PORSCHE “My Daily Magic” Film Contest Finals

I am 1 of 10 finalist in the Porsche/Reelz Channel “My Daily Magic” Film contest!  Over the last couple weeks I have been busy writing, shooting, directing and editing my 90 second submission.  Our entry, “Sweet Dreams” (above) was shot in 24 hours, all over San Antonio, with a Porsche provided Panamera S for 48 hrs.

Click Here to View Press Release

Public voting begins today, Sept. 12, 2011!  I encourage you to jump on over to www.mydailymagic.com, view the 10 finalist entries, and vote for your favorite.  Voting is now CLOSED.  Thank you so much for your support, they should be announcing the winner soon!

Contest Requirements:
Contest Finalist shall (a) create a second, new and original video shot in HD, not to exceed 90 seconds and no larger than 100 MB that highlights Porsche’s new tagline: “Engineered for magic. Everyday”, including incorporation of their personal experience driving/utilizing a Porsche.

I’d like to especially thank my cast and crew who worked tirelessly under the scorching Texas sun and did a heck of a job!

Written, directed, shot and edited by: Rod Guajardo
Produced by: Rosemary Guerrero
1st AD: Erik Bosse
1st AC: Ismael Rodriguez
Crane Operator/BTS Photographer: Richard Jemal
Sound Designer: Erik Seime

Male: Mike Ahlers
Female: Laura Ahlers
Girl: Ayiana Ahlers
Boy: Christian “Kiki” Ahlers

Technical bits
Shot on: Canon T2i/550d
Lens: Canon 24-70L 2.8  Canon 50mm 1.4
(kit lens was used on all exterior car mounted shots)
Support: Express35.com Event Shoulder Rig (it’s awesome)
Edited on: Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5
Coloring: Colorista II

Also, in October they have invited all the finalist to a screening at the Independent Theater in Los Angeles.   To repay my cast for their hard work, I would like to take my cast and crew to the event as well, so on Saturday, Sept. 24th we will be having a fundraiser event at Tycoon Flats, featuring live local musicians and raffle prizes provided by local businesses.  Click Here to view the details and please stop by if you are in San Antonio area!

If you are not in the San Antonio area, and if this website has been helpful to you in the past, we have set up a donation page.  Anything helps and is greatly appreciated! -Rod

Behind the scenes pics taken by Richard Jemal, rjemal.com


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