WSF Productions picks up four awards at the 48 HFP Detroit Horror Project for their short film ‘Negative Space’–see how they put together this short film in their BST trailer

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Jake Weber Heather Irvine Allie Romero Ben Harris Matthew McCracken Freddy Scott Fil Romero Kacey Cabanban Samantha Henning Rabeya Ali Nicole Bleifeld Alexis McCree Erica Theros — with Fil Romero, Matthew McCracken, Jake Weber, Samantha Henning, Freddy Scott and Allie Romero.

Ypsilanti based WSF Production’s “Negative Space,” created for this year’s Horror 48 Hour Film Project: Detroit.  won four awards! Winning 2nd Place overall, Group B Audience Choice, Best Lighting, and Best Actor.

WSF Productions, LLC is a group of young, award-winning filmmakers located in Ypsilanti, Michigan. The group specializes in the creation of short films, documentaries, and web-based video content.

Founded in 2015,  WSF (which stood for Who Shot First, the name has since changed and for branding purposes is known as WSF) Productions, LLC, includes team members Heather Irvine, Nicole Bleifeld, Jake Weber, and Allie Romero.

WSF Productions started in 2015 when Allie Romero, the founder, came across the Ypsi 24 Hour Film Shootout.  Excited about a new opportunity, Allie turned to Facebook tagging people she previously collaborated with at Eastern Michigan University while earning her degree in Electronic Media and Film. Today, members include Eastern Michigan University Alumni, students, and community members.

WSF Productions, LLC, mission statement: With a focus on short films and online content, our production team shoots beautiful cinematography to tell engaging stories throughout Southeast Michigan.


Said Allie Romero, “We couldn’t be more pleased with the film and what we were able to create in a short time frame.”  To see how they were able to pull this all together,  watch this half-hour behind the scenes trailer.

Required Elements

Character: Simon or Simone Pico, Yoga Instructor

Prop: A Turkey Baster

Line: “You remind me of my friend.”



Freddy Karn as Claude

Erica Theros as Simone Pico


Jake Weber, Co-Director, Cinematographer, Editor

Heather Irvine, Co Director, Writer

Allie Romero, Producer, BTS, Costumes

Ben Harris,  1st Assistant Camera, Set Photographer

Matthew McCracken<  Unit 2 Camera, Gaffer, Assistant Editor

Samantha Henning, Location Audio

Fil Romero<  Costumes, Runner

Rabeya Ali, Make Up

Kacey Cabanban, Production Assistant

Alexis McCree, Production Assistant

Nicole Bleifeld, Production Coordinator

Jennifer Genter, Detroit City Producer

Music courtesy of Epidemic Sound

The Parisian Barber – Trabant

Yoga Spirit – Spirits Of Our Dreams

Telepathy – Edward Karl Hanson

The Forgotten Memories – Luella Gren

Bridges of Paris – Trabant 33

The cast and crew wish to thank our Spooky Sponsors:

Tom and Sue Romero

John Rice

Bob Anderson

Martha Weber

Special thanks to:

Ellen Plummer and Michael Bussell

Freddy Karn

Daniel Chisholm

John Cooper

WSF Productions, LLC © 2019


Equipment Used:

Canon C200 Cinema Camera Raw Light

Canon 16-35mm L Series Lens

Canon 24-70mm L Series Lens

Manfrotto Tripod

Atomos Shogun

Aputure Light Done Mark II

Dracast Lights

Rode Shotgun mic and K-tech boom pole


Edited with Adobe CC Premiere Pro

Visual Effects with Adobe CC After Effects

Audio Edit with Adobe CC Audition


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