"Beautiful" is the story of two lovers whose lives are forever altered by the events of WWII. Aiming to create an intense, tragic, and moving experience that showcases the most powerful bond: Love. "Beautiful" utilizes the underlying connection between two lovers through dramatic, isolated shots, an eerie desaturated color palette, and muted audio to display a powerful memory. War is tragic on all fronts; "Beautiful" is a reminder of this.
Director: John Byron Hanby, IV
Executive Producer: John Byron Hanby, IV
Producer: John Byron Hanby, IV,
Screenwriter: John Byron Hanby, IV
Cinematographer: John Byron Hanby, IV
Editor: John Byron Hanby, IV
Production Designer: John Byron Hanby, IV
Sound Designer: John Byron Hanby, IV
Music: Lana Del Rey
Additional Credits: Assistant Camera 1: Michael Castoro, Assistant Camera 2: Nick Frost, Assistant Camera 3: Andrew Sander, Production Assistant: Ava Palmo, Production Assistant: Alena Hanby
Principal Cast: John Byron Hanby, IV, Magda Conteras, Michael Castoro
When I was 8 years old, I became fascinated with filmmaking. At age 9, I produced my first documentary on Tukong Moosul Martial Arts. Since then, I have produced dozens of short films, documentaries, and corporate videos. My goal is to inspire others in the same was I was inspired by film.
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John Byron Hanby, IV