About Us
Beaver Alley Studios Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) non profit organization established for the purpose of facilitating the production, promotion, distribution, exhibition and celebration of independent art in all forms, especially art from a female perspective. The organization has taken over the holdings of Kaleidscopic Productions, a WNY Production Company started in 2010 by a husband and wife team. This includes three feature films, 10 short films, commercial submissions, music videos, trailers, short film concepts and public service videos.

Rhonda Parker (President/Secretary) has a background in film, photojournalism, tax preparation, paralegal, acting, sales, and visual arts. Her passion and creativity is the driving force behind the company. She uses her organizational and time management skills to arrange a production schedule that maximizes efficiency at a minimal expense. Her legal training allows for costs that would otherwise be incurred by lawyers to be completed at little or no cost. She is an award winning writer whose scripts are commended for their complex characters, witty dialogue, and wisdom. Her scripts have mass appeal yet can be completed with unmatched speed and frugality. Her acting background and personable personality makes her an ideal director.

Mark Parker (Vice President/ CFO) has a background in film, editing, music, photography, web design, real estate business, and graphic design. Mark leads the cinematography and sound team during production. His technical skills are utilized in lighting and special effects. His hands on knowledge of what is needed in post, saves wasted time, energy and money during the production phase. He has a remarkable attention to detail that makes him an ideal editor. His background in music assures proper attention is paid to the critical element of sound in the film. As a singer/songwriter and musician he creates original music for productions. His skills in graphic design and web design save costs that would otherwise be incurring for this service. His perfectionism from start to finish assures the production of a quality product.

Films

Friends Don't Let Friends Date Friends

Award winning! Featuring music of THE LONELY ONES!

"it's not a 'chick flick' because it's not contrived - there's an honesty to it that will speak to most people, a simplicity that makes it accessible to almost anyone, but there's a real intelligence at work."
-Greg Lamberson, Buffalo Dreams Film Festival

"An instant classic." "By far the best independent film I have seen in years." "An absolutely unforgettable film." "Cute, funny, emotional, inspiring." "Will exceed the expectations of every person ever in love." (Source IMDB reviews)

FDLFDF page



Lonely Bananas
A savvy business man creates romantic (and not so romantic) encounters for his clients with his online dating service and speed dating events.

Lonely Bananas page



Message In A Bottle
A feature film about a group of young people go on a life changing journey to save a child after finding eerie messages sent downstream in bottles.

Message In A Bottle page


Currently in Post Production
(Running times are estimated)



Mangle Me (7 min) A group of friends has a party on Halloween not knowing they are being stalked by a crazed mass murderer.

A Dysfunctional Thanksgiving (28 min) A typical family gathering where nearly every guest has a motive for murder.

A Very Zombie Christmas (24 min) Peace on earth is disturbed when human newlywed Lauren’s family meets her Zombie husband Luke and his family.

Stranded (24min) When a wife brings divorce papers to her husband during a blizzard, they become stranded with a young couple in love and a useless group of superheros.
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Services Offered

Screenwriting and Script Consultation
BASIC - One to two page including short plot synopsis. Analysis of the strengths and weakness in the following categories format, writing craft, structure, originality, character and dialogue. Suggestions for overall improvement.
Short Scripts (under 50 pages) - $30
Features (50 plus pages) - $50
DETAILED- Two to ten page including plot synopsis. Detailed analysis of the strengths and weakness in the following categories format, writing craft, structure, originality, character and dialogue. Reader notes may contain typos, questions when scenes are muddy or unclear, and script writing rules explained. Detailed suggestions for improvement which may include partial rewrites of scenes.
Short Scripts (under 49 pages) $60 Features (50 plus pages) Feature $100
OVERHAUL- Begins with a detailed analysis as above. I will make necessary changes up to a complete re-write of the script. I may add in or alter plot lines, scenes and rewrite dialogue. This option includes 2- 5 hours of consultation in person or by skype or phone and shared writer credit. Short Scripts $350 (under 49 pages) $600 Feature (up to 90 pages) $8 each additional page.

Cinematography
A camera crew for your event, commercial or creative video projects.
STANDARD $100 for the first hour and $50 each additional hour. ($250 daily minimum) Two person crew. Filming on our Black Magic Professional Camera with on board sound or boom mic as appropriate.
Additional services offered at additional fees.
LIGHTS $50 hour
CASTING $25 base plus $25 per character (Not including pay for talent.)
PHOTOGRAPHY $30 hr alone $20 hr added to filming
DIRECTING $35 hr alone $20 hr added to filming
DIGITAL PACKAGING DESIGN $75
DVD BURNING $5 or $10 each w/pkg BLU RAY $6 or $12 each w/pkg
PROMOTIONS $10 hour from home $25 hour on location

Editing
REEL- $75 Up to 2 minutes. Three clips (provided). Includes titles, sound clean up, color correction and music. One DVD. Add $15 each for additional clips and $10 each for downloading, ripping, or format transfer of clips. $5 each additional DVD.
COMMERCIAL / CREATIVE - $60 an hour. Includes titles, music, color correction, sound clean up, cropping, and effects.

Packages
EVENT PACKAGE $350- One Hour Consultation. Two person crew filming and photography for up to 4 hours. Basic Edit with addition of titles and music. DVD design, printing and packaging. 2 DVD copies Additional DVD's w/ packaging $10

COMMERCIAL PACKAGE $500- One Hour Consultation. Writing, casting, and directing services, Two or Three person crew with lights for up to 2 hours. Full service edit with titles, music, sound clean up and color correction. Upload to You Tube and/or DVD.

MUSIC VIDEO PACKAGE $550- One Hour Consultation. Writing, casting, and directing services, Two or Three person crew with lights for up to 2 hours. Full service edit with titles, music, sound clean up and color correction. Upload to You Tube and/or DVD.

SHORT FILM PACKAGE $1000 Two Hour Consultation. Writing, casting, and directing services, Two or Three person crew with lights for up to 8 hours over one day. Full service edit of up to 14 hours with titles, music, sound clean up and color correction. Upload to You Tube and/or DVD.

FILM REVEIWS
For a review of your completed film send a DVD or BLU RAY to Rhonda Parker 27 West Ave Albion N.Y. 14411. Email poster and other promotional materials to rhonda@beaveralleystudios.com. Send links trailers or IMDB also. Discs will not be returned. Allow up to 14 days after receipt for review to be posted.

Expedited FILM REVEIW For a review to be posted within 5 days send a link along with promotional materials to rparker8@my.genesee.edu. Use paypal to pay the one time fee of $10. Payment in no way changes the content of the review.

Film reveiws are essential to any marketing strategy and make for great advertising to reach target audiences.

FILM SCHOOL
$500 Introductory Price (normally $600). Save $100 with early sign up! (limited to 20 students)
No grades just work at your own pace learning! A hands on, flexibly scheduled school on scriptwriting, acting, producing, directing, technical, editing and promoting. You receive with a Reel and DVD of completed short films to show for your efforts. Final Projects will be shown at a public screening. Tuition includes script writing classes/workshops , casting, producing, directing, promoting and basic technical instruction, 5 to 8 completed short films or music videos to act in and/or direct. One on One editing sessions. A 2 min reel of your acting, directing or editing work. A DVD's of the completed short films. IMDB credit for all the films that you worked on. Retain full ownership in your project with screening, selling and festival rights. (Studio shares some of these rights but will not enter your film into festivals.)
A La Carte Classes- (All of the following are included at a discounted rate in Beaver Alley Film School)
Script Writing-
Basic scriptwriting class and workshop $170 Includes two months of script writing classes, peer workshop and detailed instructor feedback on up to two short scripts. This class is conducted partly or fully online to fit with your schedule. Feature Film scriptwriting class and workshop $250 Includes three months of script writing classes, peer workshop and detailed instructor feedback throughout the writing process. This class is conducted partly or fully online to fit with your schedule.
Individual Class- $50 attend one physical 3 hour class or workshop. Does not include detailed script analysis.
Producing, Directing, Effects, Acting, etc Classes/ includes 4 months of hands on production and the completed project DVD $350 Includes classes where you learn producing, directing, effects, casting, fund-raising, IMDB, festivals, promoting, and acting. Acting, Producing and Directing will be learning "on the job" with roles that interest you in your own and your classmates films. Includes screening of finished projects. Editing Session, Reel $250 Basic Editing Training. 10-12 hours of personalized hands on instruction. DVD or Reel or Short film project.



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