os•ti•na•to (ˌɒs tɪˈnɑ toʊ)

a musical pattern, as a melodic figure, repeated continuously throughout a composition.

"Ostinato" follows Olivia on what appears to be a normal day at the bank she works at; however when masked men break in to rob the safe Olivia's world begins to spiral out of control.

"Winner of Audience Award"
Ostinato was created in 2 days for the San Antonio 48 Hour Film Project (2013)

Crew Details

Directed by Ryan Robins
Cinematography by Evan Burns
Produced by Matt Cooper
Executive Produced by Eugene Lochman, Ryan Robins, Matt Cooper, Perla Portillo and Omar Sebita
Associate Produced by Caleb Ward and Benjamin Mathis
Art Direction by Perla Portillo

Story by All members of the Allen Smithee Crew
Screenplay by Ryan Robins, Evan Burns and Matt Cooper

Sarah Adams as Olivia Nickleby
Chase Austin as Nikolai
Andrew Worley as Bill the Bank Manager
Jelani Jones as Lucian
Miguel Serrano as Alexander
Crystal Chaney as Kelly
Xiomara Bermudez as Jamie
Cody Pottkotter as Jesse the assistant manager
Jose Aremdariz as Bank Customer
Candice Russell as Bank Customer
Joel Navarro as Bank Customer
Matt Cooper as Bank Customer
Juan Torres as Bank Customer
Eugene Hawkins as Bank Customer

Additional Crew
Production Manager Joel Navarro
Unit Production Manager Justin Carpenter
Assistant Director Xiao Cui
Assistant Art Director Brad Gwartney
Wardrobe Greg Veals
Hair and Makeup Candice Russell
Illustrations by Caleb Ketchersid and Alexander Sparks
Property Manager Angie Lochman
Location Sound Recorder Hirotaka Ishii
Visual Effects Artist Caleb Ward
Assistant Camera Connor Bynum
Key Grip Eugene Hawkins
Production Assistants Juan Torres and Luis Saucedo
Still Photographer Justin Carpenter
Music Supervisor Matt Cooper
Music Coordinator Xiao Cui
Colorist Evan Burns
Edited by Ryan Robins and Evan Burns

Special Thanks to Wayne and Cheri Robins

Produced by Tektite Studios in association with O.S. Productions

48 Hour Film Project Specifications (Everything must be done ins 48 Hours)

Character: Olivia Nickelby, Illustrator
Prop: Trophy
Line of Dialogue: "Why am I here?"

Ostinato was filmed on a Canon 5D Mark iii with the experimental Magic Lantern Raw firmware.

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