ECHO LAKE WAS MADE ON A MICRO-BUDGET WITH A SKELETON CREW, POWERED BY THE DETERMINATION OF A FEW PASSIONATE FILMMAKERS, LED LIGHTING, AND WHEN NECESSARY... JERKY DIPPED IN PEANUT BUTTER. WE SHOT ON LOCATION IN LASSEN NATIONAL PARK, MT. BALDY, BIG BEAR LAKE AND LOS ANGELES.

BTS Bar Shot
BTS Bar Shot

Setting up a shot at the Crest Bar in La Canada.

BTS Creek B-Roll
BTS Creek B-Roll

DP, Andy, grabs a cutaway from a creek up in Lassen

BTS night in the woods
BTS night in the woods

How many people do you need to set up a 12x12 to mimic moonlight?

Slate City
Slate City

1st AC, Donald, slates the wide shot of the birthday party scene.

BTS Swimming Scene
BTS Swimming Scene

Andy and Sam prepare to get wet for cinema.

BTS
BTS

DP Andy Rydzewski preps a shot above Crystal Lake.