Waking Jed
Short Film

Waking Jed

A film by Shripriya Mahesh

Short Film. HDSLR.
As C.K. Williams observes his son Jed, in the special moments just before waking, he remembers a phase of his childhood dominated by the sounds of the dark, a strange woman across the courtyard and his stern father.

Based on the poems The Color of Time and Waking Jed from the collection TAR, by Pulitzer prize-winning poet C.K. Williams.

This short film is part of the collaborative feature film, The Color of Time.

Currently in Post-Production

Older CK – James Franco
CK’s mother – Jessica Chastain
Young CK – Zachary Unger
CK’s father – Vince Jolivette
Jed – Davis Geyer
Woman in window – Kimberley Harsch

Cinematographer – Pedro Gomez Milan
First Assistant Camera – Alex Grossfeld
B-Cam – Bruce Thierry Chung, Edna Luise Biesold
Second AC – Jen Whalen

DIT – Eric Steele

Gaffer – Chad Dougherty
Key Grip – David Wagenaar
Grips – Devon Green and Eric Gavlinski

1st AD – Cedric Vara
2nd AD – Claire Skowronek
UPM – Benjamin Williams

Line Producer – Tati Barrantes
Production Manager – Cathy Yan

Script Supervisor – Sarah-Violet Bliss

Sound Recordist – Alexis Gambis
Boom Operator – Joshua Browne

Production Designer – Maki Takenouchi
Art Director – Erick Donaldson
Props Master – Brittin RIchter

Costume Designer – Brenda Abbandandolo
Hair/Make-up – Amber Crowe

Still Photographer – Anna Kooris

Editors – Sara Shaw and Shripriya Mahesh

Producers – Miles Levy, Vince Jolivette, Shruti Ganguly

Written and Directed by – Shripriya Mahesh