:60 with Danna, Episode 1: Contract to Hire Danna explains why "try before you buy" is a better option. This animatioon style was created to help people communicate their message in an entertaining way within a virtual world where anything is possible.
The Mystic Adventures of Bejoy Bobble & Steve
In this animated series, Steve discovers that he's able to communicate with a bobblehead toy who challenges the meaning of his existence and begins to change his life forever. This series is created by 05min Productions in conjunction with FG SQUARED.
Austin Film Society Holiday Card 2013 This Holiday Card was created by 05min Productions for the Austin Film Society. It's pop-up card style walks through some of the Film Society's beginnings and glimpses a bit into its future.
Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards
This year's 2012 Hall of Fame video has just been added.
The Texas Film Hall Of Fame Awards kick off Austin’s SXSW Film Festival. 05minute Productions has created the highlights trailer from this event every year since its inception in 2001. Click to view all of the highlights trailers as well as a tribute to film-friendly Governor Ann Richards.
Past Hall of Fame attendees have included: Quentin Tarantino, Renée Zellweger, Matthew McConaughey, Woody Harrelson, Owen Wilson, Luke Wilson, Ethan and Joel Coen, Mike Judge, Sandra Bullock, Forest Whitaker, Robert Duvall, Robert Rodriguez, Richard Linklater, Billy Bob Thornton, Dennis Hopper, Dennis Quaid, Angie Dickinson, Meat Loaf, Danny Trejo, George Lopez, Daniel Craig, Connie Britton, Kyle Chandler, Bill Paxton, Rip Torn, Sissy Spacek, Brendan Fraser, Catherine O'Hara, Ethan Hawke, Morgan Fairchild and many more…
Jason and the High Cost of Electricity Jason must turn to crime in order to afford his ever-increasing electric bill during a hot Austin summer.
This short film advanced to the Top 10 of the Chrysler/Hypnotic/Universal Studio's 2003 Million Dollar Film Contest after being selected as a Quarterfinalist (Top 25) for that contest. It was also selected as a finalist in Project Greenlight's 2003 and 2004 Top 250 Director's Contest and was accepted into the Texas Filmmaker's Showcase 2003, the Austin Film Society's SXSW Showcase 2007, the Austin Film Festival, Deep Ellum Film Festival, the USA Film Festival, Edgeworks Short Film Festival and screened at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and is currently being broadcast on the Movie Network in Canada, the Rialto channel in New Zealand and on the Austin Music Network.
The Devil Made Me Twitter A short review of Twitter etiquette.
This 05minute Productions' animation was given a spot on the homepage of Will Ferrell's Funny Or Die site as one of the most viewed videos during June, 2009. It was also selected as a featured video on Moviestorm's homepage and used in Moviestorm promotions.
Buy 1, Get 5 Free
This documentary examines the 2-week, 24-hours-a-day world of the Texas fireworks stand operator.
The doc airs on the Independent Film Channel and has screened at the Texas Filmmaker's Showcase 2001, SXSW 2001, the San Francisco DocFest 2001, Sundance 2001 (AtomFilms) and
was awarded the Texas Best award at the USA Film Festival 2001.
Buy 1, Get 5 Free IMDb Listing
$5.15/hour HBO Pilot Clips 05minute Productions was hired by Richard Linklater, Anne Walker-McBay and Bruce Curtis to produce, direct and edit segments for Richard Linklater's $5.15/hour HBO pilot. These included the complete Fandango commercial spot and jingle (composed by Michael Ramos) and several mock corporate videos. The pieces were featured throughout the HBO pilot episode and used as background.
La Negra Celina This La Negra Celina music video was created by 05minute Productions to support the first single from Michael Ramos'/Charanga Cakewalks's album, Loteria De La Cumbia Lounge.
This Grammy nominated musician has played with bands such as The Violent Femmes, Paul Simon, Patty Griffin, The BoDeans, The Rembrandts and has toured with John Mellencamp and most recently Los Lonely Boys. The CD debuted at Number 7 on the CMJ New World charts and the single and video are in wide release in the United States, Europe, Latin America and Japan.
A 3D animated vlog series of espousings and other cool stuff. This series is created by 05min Productions in conjunction with FG SQUARED.
Last Cigarette Dean Wright is determined to quit smoking but through an ironic twist of fate cigarettes may just end up saving his life.
Last Cigarette airs on the Independent Film Channel and was selected as a finalist in Project Greenlight's 2003 Top 250 Director's Contest. The short film has screened at the Texas Filmmaker's Showcase 2000, Slamdunk 2001, The Austin Film Festival 2000, Deep Ellum Film Festival 2000 and the Beaufort Film Festival 1999, was voted into the Top 20 on Anteye.com and has been broadcast on the Austin Music Network.
Sundance Channel Iconoclast Premiere Party
05minute Productions created this piece for the Sundance Channel's Iconoclasts series premiere party featuring Quentin Tarantino and Fiona Apple.
It includes interviews with the two honorees, Friday Night Lights cast members before the show aired including Connie Britton, Zach Gilford, Adrianne Palicki, and Scott Porter as well as G. Love and the Iconoclasts series co-director Bruce Sinofsky. The event was co-sponsored by the Sundance Channel, Grey Goose Entertainment and Condé Nast.
Vote for Prop 4
05minute Productions created this Prop 4 ad campaign for the Austin Film Society. Proposition 4 passed, granting $31.5 million toward the improvement of facilities at the Austin Film Studios, Zachary Scott Theatre Center, the Asian American Resource Center, the African American Resource Center, the Mexican American Resource Center, and Mexic-Arte Museum.
This piece became part of the integrated campaign for Prop 4 and was shown at fundraising events, Alamo Drafthouse screenings and posted on campaign websites.
Pursuit of Happiness
Pursuit of Happiness takes a futuristic glimpse into a world where technology has taken the place of psychiatric pharmaceuticals. With the flick of a button a self-medicating society can now program their cell phone or PDA to change their moods at will. But as with any "feel good" remedy ignoring the problem does not always make it go away.
ANGST: Network Execs, Part One
This is the first in a series based on the comic strip ANGST, created by Jim and Danna Stedman of 05minute Productions. This piece examines the creative process of a network executive development team.
Charles Gillpatrick: Front Desk Clerk
Inspired by the television series, Hotel, Charles Gillpatrick evangelizes the powers and duties of a dedicated hotel front desk clerk to a new trainee.
This script and the subsequent short film won Top 10 in Chrysler/Hypnotic/Universal Studio's Million Dollar Film Festival. Jim Stedman was flown to Manhattan to work with Doug Liman (The Bourne Identity, Swingers, Mr. and Mrs. Smith) and a New York production crew to complete the short film from pre-production to post in ten (10) days as part of the competition. Charles Gillpatrick IMDb Listing
Kill Bill Austin Premiere - Quentin Tarantino "Thank You" This piece was created by 05minute Productions in conjunction with Rebecca Campbell of the Austin Film Society. It covers the Austin regional premiere of Quentin Tarantino's film, Kill Bill. It was produced as a video thank you letter and sent directly to Quentin.
The piece includes messages from Harry Knowles (Ain't It Cool), Tim McCanlies (Secondhand Lions, The Iron Giant) and Kill Bill star Gordon Liu.
KidChef This trailer is from the pilot
episode created by 05minute Productions, based on Maureen Serrao Cole's KidChef website
and cooking classes. The show focuses on making cooking fun
for kids while giving them an appreciation for healthy eating.
It also emphasizes cooking as a science, math and art all
rolled into one.
Selected clips from the pilot have aired on the Food Network's Fun With Food program. KidChef
has also been presented at Nickelodeon, The Food Network
and The Discovery Channel.
Love and Surveillance
typical American love story: Boy Meets Girl, Boy Loses Girl,
Boy Stalks Girl.
short was shot in 8 days and edited in 21 days. This short
film was accepted into Project Greenlight's 2003 Top 250 and
screened at the Canned By Southwest Film And Video Festival.
Love and Surveillance IMDb Listing
Austin Film Society Director's Guild Award Highlights (2002) 05minute Productions created this update to their original Austin Film Society overview piece developed in conjunction with Richard Linklater, Suzanne Quinn, Elisabeth Sikes, Salvatore Botti and Rebecca Campbell to give an overview of the Austin Film Society.
It provides an all-compassing overview of highlights from the first 15 years of the Austin Film Society and was shown at a Director's Guild of America (NY) awards ceremony honoring AFS for its achievements. Attendees included: Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, Kevin Spacey, Nicolas Cage, John Sayles, and John Waters.
This second edit was shown at the Texas Film Hall Of Fame Awards 2002 during SXSW before an audience including: Dennis Hopper, Sissy Spacek, Peter Bogdonovich, Jack Valenti, John Sayles, Albert Maysles, Dan Rather, Cheech Marin, Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett, Cyd Charisse, Terrence Malick, Marcia Gay Harden, Bill Witliff, Kinky Freedman, Ann Richards, and William Broyles, Jr.
puts a groom's faithfulness to the test during his own wedding
was produced by Goldenhead LLC, Los Angeles and was selected as a finalist in Project Greenlight's 2004 Top 250 Director's
Contest. It has also screened
during the Cannes Film Festival 2001, the SAG SXSW 2002 booth,
and has been accepted into Slamdunk, Raindance and the Georgetown
Couches, Tables and Darts
A woman coerces her husband into setting their friends up on a blind date.
Couches was 05min Production's first short film. It was written, cast, shot, and edited in 5 days to make the deadline for the Independent Film Channel's 20 Dates contest. The rules stated that short film submissions were to be five minutes or less about dating. Couches won the contest and was aired on IFC during October, 1999.
Couches has also been screened at the Austin Film Festival 1999, was voted into the Top 20 on Anteye.com and has been broadcast on the Austin Music Network.
05minute Productions Demo A quick demo of some 05minute Productions' work as of 2009.
hosts this compelling documentary which is currently in negotiations
for voiceover by Donald Sutherland.
is the story of the world's largest Chimpanzee sanctuary.
Owners Sheila and David Siddle have devoted the last twenty
years of their lives to the care of abandoned and abused chimps.
The documentary explains how the wild chimp population is
currently threatened by extinction due to hunting, medical experimentation
was produced in conjunction with Flying Pig Productions and
Flathead Films. It is currently in post-production.
Austin Film Society Director's Guild Award Highlights (1999)
05minute Productions created this piece
in conjunction with Richard Linklater and Rebecca Campbell. It provided an all-compassing overview of highlights from the first 15 years of the Austin Film Society and was shown at a Director's Guild of America awards ceremony honoring AFS for its achievements.
was presented at the Director's Guild of America (NY) before
the industry's top talent including Martin Scorsese, Robert De
Niro, Harvey Keitel, Kevin Spacey, Nicolas Cage, John Sayles,
and John Waters. The updated version of this video can be viewed above at "Austin Film Society Director's Guild Award Highlights (2002)".