Paisley Media

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PAISLEY MEDIA is a content creation company that builds on Michelle’s desire to expand her expertise in film to include all facets of the process of taking a script to screen. The company serves as a skill and story development incubator, with the goal being to expand from award-winning short visual projects to the production of a feature film.

SHORT FILM: CHAOS MANAGEMENT (2015)

CHAOS Slumber An exhausted female professional deals with an early morning distraction in her own unique way. Chaos Management explores how relative “normal” responses are, when someone leads a life that isn’t quite “normal”.  This is the first short film shot with Director of Photography, Kenneth Lau.

Festivals: Bare Bones International Film and Music Festival, Malibu West Film Awards, Hollywood Dreamz International Film Festival, Valley Film Festival, Covellite International Film Festival, Martialcon, Go West Fest, Austin Revolution Film Festival, Northern Virginia (NOVA) International Film and Music Festival, Vancouver International Women in Film Festival, Action on Film International Film Festival

MUSIC VIDEO: HEY YOU (2014)

Dancers1Hey You is the first video for the latest album from The Land of Deborah. Filmed at Go Studios, it features dancer/choreographer Maxine Chadburn, and fellow dancer Kelly McInnes in a moving interpretation of a song that speaks to everyone’s need for connection and support. Hey You was shot by Leo nominated Director of Photography, Thomas Billingsley.

Festivals: Action On Film International Film Festival, Northern Virginia (NOVA) International Film Festival

SHORT FILM: A RENDEZVOUS (2012)

CL Haggquist/Bronwen SmithTwo women arrive for a clandestine meeting on a quiet rooftop, late at night. The city lives on around them, but they don’t notice.   It’s a private rendezvous. As the evening exposes personal demons, we learn that the more we see, the less we know.  A Rendezvous reunites the production team behind the music video, Pocket of Heaven, and stars Catherine Lough Haggquist and Bronwen Smith.

Festivals: Premio Cinematografico Palena, Action On Film International Film Festival, Vancouver Queer Film Festival, Movieville International Film Festival

Distribution: ShortsTV (arranged through ASA Films Inc. and available on DirectTV)

MUSIC VIDEO: POCKET OF HEAVEN (2010)

Pocket of Heaven features Vancouver singer/songwriter, The Land of Deborah, in her music video debut. The theme of the video is, “My Life as Video”.  Her performance is cut with a collage of images and phrases that provide a snapshot of who is, The Land of Deborah.

Crew: Director of Photography –  Thomas Billingsley, Editor – Preston Kanak, Make-Up – Hayley Miller, Grip – Tim Hall, Music Engineer – Nick Tyzio, Stills Photography – Michelle Lamberson. (Pocket of Heaven Gallery)

Festivals: Action On Film International Film Festival, Silicon Valley Film Festival, The Indie Can Film Festival.

Pocket of Heaven is now available on YouTube and iTunes. 

SHORT FILM: POTLUCK (2009)

A flower child of the sixties and her straight-laced daughter are more alike than they know as they have separate but parallel afternoons dealing with the daughter’s impending nuptials to a police officer. Sometimes saying “I do”, means asking your mother to “just say no”.

Festivals: The Action On Film International Film Festival, The Broad Humor Film Festival.

(Photo courtesy of Marc Baker)

PLEASE SEE THE VIDEO SECTION OF THIS WEBSITE FOR:  HEY YOU, and A RENDEZVOUS.

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