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GROOM (coming soon)

AS BEAUTIFUL INSIDE

GHOSTFISH

SECONDHAND

FIRST NIGHT OUT

EXPERIMENTS AND STUDENT FILMS

 
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As Beautiful Inside




As Beautiful Inside




 

Recognition

Vimeo Staff Picks

The Tennessean

Screenings

Tacoma Film Festival - October 2017

Way Down Film Festival - October 13-14th, 2017

Palm Springs International ShortFest - June 21st, 10:30am

Sonoma International Film Festival - March 29 - April 2

National Film Festival For Talented Youth (NFFTY) - April 28

Doc Sunback Film Festival 2018

UnLonely Film Festival 2018

 
 

A filmmaker and his close-knit Tennessee family assess the character and legacy of a grandfather - through the furniture he made for them.

 

Directed by Will Mayo

Produced by Ian Scott McGregor and David Brickel

Production Company Voyager

Cinematographer Mack Fisher

Sound Mixer / Boom Op Jonathan Ho

Funded by the Uncharted Filmmaker's Grant.

 

Pictures from our journey.

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Ghostfish


Branded (Kodak Super 8mm)

Ghostfish


Branded (Kodak Super 8mm)

 

GHOSTFISH

Produced for Kodak, shot on their new Super 8mm camera.

Details

Written, Produced, and Directed by Will Mayo & Ian Scott McGregor

Editing and Sound Design: Will Mayo

Production Company: Dream City (Julia Kennelly)

Starring Annie Golden

Titles and Animation by Ryan Junell

2017

 
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Secondhand


Branded (Condé Nast’s 'The Scene’)

Secondhand


Branded (Condé Nast’s 'The Scene’)

SECONDHAND

Produced for Condé Nast's TheScene.com for the Halloween season.

Details

Written and Directed by Will Mayo & Ian Scott McGregor

Editing and Sound Design: Will Mayo

Cinematography: Andrew Daugherty

2017

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First Night Out


First Night Out


 
 
The perfect way to celebrate those brave enough to step out into the world as who they are... the film is incredibly real with undertones of anxiety and vulnerability while still celebrating.
— Out
Dinner out with oneself comes to mean so much more.
— Outfest
 

Featured by:

 
 

Awards & Honors:

The Uncharted Filmmaker's Grant ($25,000) - NFFTY (2016)

Best Super Short - The Art of Brooklyn Film Festival (2016)

Vimeo Pride Playlist - Curated by Tegan and Sara

 

30 Screenings Worldwide:

Creatively Connected Online Film Festival (2017) - New York, NY

Fil'm Hafizasi - Discover&Enjoy (2017) - Istanbul, Turkey

Melbourne Queer Film Festival (2017) - Melbourne, Australia

Bloomington Pride Film Festival (2016) - Bloomington, Indiana

Festival Face a Face (2016) - Saint Etienne, France

Film In De Buurt (2016) - Schiedam, Netherlands

Cheries-Cheris (2016) - Paris, France

Inside Out Ottawa LGBT Film Festival (2016) - Ottawa, Canada

Miami Short Film Festival (2016) - Miami, FL

PROUD! Filmfestival (2016) - Aarhus, Denmark

Milwaukee LGBT Film & Video Festival (2016) - Milwaukee, WI

Twist: Seattle Queer Film Festival (2016) - Seattle, WA

Reel Affirmations (2016) - Washington, D.C.

Bushwick Film Festival (2016) - Brooklyn, NY

Sidewalk / SHOUT LGBT Film Festival (2016) - Birmingham, AL

North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Festival (2016) - Durham, NC

GAZE Dublin International LGBT Film Festival (2016) - Dublin, Ireland

Trans Pride Short Film Evening (2016) - Brighton, England

Outfest (2016) - Los Angeles, California

Doc Sunback Film Festival (2016) - Mulvane, Kansas

The Art of Brooklyn Film Festival (2016) - Brooklyn, New York

Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival (2016) - Toronto, Canada

TLVFest (2016) - Tel Aviv, Israel

NFFTY (2016) - Seattle, Washington

Aspen Film Shortsfest (2016) - Aspen, Colorado

Taos Shortz Film Fest (2016) - Taos, New Mexico

Wicked Queer: Boston LGBT Film Festival (2016) - Boston, MA

23rd Festival Mix Brasil de Cultura da Diversidade (International Premiere, 2015) - Sao Paulo, Brazil

OutCT Transgender Day of Remembrance Screening (2015) - Niantic, Connecticut

NewFestNew York's LGBT Film Festival (World Premiere, 2015) - New York, NY

 
 

Directed & Produced by Will Mayo

Written & Produced by Ian Scott McGregor

Starring Todd Alan Crain & Julianne Saltalamacchia

Cinematographer: Andrew Daugherty

Costume: Dusty Childers

Makeup: Ryan Wesley Lawrence

Production Sound: Jonathan Lau

Editor and sound designer: Will Mayo

Consultant: Bob Hawk

Presented by Will Mayo Film and Ian Scott McGregor (USA)

 

Format: DCP, BluRay, ProRes HQ

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

Resolution: 4K

Sound: Stereo & 3-Channel

Running time: 2 minutes 22 seconds

2015 USA

 

Twitter: @First_Night_Out

Facebook: www.facebook.com/firstnightout

 
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Experiments


and student films

Experiments


and student films

 
 

Awards & Honors:

Featured on io9, Horror Film Central, Bloody Disgusting, and Fun Size Horror

Honorable Mention, Fun Size Horror's Filmmaking Contest (2015)

Daily Short Pick: Film Shortage (2014)

Awards & Honors:

Finalist: New Visions & Voices 2013

Commendation for Achievement in Experimental Film: New Visions & Voices (2013)

Daily Short Pick: Film Shortage