*

 

00616: TRANSFORMATION//SPECTACULAR ORGANIC (NARRATIVE, INTERACTIVE)

ABOUT:

There are many people who think my company is a cult. The above video is a demonstration of our brand staple, GM Juice. While it may sometimes feel like a cult, I promise you that my company is not a cult. You may engage with my company through the official website, Twitter, or YouTube Channel.

Spectacular Organic is an alternate reality game in which viewers can engage with the company in real time. 

PRESS:  NIGHT MIND, ESOTERIC DETECTIVE


 

CREW:

Dir. Grayson Whitehurst
DP. Jackson Tisi
Prod. Taylor Haley
1st AD: Hahn Byol Chang
G/E: Gabe Murray
Costume/Set Design: Elena Lark
DIT/VFX: Noah Weisfogel
VFX Supervisor: Spencer Griswold

DAY 99 (NARRATIVE, EXPERIMENTAL)

ABOUT:

A story about reflection following 99 days of an inexorable airborne apocalypse. 

A semifinalist in Ryuichi Sakamoto's async International short film competition.

 

CREW:

Dir./Prod. Grayson Whitehurst

DP. Jackson Tisi
Sound: Noah Weisfogel
Voiceover by Alicia Harris
Story by Joseph Hennessy & Grayson Whitehurst
Score by Ryuichi Sakamoto



 

THE THREAT (NARRATIVE, SCHLOCK HORROR)

CREW:

Dir. Grayson Whitehurst
DP. Jackson Tisi
Prod. Night Mind
Gaffer: Justin Lessey
VFX: Noah Weisfogel
Makeup: Joseph Drobezko
Score by Makeup & Vanity Set

ABOUT: 

A ridiculous b-movie short made produced in 24 hours for NIGHT MIND's 2017 CANDY BOWL SPECIAL.
(50,000+ Views, 2,000+ Likes).

 

HOUSE OF DAD (NARRATIVE, ABSURDIST)

CREW: 

Dir. Grayson Whitehurst

1st AD./Prod. Yoseph Ehrenkranz
DP. Jackson Tisi
1st AC: Kelly Wurtz
Gaffer: Gabe Murray
Grip: Muhammad Joyo
Production Design: Jennifer Ambrosini
Sound: Matt Kozak
Script Supervisor: Noah Friend
PA: Chris Voegels
 

ABOUT:

An absurdist dark comedy. Produced for New York University's Intermediate Narrative Workshop.

IMDb page.

PRESS:

FANGORIA REVIEWTHE INDEPENDENT CRITIC

 

METAMORPHOSIS (DOCUMENTARY)

CREW:

Dir. Grayson Whitehurst

DP. Jackson Tisi
Original Score by Willem Serne

 

ABOUT: 

My father left my mother at an early age before facing senility and his subsequent death.
Following this event and her sister's death, my mother succumbed to her own vices and followed suit.

This documentary was shot a year before her death and my 21st birthday - telling the story of how I manifested my journey into adulthood through confronting her about the cyclical nature of love and abandonment.