DP/Gaffer/Colorist: Jason R. Johnston
Director: Marie J. Magdaleno
Shot on Panasonic AG-DVX200 in 2 days.

Aspect Ratio2.35∶1
CameraPanasonic AG-DVX200
Negative FormatV-Log L (DCI 4K)
ProRes 422 HQ (Atomos Ninja Star)
Cinematographic ProcessProRes 422 HQ (1080p)

I was cinematographer on this short film about hope and family. Piper was photographed fast and hard over a weekend in late March 2017 at locations across the Rio Grande Valley of south Texas; including Brownsville, Harlingen, and South Padre Island. Piper screened in 2017 at the Berlin Flash Film Festival and Official Latino Short Film Festival in New York City. It later officially premiered January 20, 2018 at the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art.

Director: Marie J. Magdaleno
Writer: Marie J. Magdaleno
Producer: Danielle Banda
Cinematographer: Jason R. Johnston
Editor: Carlos Alvarez
Music: John Hunter
Sound: David F. Melendez
MUA: Ashley Perez, Meagan Magdaleno
Set Decoration: Alyssa Renee
Wardrobe: Rosalinda Garcia
PA: Leonardo “Lenny” Juarez Jr., Aaron Moses
Cast: Olivia Clare Vale, Randy Green, Blake Hintergardt, Elaine Glimp, Edward Marquez

By Jason R. Johnston

Jason is an award-winning cinematographer, and director of commercials, branding films, native content, music videos, documentaries, and narrative films. As a full-time freelancer, he can be hired to DP or direct almost any project you have in mind. He is based in Sparta, Tennessee, and ready to travel for any gig.