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Christian de Rezendes

Slatersville, Rhode Island

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About Me

DIRECTOR & PRODUCER CREDITS

Zach, a Film about Epilepsy (2009)
- Directed, Photographed and Edited this documentary short for CUREepilepsy.org.

41 (2007)
- Co-Directed, Co-Produced, Photographed and Edited this documentary feature about Nick O’Neill, youngest victim of the Rhode Island nightclub fire.
- Distributed by NEHST, founded by Producer of Oscar-winning films - nehst.com
- Awarded Best Documentary Narrative by Blue Mountain Film Festival, 2007
- Awarded Best Movie Trailer by Bare Bones Int’l Film Festival, 2007
- Awarded Best Soundtrack by Director’s Chair Film Festival (SI), 2007
- Given 5-star review in FilmThreat.com

Getting Out of Rhode Island (2003)
- Directed, Wrote, Produced, Photographed and Edited improvised DV Feature
- Awarded Best Feature and Best Director by Black Point Film Festival (WI)
- Named “Best Unseen Film of the Year” and given 5-star review by Film Threat
- Distributed by Film Threat DVD (www.gettingoutofrhodeisland.com)

Alzira’s Story (2000)
- Directed, Produced and Photographed hour-long documentary.
- Supervised by Avid Co-creator Thomas Ohanian
- Aired on RI PBS, January 2004.
- Winner of 4 Awards, including the Silver from Worldfest-Houston
- Named “One of the Best Documentaries of the Year!” by Film Threat

Branches ’93 (1996)
- Directed, Produced and Photographed doc about high School class in RI.
- Awarded Certificate of Merit by Chicago International Film Festival

Gone In Midwinter (1995)
- Directed, Photographed and Edited doc feature about stage production of Midsummer Night’s Dream.

DP & EDITOR CREDITS

A Tiger in the Dark: The Drew Evans Story (’09), Drew Evans Productions
DP, short

Aerodynamics 2.0, Produced by Lost Jockey Productions
Assistant Camera, short

Children of Providence, Produced by Shore Brothers
DP and Editor, feature

Solitaire (’08), Produced by Prince Caspian Productions
DP and Editor, feature

Len and Harvey, Produced by Mosaic Marj Media
Co-Editor, doc

Virtuoso (‘07), Produced by Full Moon Productions, NY
Co-Editor, doc short

Masters of the Grind (‘07), Directed by Jason Rutherford
DP (NY), doc feature

41 (‘07)
See above info, a Breaking Branches Pictures production

Hecatomb (‘06), Produced by Prince Caspian Productions
DP (one scene), feature

They Walk Among Us (‘05), Produced by Nicky’s Counting Productions
DP and Editor, feature

Creating Karma (‘05), Produced by Fantasy Creature Films, NY
2nd Unit DP, feature

Ode (‘04), Produced by Shore Brothers
DP and Editor, feature

Chewie Hernandez: From Con to Pro (’03), Directed by Chris Aurilio, NJ
DP, mockumentary

Extra Credit (‘03), Produced by Scene Teens
DP, feature

Getting Out of Rhode Island (‘03)
See above info, a Breaking Branches Pictures production

First Movement Form (‘02), Produced by Shore Brothers
DP and Editor, short

Larry’s Home Video (‘01/’03), Produced by Static Entertainment
DP, feature

Alzira’s Story (‘95-‘00)
See above info, a Breaking Branches Pictures production

Branches ’93 (’96)
See above info, a Breaking Branches Pictures production

COMMERCIALS

Wright's Farm and Gift Shop, Produced by Breaking Branches Pictures
Director, DP, Editor

North Smithfield Business Connection Commercial Loop
Produced by Breaking Branches Pictures
Director, DP, Editor

Mundy's Florist and Gift Shop, Produced by Breaking Branches Pictures
Director, DP, Editor

SENE Film Festival , Produced by Breaking Branches Pictures
Director, DP, Editor

Voyages of Discovery Cruises, Produced by Zwick Media
Editor

Regent-Seven Seas Curises, Produced by Zwick Media
Editor

Lock N’ Low Rates.com, Produced by Taz Media
Director, DP, Editor, NY

Clearcopy, Produced by Breaking Branches Pictures
Director, DP, Editor

Encore Presents “Miracle of 34th Street”, Produced by Breaking Branches
DP and Editor

Aranui 3 Cruiselines, Produced by Zwick Media
Editor

Ocean State Marathon, Produced by Marshall Communications
Editor

Radio Disney, Produced by Marshall Communications
Editor

BUSINESS

Breaking Branches Pictures, Inc. - Founder & President
- 15 years experience in professional Videography and Editing services.
- Award-winning Director/Producer of features and docs. (see credits below)
- Director of Photography and Editing for features, shorts and documentaries.
- Range of experience: commercials, corporate, weddings, promotional demos, actor reels, music videos, concerts, pageants, photo montage, shorts and features.

EDUCATION

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE
BA in Film Studies, 2000
Presented with RIC Alumni Award for Excellence, 2007

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
Certificate in 16mm filmmaking, 1997

ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY
Study in London’s British Theatre, History, & Film, 1995

DEAN COLLEGE
Honors, Associate's Degree in Theatre Arts, 1995

Additional Talents/Experiences
- Acting and Singing experience. Separate resume available.
- Directed childrens play and has worked with kids for many years.
- Has taught videography and editing to kids ages 9-14.
- Film Festival Programming experience. Highly familiarized with inner workings of film festival organization.
- Experience documenting life in a wide range of events: AIDS patient dying, art classes, band performances, Democratic political rally, Funeral, Psychic Seminars, Teacher Seminars and more.

References available upon request.

Websites
www.breakingbranchespictures.com - company site
www.youtube.com/breakingbranches
www.christianderezendes.com - personal site
www.41themovie.com - film site
www.gettingoutofrhodeisland.com - film site
www.alzirasstory.com - film site
IMDB - www.imdb.com/name/nm1382174/
Many more references can be listed upon request.

I have been in the industry since 1996.

Work with Christian de Rezendes

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