short films

Dancin' Dan (2019)

This short film was created for the Take36 36 Hour film race.
a Cats and Beans production
Dancin’ Dan
Executive Producer - Joey Laurie
Producer - Jackson Laurie
Director - Alex Brooks
1st AD - Maximum James
1st AC - Adam Walsh
Director of Photography - Jackson Laurie
Composer - Caleb Carnell
Writers - Alex Brooks, Maximum James, Seth Boyle and Jackson Laurie
Editor - Maximum James
Assistant Editor - Jackson Laurie
Gaffer - Joe Brack
Key Grip - Cy Laurie
Best Boy - Blake Draper
Sound Recordist - Caleb Carnell
Foley Artists - Adam Walsh and Dylan Kitchen
Visual Effects Artist - Jackson Laurie
Graphic Artist - Joe Brack and Caleb Carnell


Dancin’ Dan - Seth Boyle
Stacy - Azela Renova
Derrick Fossil - Caleb Carnell
Fylan Fitchen -Dylan Kitchen
Balvin - Calvin Rhinesmith
Greg - Maximum James
Squash Guy - Blake Draper
Elon - Adam Walsh
Mitsuragi Representative - Joe Brack
Film Crew Member - Alex Brooks
Car Buyer - Jordana Nye
Car Buyer 2 - Nate Bray

Extras - Joey Laurie, Kurt Laurie, Price Toon, Ryan Crews, Giovanni Moreno, Mark Briggs, Mackenzie Boriano, Peyton Blumenshine, Troy Toon, and Amy Baptista

Special Thanks to Janelle King for allowing us to shoot in her parking lot.

The Indigo Crawl (2018)

This film was created for the Down To The Wire 24 hour film race.
created by
Jackson Laurie
Maximum James
Alex Brooks
Blake Draper
Adam Walsh
Caleb Carnell
Dylan Kitchen
Joe Brack
Azela Renova
© MMXVIII cats and beans, llc

Book Club (2017)

This film was created for the 2017 Down to the Wire 24 Hour Film Race. We were tasked with creating a film that contained 4 required elements in 24 hours. Our film won the audience favorite award and the best editing award.

Jackson Laurie - director, writer, cinematographer, editor, sound mixer, and colorist
Joey Laurie - producer
Maximum James - director, editor, and lead actor
Francesca Pacheco - writer, assistant director, and actor
Caleb Carnell - composer
Dylan Kitchen - lead actor, foley artist, and production assistant
Adam Walsh - actor, foley artist, and production assistant
Stephanie Sensanith - visual art, production sound, and actor
Blake Draper - actor, boom operator, and production assistant
Ryan Laetari - in-house musician, actor, and production assistant
Azela Renova - actor and production assistant
Price Toon - actor and production assistant
Michelle Furry - actor and production assistant
Cy Laurie - craft services 24 hour film
Calvin Rhinesmith - actor

© MMXVII cats and beans, llc