To celebrate the upcoming completion of
Devil’s Five feature film, look at the behind-the-scenes photos from Terry R. Wickham’s atmospheric suspense segment Abandoned.
Filmmaker Terry R. Wickham did his best to utilize the creep factor of one of the large locations used for the movie. Photo Jason Paluck
Actress Siakie Tetteh is super excited to play “Billie Winters” in Abandoned. Here Sound Recordist Patrick Reilly mics her up. Photo Jevon Duff
Director of Photography Adrian Popescu (right) and 1st AC Giorgio Savona (left) prepare for a cool slider shot in the guts of an Abandoned looney bin. Photo Jason Paluck
This photo of Production Designer Michelle Rickert and actress Siakie Tetteh was taken right after Abandoned wrapped Principal Photography at Pilgrim State Hospital 7/24/16. Photo Jevon Duff
The places Abandoned was filmed, left lots of room for Director Terry R. Wickham to construct tension. Here Production Assistant Matthew Meehan prepares for the shoot inside the dilapidated structure. Photo Jason Paluck
The production team had some nice discussions, like this deep one actor Aaron Mathias (far left) is leading outside Pilgrim State Hospital. DP Adrian Popescu (hat & sun glasses), Sound Recordist for the day Mark Goldberg (middle), Siakie Tetteh and Terry Wickham (far right) listen. Photo Jevon Duff
Sound Recordist Patrick Reilly is rocking in the run-down locale of Abandoned. Photo Jason Paluck
Abandoned was photographed in multiple locations. This one was a dead end cul-de-sac near an deserted playground. Cinematographer Adrian Popescu lines up a shot on 4/24/16. Photo Jevon Duff
The production of Abandoned made full use of places like this that had been neglected and left to rot for years. 7/23/16 Photo Jason Paluck
Make-Up Artist Regina Tune (near left of center) enjoys her time on the set of Abandoned. Left to right Steadicam Operator Mark Goldberg (far left) sets up his rig with DP Adrian Popescu. Actress Siakie Tetteh looks pretty in pink while talking to Sound Recordist Pat Reilly, PA Jevon Duff stands listening (far right) on 7/23/16. Photo Jason Paluck
The moving pictures DP Adrian Popescu captured on 4/23/16 were stunning to say the least. Photo Jason Paluck
Actors Aaron Mathias (playing “Steve Timmons”) and Siakie Tetteh made their most of their shooting time on Abandoned 4/23/16. Photo Jason Paluck
Director Terry R. Wickham listens to the wonderful sound Patrick Reilly is recording on 4/23/16. Photo Jason Paluck
The crew on the last shooting day of Abandoned consisted of (left to right): Sound Recordist Mark Goldberg, Production Designer Michelle Rickert, DP Adrian Popescu, actress Siakie Tetteh, Director Terry R. Wickham and actor Aaron Mathias. Photo Jevon Duff 7/24/16. Photo Jevon Duff
Director Terry R. Wickham directs his cast & crew for the second shot of the 1st shooting day on Abandoned 4/23/16. Photo Jason Paluck
Production Assistant/Still Photography Jevon Duff shots into the monitor while filming on 4/24/16. Production Coordinator/Editor/Still Photography Jason Paluck stands on right with 1st AC Giorgio Savona on right. Photo Jevon Duff
This photo captures just a tiny portion of the massive deserted lunatic asylum. Sound Recordist Pat Reilly prepares to use his boom, with 1st AC Giorgio Savona is in the distance. Photo Jason Paluck
Filming at the power plant @ Pilgrim State Hospital, (L to R) Sound Recordist Mark Goldberg w/boom, Siakie Tetteh, DP Adrian Popescu, actor Aaron Mathias and filmmaker Terry Wickham. Photo Jevon Duff
Adrian Popescu films a slider shot amongst the debris-strewn nut house. Photo Jason Paluck
You can tell the two stars of Abandoned Aaron Mathias and Siakie Tetteh really enjoyed their experience on the last shooting day 7/24/16 in Brentwood, NY. Photo Jevon Duff
This was to be the 2nd shot of the first day of filming but unfortunately it had to be Abandoned when the production found it necessary to vacate this particular structure on 4/23/16. Photo Jason Paluck
Production Designer Michelle Rickert operates the slate on 4/24/16 while Adrian Popescu (kneeling) shots a cool shot through the front windshield of “Steve’s” car in Abandoned. Photo Jevon Duff.
Siakie Tetteh is breathtaking as “Billie Winters” in Abandoned. Here she’s photographed in the movie by photographer “Steve Timmons played by Aaron Mathias. Photo by Jason Paluck 4/23/16
The power plant at Pilgrim State Hospital fit perfectly as the enormous uninhibited place for Abandoned. Look at the crew below to gage it’s vast circumference, this will give you a little idea of it’s monstrous size. Photo Jevon Duff
The teamwork on Abandoned was tight knit. The small production team Wickham handpicked filmed in some historic, legendary locations that make the movie look sensational. The filmmaker will always be appreciative of everyone’s efforts and willingness to venture into the decrepit places chosen to film Abandoned. Photo Jason Paluck
After Abandoned wrapped, Director Terry R. Wickham smiles knowing there was nobody better than Siakie Tetteh to play “Billie Winters” in Abandoned. Photo Jevon Duff on 7/24/16
Please enjoy this photo gallery in celebration of final post production phase of The Devil’s Five segment for the upcoming horror-thriller DEVIL’S FIVE.
Writer/Director Terry R. Wickham and Editor Kris Ramsey are putting something together a little something special for the End Credits that everyone should enjoy.
Terry R. Wickham (center) directs actor Ed Gorman (Ambulance Driver) during the shoot for The Devil’s Five segment, while actress Diana Noris (Vala Schneider) stands near at the old Grumman airport runway Calverton, NY
Director of Photography Edwin M. Figueroa prepares to film a Interrogation Room Scene. Kevin Cusick (Detective Armitage) applies eye drops, while Sound Recordist Patrick Reilly stands ready with boom mic and Ralf Scheepers (Ansell Schneider) sits patiently.
The cast & crew of The Devil’s Five had a special visitor at the airport runway in Calverton before the shoot began Saturday September 19th, 2015.
Make-Up Artist Sarah Cruz prepares Vanessa Michelle Charles (Corporal Hamilton) for Police Front Desk scene in The Devil’s Five.
Candy Nairovy (Officer Pope) is armed for good reason in The Devil’s Five
Action is the name of the game in The Devil’s Five. DP Edwin Figueroa talks to David Denowitz (Captain Friedkin), while Director Terry Wickham goes over the scene scene with his Devil’s Five Partner George Brianka who plays Mister Jingles in the segment. Make-Up Artist Sarah Cruz listens in distance. At the same time Stunt Coordinator Matt Solazzo prepares actress Diana Noris (Vala Schneider) who’s barely on screen on far right. Actress Sarah Haruko (Detective Hannigan) standing back to us center, takes it all in.
Actress Diana Noris and Sound Recordist Pat Reilly chill between setups on the airport runway in Calverton.
1st AC John Galeano prepares one of the RED cameras during the shooting of TDF at Riverhead Town Hall basement.
Terry Wickham directs Ed Gorman (Ambulance Driver), while Lauren Dougherty (Nurse Davenport) and Richard Kern (Dr. Goode) listen in Calverton, NY.
Special Make-Up Effects Artist Church Haley airbrushes Diana Noris to play Vala Schneider in TDF.
Production Designer Michelle Rickert middle in distance prepares the bloodbath inside the ambulance. Key Grip Michael Goguey (bottom left) and Special Make-Up Effects Artist Church Haley (bottom right) do their part to fill the medical transport vehicle with carnage.
DP Edwin Figueroa films Ralf Scheepers (Ansell Schneider) while AC John Galeano and AC Guillermo Cameo stand ready to assist in Riverhead, NY
On September 27, 2015 the Harvest Moon shone bright over the The Devil’s Five shoot in Calverton, New York.
Producer/actor Richard Kern, Jesse Ray Sheps (Devin), Nadie Lahaie (Babs), Lawrence Levy (Beat-up Business Man) and Michael Pope (Cloaked Figure) seem to be enjoying the TDF shoot in Riverhead, NY.
Writer/Director Terry R. Wickham was real happy to be work again with his Devil’s Five Partner/TDF DP Edwin M. Figueroa on the airport runway set in Calverton, NY.
Producer/Director Terry R. Wickham has chosen DooSoo “Dooks” Kim to Edit Gruesome Threesome.
Wickham says, “I was very impressed with Dooks reel which showed off all his talents as a DP, photographer and editor. I love his positive attitude and the factor his is a complete visual storyteller should gel well with my vision of Tim Clark’s script. I can’t wait to work with him.”
DooSoo “Dooks” Kim is a cinematographer, photographer, video editor and all around story teller. He says, “Visual image is my life, I have travelled the world capturing stories and I express it in every way I can in my work. Positivity, happiness and creative thinking, all virtues I practice everyday to keep my momentum going.”