A vignette of my life in New York City. Shot on Super 8mm film stock with the Nizo Super 8 camera. Processing and Scanning by Pro8mm.com.
SHOGUN OF THE UPPER EAST SIDE
DIRECTED BY MITCH LUCAS
Leon Levinstein dreams of being the most powerful man on the Upper East Side. But the evil Madame Detromont stands in his way. Success is an illusion- the power is in the hands of the magician.
Starring Mitch Lucas, Meredith Hackman, Will Nunziata, and Jodi Lennon.
With David Rysdahl, Paul Gutkowski, Sarah Peele, Zoe Farmingdale, Lyssa Mandel, Leila Ben-Abdallah, Emily Mathwich, and Nicole Pasquale.
Director Of Photography- Steve Siddell
Made For Video • 18 min 15 sec • Comedy, Crime
Completed March 2015
Screenings- The People's Improv Theater, New Filmmakers New York Summer Program
Color- Color | Black and White
Camera- Canon 7d, Tokina 16mm lens
Software- Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Pluralize, Adobe Audition
Greggy is a teenage Great White shark living in a human world. His mother, Rhonda, has recently married Mark, whom Greggy is constantly in conflict with. Mark's half-hearted attempts to connect with his shark stepson escalate tensions on the typical day in the life of this dysfunctional family.
Rachel Scherer as Greggy
Ben Jaeger-Thomas as Mark
Beth White as Rhonda
Written, Directed and Animated by Mitch Lucas
Original Score by Matt Buechele
Sound by Mark Turrigiano
Created with Adobe Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere, and Cinema 4D.
LEGACY PRIME LIFE
Life Insurance doesn't HAVE to be difficult.
Starring Jenny Barreilles and Mitch Lucas
Featured on Funny Or Die.
A selection of films that range from dark comedy to commercial parody.