I Hate Everything (dir. Jesus Garcia, Independent, 2016)


Comedy about a dysfunctional Mexican family.

Shot on location in Los Angeles in a fairground, private houses and streets. Helped in the rigging of the RED camera and in lighting complex set-ups including for a port-a-loo, ferris wheel and driving shots. Largest and most professional shoot, independent of university.

The Hostage (dir. Bryce Paul & Joshua D.W. Smith, 2016, UCSB)

Script Supervisor and Runner

Comedy about two incompetent kidnappers.

Conducted script supervision/continuity logs and

assisted on set lighting and setting up for green

screen. Gained invaluable experience on night

shoots and faking driving scenes.



Sawyer's Studio (dir. Ted Horning & Stefan Le, 2016, UCSB)

First Assistant Camera & Runner

About a troubled photographer lost in the wilderness, attempting to capture the ‘perfect photograph’.

Tasks included focus pulling, slating, mounting the camera onto tripod, slider, jib, & shoulder rigs; lens changes & cleaning; lighting; using a 5 in 1, LEDs, fresnels, diffusion, coloured gels; both in forest locations & within sound stage.


Fucked (dir. Pablo Riesgo, UCSB, 2016)

Associate Producer, Actor & Runner

Black comedy and part of the UC Santa Barbara 42 Hour Film Festival Challenge (the film was fully written, shot, & edited within 42 hours).

Acted the sardonic best friend, helped flesh out and write the idea, and generally assisted on set from lighting to script supervision.


Short Film

Contact Helena at helena@helenakorner.com