The film created for The Grief Dialogues won several significant screenings, including Celluloid BainbridgeCleveland International Film Festival, and the Seattle International Film Festival.

8 AM The Film Grief Dialogues

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8 AM is an award-winning short film that inspires the conversation
between family healthcare providers, students, and therapists.


A thought-provoking film that prepares us for the
the moment before everything changes – when somebody dies.

Produced by Elizabeth Coplan & Mark Harvey Levine

Nick Palmieri
Alicia Mendez
Jake Love
Kyle Love


Directed By
Emily Pando


Cinematography By
Jesse Amorratanasuchad

Music by: William Cannon
Edited by: Matthew Macy

Adapted from the play, “LA 8 AM” by: Mark Harvey Levine

Executive Producer:
Elizabeth Coplan

First Assistant Director: Lakell Havens

Production Sound Mixer: Joel Barham
Production Designer: Rita Pando
First Assistant Camera: Tracy Nystrom
Digital Imaging Technician: Jorgen Anderson
Head of Grip and Electric: Chad Courtney

Best Boy G&E: Ryan Zemke
G&E Swing: Marc Wai & Jeremy McClelland
Key Makeup Artist: Lillian Pando
Key Hair Stylist: Stacia Johnson
Associate Producer: Erich Cannon
Key Production Assistant: David Rosen

Production Assistant: Shawn Backstrom
Script Supervisors: Genie Leslie & Ben Wade
Assistant Script Supervisor: Paula Wilson-Nitka