Short Film | DAWN

MAKE original’s short film, DAWN, was shot in Lancaster City, PA one chilly winter morning. DAWN is an inspiring story and reminder of living for what is important.

Take a look behind the scenes at the making of DAWN.


Director: Derek Dienner

Writer: Derek Dienner

Producer: Paul De Rose

Executive Producer: Derek Dienner

Director of Photography: Steve Buckwalter

First Assistant Camera: Aaron Dienner

Production Assistant: Cordell Huyard

Editor: Aaron Dienner

Colorist: Aaron Dienner

Recording Engineer: Marty Mellinger, Cross Keys Recording

Music Score: Derek Dienner

Sound Design: Defacto Sound

Make-up Artist: Shelbi Harmes


Steve Annan

Merci Lyons-Cox


Thank you to the Cork Factory Hotel, Katie and Brent Hostetter, and Lancaster General Hospital for providing the locations.