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We have always given a special spotlight to films that have come from our own community here. Since we started in San Diego, and have moved to Orange County, we now consider both locations for this showcase. It is odd thinking of that now that we are virtual for 2020, but it is also pretty darn cool that we get to showcase our people to an audience outside of our exact region!

When Scott reveals his dark, and quite specific, passion as a photographer to the women he loves, things don’t go as planned and he is soon forced to face the consequences.

"Wow! Something so real and so frightening. From the way it is captured through the lens to the intimacy of the blocking to the honesty of the characters to the real fear that this story strikes in me." -Programmer Jay Kay

Director: Karenssa LeGear comes from a long history of working in front of the camera, and on stage, as an actress and singer. In recent years she has finally stepped into the additional roles of Director, Producer, Casting Director, & Collaborative Screenwriter. Karenssa is a dual citizen of Australia & the U.S.A.

Director: John Freeman comes from a background behind the camera specializing as a director and cinematographer. Having been part of dozens of projects in San Diego and LA, John has worked on everything from music videos to feature films -bringing the make believe to life on the big screen for nearly a decade.

Over the past 5 years, Karenssa & John have worked together on numerous independent films in San Diego. “Capture” marks the duo’s first collaboration as co- writers, co-directors, and co-producers. They followed "Capture" with a 5 minute narrative dramatic short, "In the Absence of Eden", which became an official selection and semi-finalist for the 2019 Women Making A Scene International film project. Karenssa is currently working with the screenwriter on a feature film based on that short.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    15 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    John Freeman, Karenssa LeGear
  • Screenwriter
    John Freeman, Karenssa LeGear, Rory Kelly
  • Producer
    John Freeman, Karenssa LeGear
  • Cast
    Alan Vazquez, Karenssa LeGear
  • Cinematographer
    John Freeman
  • Editor
    John Freeman
  • Composer
    Keith Methven