BloodQuartz Original Films

Cal Cohen wakes up in a stranger’s bed with no memory of what happened the night before, or any other night. He’s promptly kicked out and forced to try and retrace his steps. His phone is his only guide, and it’s at 20 percent. With not much else to go off of, Cal must re-discover the man he was, and decide if that’s the man he still wants to be.

Written as a collaboration between Kaleigh Sellar, Ashlin Hatzer, Zion Jones, and Rebecca Heizelman, and directed by Lyle Dillie, 20 Percent is BloodQuartz Studio’s first film written entirely by non veteran students. It is currently in production and we are regularly shipping out updates through our blog section. Join our newsletter to get regular updates on the status of this film

Accompany Johnny and his three best friends; Gus, Blair and Neville, on the last weekend of May 2020, as they interact with some of the neighborhood’s most interesting characters.

Phornix, AZ is a collaboration between writer and director, John Carr and BloodQuartz Studio, currently in production. This film is a glance into the inner workings of the adult film industry, masterfully blending drama with comedy to create a down to earth look at what a small actor trying to break into the industry might experience.

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A nonsense comedy about a man, faced with a showdown, that he thinks he is prepared for.

Flapdoodle was a collaboration with local writer and actor, John Carr, and director Vienna Hayden. In this film, a man in the old west visits a brothel and has an experience that he hopes to be called back for… This film featured camerawork, special effects, animation, and editing all by veterans and non veteran students. We are proud of providing so many experiences and opportunities to learn to young people who are interested in pursuing film both as a hobby and as a career.

Underground art collaboration group Fractured PI, has created a partially animated fantasy comedy about life, love and memories through the eyes of a retired black and white actor and film editor for the 1940s era.

Reflections of an artifact it is a touching story of life, love and memories. Its writing is superb and that’s not even mentioning the technical aspects. The color, writing, and directing was was all done masterfully by our own Lyle Dillie, and the 2D animation was done frame by frame by the students working in the project.

A five minute challenge film about what happens during the five minutes before a five minute challenge film is filmed…

John’s Big Idea is another film made in collaboration with writer, John Carr, and director, Lyle Dillie. This film is special though, it was featured at the IFP/PHX 48 hour film Challenge 2019. Having a film featured at a film festival is not an achievement many students can claim. This film follows the fictional production of a 5 minute short film that is to be presented at the IFP/PHX 48 hour film Challenge 2019. The writer, played by John Carr, was blackout drunk when he came up with the idea though. He now has to go through his strangest film shoot with no clue what he’s doing.

john big idea poster

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