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A Standing Still

Written, Directed, Produced & Shot

by Scott Ballard

A Standing Still revolves around a young recluse, Allison (Sara Robbin) who struggles with the future in the midst of loss and displacement. When a family emergency calls her away from her job as a fire lookout in the Willamette National Forest early, she is forced to face her present and the past that has led her there.

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2014 - Feature Film - S16mm, 35mm, HD


2016 - WINNER Best Feature - Laughlin International Film Festival    

2015 - WINNER Best Actress - Colorado International Film Festival    

2014 - WINNER Best Feature - Massachusetts Independent Film Festival                                                                  

2014 - WINNER Best Feature - Mt. Hood Independent Film Festival

2014 - WINNER Best Cinematography - Massachusetts Independent Film Festival

2014 - WINNER Best Cinematography - Arizona International Film Festival                                                                       

2014 - WINNER Best Cinematography - Williamsburg International Film Festival

2014 - AUDIENCE CHOICE Best Feature - Columbia Gorge International Film Festival

2014 - NOMINATED Best Actress - Madrid International Film Festival

2014 - NOMINATED Best Original Script - Madrid International Film Festival

2014 - NOMINATED Best Supporting Actor - Madrid International Film Festival

2015 - Official Selection - Joshua Tree International Film Festival

2015 - Official Selection - Big Island Film Festival

2015 - Official Selection - Riverside International Film Festival

2015 - Official Selection - Cinema On The Bayou Film Festival

2014 - Official Selection - Louisville International Film Festival

2014 - Official Selection - Landlocked Film Festival     

2014 - Official Selection - Ohio Independent Film Festival     

2014 - Official Selection - Eugene International Film Festival     

2015 - Official Selection - Yosemite International Film Festival         



Starring Sara Robbin

with Katie O'Grady, Ted Rooney, Tanya Smith, Jana Lee Hamblin, Joe Haege, Dave Morales, Morgan Hobart, Eric McGarry, Megan Carver & Rachael Perrel.

Written, Directed & Shot by Scott Ballard, Produced by Meghan Lybrand, Scott Ballard & Jordan Eusebio, Line Producer - Meghan Lybrand, Camera Assistant - Daniella Gleeson, Sound - Jordan Eusebio, Editor - Kelly McGillicuddy, With Special Assistance by Matt Sipes, Darin Joye & Edward Davee

Shot on location in Portland, OR; Cannon Beach, OR; Willamette National Forest; Bellingham, WA