Sunday, December 11, 2011

Cambodia Film Production

Camerado SE Asia has been located in Southeast Asia since 2005, servicing film productions in Cambodia, Thailand, and beyond.

The company is directed by award-winning producer, Jason Rosette, who maintains a list of qualified local fixers, crew, location staff, and more.

Find our more at the Camerado website, and send us an inquiry with any of your regional film production needs in Cambodia or Thailand.

Monday, October 24, 2011

From the land of 'Breaking Bad': the Albuquerque, New Mexico road movie 'Lost in New Mexico', on iTunes


From the land of 'Breaking Bad': Camerado's 2nd feature, the  road movie, 'Lost in New Mexico: the Strange Tale of Susan Hero' ('Great Road Pic' - Angelika Entertainment), now available on Apple iTunes for download and rental ->http://itunes.apple.com/us/mov​ie/lost-in-new-mexico/id470893​805 SYNOPSIS: Accompanied by her illegal immigrant companion, a woman desperate to clone her deceased child steals cash and heads across country in search of a maverick animal cloning expert who says he can help her. A pioneering, risk-taking film, produced in New Mexico with 100% local cast and crew BEFORE any local state production incentives were in place - helping pave the way for Albuquerque to become MovieMaker magazine's 'Ten Best Cities to Live, Work, and Make Movies' !

Get more info@ http://www.lostinnewmexico.com
Also available on iTunes, Camerado's indie classic documentary, 'BookWars' ('Terrific'- LA Times) -> http://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/bookwars/id300214295  SYNOPSIS: the gritty world of New York City street booksellers told in a remarkable story that chronicles their lives, loves and their unique perspectives on life. Made on location by an actual street bookseller. Watch as the Mayor, the NYPD, and the University try to shut them down!
Get more information about Camerado's ongoing productions and media efforts @ http://www.camerado.com









Saturday, September 17, 2011

Cambodian Garment Factory Workers Leaving Factory Gate (End of Day) - Cambodia

Cambodian garment factory workers leaving at the end of the day; from USAID funded video series produced by Camerado (www.camerado.com), currently in production September 2011



Sunday, August 14, 2011

Documentaries & Development Communications by CAMERADO

DOCUMENTARIES & DEVELOPMENT MEDIA



Sample clip from video #1 of USAID funded Cambodia MSME video series (delivered with final approvals January 16, 2012). 
Compare against draft of script from same video, below, by writer/director J Rosette of Camerado SE Asia





'CRISIS: Land Alienation in Ratanakiri'
Written & Directed by Jason Rosette of Camerado SE Asia 
CLIENT: The NGO Forum on Cambodia
Script for CRISIS below (compare to final video)





'HAVE FOREST HAVE LIFE'
Written & Directed by Jason Rosette of Camerado SE Asia 
CLIENTS: Wildlife Alliance, Conservation International, FFI
Script for Have Forest Have Life below (compare to final video)

SCD CAMBODIA Children's Center
Written, Directed and Narrated  by Jason Rosette of Camerado SE Asia 
CLIENT: SCD Cambodia Childrens Center

From 'BOOKWARS' ('Terrific' - LA Times)
Written, Directed and Narrated by Jason Rosette of Camerado [us]
Official Website: www.bookwarsmovie.com
BookWars (Complete Transcript with Visuals)

VOICEOVER & NARRATION

CAMERADO - Narration Sample #2 (health care video) by camerado
CAMERADO - Narration Sample #3 (Oxfam) by camerado
CAMERADO - Narration Sample #4 (Documentary) by camerado

PUBLICATIONS
Entertainment-Education (E-E) in the Cambodian Context

Monday, June 27, 2011

Ongoing Filmography & Portfolio for Writer/Director & Filmmaker Jason Rosette of CAMERADO


PAT & LLOYD'S FINAL COUNTDOWN (estimate 2015) Comedy Feature in Development to shoot in Louisiana, USA. Writer & Director,  J Rosette - Somewhere in America, two itinerant blender salesmen run afoul of the law when their counterfeit products go haywire with deadly, blood-drenched, yet hilarious consequences. ** An American Gothic comedy **  Script complete, WGA # 1231331 


FREEDOM DEAL (estimated 2013) Dramatic Feature in Active Development to shoot in Cambodia and Thailand. Writer & Director J Rosette -  Spring 1970. President Nixon orders a military incursion into neutral Cambodia, unwittingly unleashing a legion of horrifying diembodied ghosts known as 'Arbs'. A young Cambodian boy singlehandly rescues downed US soldier while evading the Arbs and foiling Khmer Rouge guerillas as he journeys to the safety of the provincial capital.Script complete, WGA # 1467328 (Facebook PageSee Video scene sampler )


UNSPECIFIED ANIMATED MARTIAL ARTS FEATURE (2011) Co-writer, J Rosette - Cowriter of major animated martial arts feature project produced by Bangkok, Thailand-based animation leader. (Complete details to be listed upon release of picture, as per NDA with client). Added scenes, solved plotpoint dilemmas, developed characters, and amped up dialogue to final polish based the non-native English Chinese themed first rough draft. 


BURMA BONG (2011) Documentary Director, Camera, Editing J Rosette - A group of hikers leave their passports behind as they trek from Thailand into the Karen controlled jungles of Myanmar.  To celebrate their crossing, the locals hack a living bamboo bong from the forest floor and fire it up with the finest greenbud. Video, 10:00


I'M SORRY I FORGOT (2010) Doc-Fiction Hybrid Director, Camera, Editing J Rosette - An unexpected encounter with an orangutan at a Cambodian zoo.Video, RT 1:00 [See on Youtube] Official Selection 2011 Florida Film Festival


Editor  PIRATE'S CURSE (release pending) TV Movie  Editor, J Rosette - Horror thriller shot on the high seas in the Gulf of Thailand. Produced by Studio Asia Ltd [See scene]

Editor MEGAFON 'PARTY' (2010) Editor for TVC, 'Party' by MegaFon [See it]

Festival  BANGKOK INDIEFEST (est. 2010) Founder, Director, Programmer, Co-organizer, 
J Rosette [Official SiteFacebook]

Crew   BORN SWEET (2010) Documentary  Location Manager &; Coordinator in Cambodia, J Rosette - "Arsenic-laced water has poisoned a 15 year old boy from a small rural village in Cambodia" Dir., Cynthia Wade; production services by Camerado SE Asia


LOST IN NEW MEXICO: the strange tale of Susan Hero' (2009) Dramatic Feature Writer, Director, Co-Editor J Rosette; with Jaime Estrada, Drea Pressley - Accompanied by her illegal immigrant companion, a woman desperate to clone her deceased child steals cash and heads across country in search of a maverick animal cloning expert who says he can help her. Video, RT 85:00 [See TrailerOfficial Site; Facebook]  Official Selections: Route 66 Film Festival, Riverside International Film Festival, International Panorama of Independent Film 




VUTH LEARNS TO ROCK (2008) Rockumentary Dir., Camera, Editing J Rosette; with Vuth Tep and Jun 'Rocker' A young Cambodian named Vuth learns about Rock and Roll for the first time. Video, RT 8:00 [See on Vimeo; DVD] Official Selections: 2009 Florida Film Festival, 2011 Vientianale Film Festival (Laos)
Festival CAMBOFEST, Cambodia Film Festival (est. 2007/2550)
Founder, Director, Programmer, Co-organizer, J Rosette [Official Site; Facebook]


HOLLYWOOD BLACKOUT (2006) Mockumentary Director, Camera, Editing J Rosette; Written by Tim Merril and J Rosette (score by  Arijan Jansonius) -  A blackout in Hollywood interrupts the phone call of a lifetime, forcing struggling screenwriter Time Little to seek a place to charge up his phone. His final destination: the legendary (and publicly off-limits) Hollywood sign. Video, RT 15:00 [Teaser; DVD]


HAVE FOREST, HAVE LIFE (2006) Documentary Director, Co-writer, Editor, J Rosette - A documentary which explores the importance of conserving biodiversity in the remote Cardamom forest of Cambodia; produced for Wildaid (Wildlife Alliance), Conservation International, and Flora and Fauna International. Video, RT 24:30 [Watch on Google Video]

A DAY AT THE RACES (2006) Experimental Documentary - Director J Rosette - An impressionistic look at the annual great boat races in Phnom Penh Cambodia. With cameo appearance by Sambo the elephant. Video, RT 5:15 [See on Youtube; DVD]


MOTO CAMBODIA (aka The Commute -  2006) Documentary Director & Editor, J Rosette - A frenetic documentary of a morning commute through the chaotic streets of Phnom Penh, Cambodia--from the motorcycle's point of view.Video, RT 3:00 [See on Vimeo] Official Selection: 2011 Vientianale Film Festival (Laos)


CRISIS (2005) NGO Advocacy Documentary Co-writer, Director, Editor J Rosette - Documentary about landgrabbing in indigenous areas of rural Cambodia; produced for The NGO Forum on Cambodia Video, RT 15:00 [see trailer; watch on Google Video]


WISEACRE (2003) Comedy TV Pilot Director & Editor, J Rosette; Written by Mike Fewx and J Rosette; with Mike Fewx, Stephen Federbush, Gail Oakem, Jason Rosette, Michael Whitney, and Jeremy Rosen - A Manhattan children's theater troupe is turned upside down by the sudden arrival of demented children's theater impressario, Sammy Davis (Mike Fewx), who slowly and violently wrests control of the show away from the director. Video, RT 36:12 [Watch on Google Video]


IPHIGENIA IN KANSAS (2002) Writer, Director, Camera, Editor J Rosette; with Pernilla Sundblad - Atmospheric experimental video ranging from strawberry fields of Ohio to the pyramids of Tikal, Guatemala, 'Iphegenia in Kansas' is linked by an angelic blonde woman's (Pernilla Sundblad) search for flowers for her ever growing daisy-chain. Video, RT  12:00  [See on Vimeo]


Editorial LIFE ITSELF (20010) Editor, J Rosette - 'Life Itself' offers glimpses into the lives of three artists who work together at a San Francisco-based art studio for adults with disabilities. A series of vignettes slowly build portraits and hint at the broader aspects of their lives. [Film Page]


SURVIVOR ISLAND (2001) Writer & Director, J Rosette; with Andrew Rosette A reality TV spoof about an outdoor survivalist who relishes the comforts of civilization a little too much... Video RT 22:00


BOOKWARS (2000) Writer, Director, Editor, J Rosette - The award winning streetside documentary 'BookWars' is: the gritty world of New York City street booksellers, told in a remarkable story that chronicles their lives, their loves, and their unique perspectives on life. 'Terrific' - LA Times; 'Superb' - NY Film Critics Circle (and more) Winner, New York Underground Film Festival; IFP Gotham Award Nominee  RT 78:00/56:30 [see trailer on YoutubeOfficial Site; DVD; iTunes] Numerous festivals and broadcast venues worldwide


Editorial BENJAMIN SMOKE (2000) Additional Editing, J Rosette - 'What is the sound of queer Southern blues?'  Dirs. Jem Cohen, Peter Sillen 


Crew THE DESPERATE TRAIL (1995) Office Production Assistant, J Rosette - Dir., P.J. Pesce 


CHARLIE'S BOX (1994) Writer & Director, J Rosette; with Ralph Feliciello and Victoria Kelly - A Noirish psychological drama in the spirit of Cassavettes and Jim JarmuschNancy (Victoria Kelly) has just moved into an old Brooklyn apartment, when she discovers amongst her belongings a dusty package belonging to the former resident, 'Charlie'.  RT 14:50 & 14:50 version with commentary, both in one download/DVD [DVD] [Amazon Digital Download RENT * PURCHASE]


THE BRIDGE (1990) Writer & Director, J Rosette; with William Preston and Jon Gudmundsson -Experimental 16mm color. An old blind man (William Preston) encounters a stranger (Jon Gudmundsson) on a city bridge and tries to shake him from an existential crisis. The young man snaps out of it at last...but was it all just a dream? 16mm film RT 12:00


Crew TRUE BLOOD (1989) Driver, J Rosette - Dir., Frank Kerr


HORROR HAT (1989) Writer & Director, J Rosette; with Peter Ray and Eric Laster - A multicamera production in an absurdist Noir style, 'Horror Hat' open with our gumshoe hero Johnny W bound to a chair, a prisoner of his arch rival, 'The Moth'.  Johnny refuses to sing...until Moth brings out the Horror Hat. Video, RT 10:00 


BE NICE (1989) Writer & Director, J Rosette; with Charles Bolanos - A young man on the edge pours his heart out to the last thing he has left in New York city: a pet cat he carries in a brown paper bag.  But the more he open his soul to the innocent creature, the closer he comes to detroying it, until... Video, RT 20:00


NOVEMBER (1989) Writer & Director, J Rosette - Beatific Impressions of the filmmaker's Lower East Side neighborhood (Avenue B & 9th street, New York city), featuring disembodied hands raising eggs to the sky, old mannequin torsos, and weatherbeaten stuffed animals. Video, RT 9:00  [See on Vimeo]


MOSAIC MAN (1989) Writer & Director, J Rosette; with artist Jim Powers - A jazzy portrait of New York City street artist, Jim Powers, as he beutifies lamposts and sidewalks all the way down Broadway. Video, RT 6:00  [See on Vimeo]


SALT (1987) Writer & Director, J Rosette; with Peter Ray An absurdist parable, 'Salt' follows a man's obsessive search around New York City for the perfect salt shaker to compliment his meal.  Unfortunately, when he gets back to the dinner table, someone else has taken his place. 16mm RT: 7:00 


I, JANUS (1987) Writer & Director, J Rosette; with Peter Ray  - A man confonts his own demon which lurks in his bathroom mirror, and must decide whether to detroy - or embrace - his shadow figure. 16mm RT 4:00  [see on Youtube]


CHUCK (1987) Dir., J Rosette; with Charles Bolanos  - An experimental, frenetic,16mm visual subterranean pome shot on the nighttime subways of New York city. 16mm RT 6 min.  [See on Vimeo]


THE HITMAN (1980) Dir., J Rosette & Mark Aurelius  - With supreme Dad-ist logic, a body falls from an upstairs window, leading the Hitman (played by J Rosette) to hunt down and kill his best friend (Mark Aurelius) with a BB gun and firecrackers. RT 3 min. (see on Youtube)



Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Pay Per View: LOST IN NEW MEXICO (the strange tale of Susan Hero)

Camerado's 2nd feature the 'Great Road Pic' (Angelika Entertainment), the '21st century cloning road movie' (Library Journal), LOST IN NEW MEXICO now available on pay per view stream:



Monday, June 20, 2011

Production Services & Locations in Southeast Asia


Some locations in Southeast Asia from Camerado's ongoing library; we scout, manage, and coordinate for international film & TV shoots of all kinds.  Send a production services inquiry here.


Friday, June 17, 2011

How to get from Bangkok, Thailand to Phnom Penh, Cambodia overland - for only $10

Photos from my recent trip overland from Bangkok to Phnom Penh (overland: train, bus, moto, etc) ~ I've got it down pretty well now...total cost, around $10 from capital to capital. 

Check this blog again later for downloadable PDF explaining how to go overland from Bangkok to Phnom Penh for $10, with photos and complete directions, or email camerado@camerado.com for more info.

































































More pix and details later about the best way to cross the border without hassles or scams, as well as the best way to get the $5 bus to Phnom Penh on the other side...yielding a total cost of around $10 from Bangkok to Phnom Penh, overland 

Contact camerado@camerado.com with inquiries