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‘The Encouragement Clown’ – Short Film Shoot

This weekend I had the chance to act as the director of photography for Robert James Haynes's hilarious and absurd short film, 'The Encouragement Clown'. Here's the synopsis: "After fellow coworkers ignore his 'amazing' presentation, Barry calls upon the help of his encouragement clown, Professor Giggles, to further prove his point." We had a fantastic one day shoot with a great cast and crew. You can check out some behind the scenes photos at the bottom of the page, but first here are some shots straight from the camera: And here are some behind the scenes photos from [...]

By | November 10th, 2015|Blog, Photos, Short film|1 Comment

‘Drastic Measures’ is now online!

What better way to start 2015, than with a sci-fi short? I will be posting a blog about detailing more about the actual production of the short film in a couple of days, but in the meantime here is a quick refresher: Found near death and alone, a hiker is rushed to a remote Texas ranch house for aid. A medical chopper is on it’s way, but as her rescuers will soon find out, some things are just better left lost. Without further ado, 'Drastic Measures'. Thanks for watching! -Christine

By | January 15th, 2015|Blog, Short film, Uncategorized, Video|0 Comments

‘Drastic Measures’ officially selected

Escaping Westlawn Productions is proud to announce that 'Drastic Measures' is an official selection of the 2014 Horrible Imaginings Film Festival in San Diego! 'Drastic Measures' now has a page on the Horrible Imaginings website that includes the synopsis, production stills, teaser trailer, and a blurb on writer/director Christine Carstairs. Here's the link For a complete listing of films screening at this year's Horrible Imaginings Festival please visit: So, if you happen to be in San Diego on Sunday, October 11th, 'Drastic Measures' screens in the Sc-fi Short Film block at 2pm. Check it out!

By | September 14th, 2014|Blog, Short film|0 Comments

‘Drastic Measures’ Trailer is now up!

The teaser trailer for the horror short 'Drastic Measures' from Escaping Westlawn Productions is now live!  See it here: Drastic Measures - Short Film Teaser Trailer from Christine Carstairs on Vimeo. Be sure to leave us some feedback below and follow writer/director Christine Carstairs on Twitter (@DSLR_Girl)

By | October 25th, 2013|Blog, Short film, Video|0 Comments