2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16



"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
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