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BS Filmworks On-Location in Croatia

This month, our creative team flew overseas to begin production of our short film The Decision. The film will compete in Denver’s 48 Hour Film Project – an international competition where teams first compete locally to write, shoot, and edit a short film in 48 hours. Later the winning local films compete in a Worldwide competition called Filmapalooza for the opportunity to go to Cannes Film Festival.

 BS Filmworks writer/director Lori Kay Allred gives direction to lead actress Leslee Crisman in Motovun Croatia (July 2015)

BS Filmworks writer/director Lori Kay Allred gives direction to lead actress Leslee Crisman in Motovun Croatia (July 2015)

“This year, we’ve decided to shoot the film in Croatia because I have an art show in Split, Croatia in a week,” said producer Scott Takeda.  “It felt like a fun challenge to shoot a film while I was already over here. As things turn out, none of our film will actually be shot in Denver. We have another part of our team in Albuquerque to shoot a small segment, while the rest of us are in a hilltop town called Motovun, Croatia, just off the border of Slovenia.”

 BS Filmworks producer Scott Takeda works with team member Bojan Savicevic.

BS Filmworks producer Scott Takeda works with team member Bojan Savicevic.

Leading the creative team is national Emmy winner Lori Kay Allred. Last year, BS Filmworks tapped her to direct their film "If Not Now," which placed 2nd in Denver’s 48 Hour Film Project and also won Best Actress and Best Cinematography. This year, she will write the script as well as direct it.