Serafina and the Black Cloak Trailer

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CREDITS  – Book Trailer

The creation of this video book trailer was a collaboration of Robert Beatty, his wife and daughters, and Bonesteel Films in Asheville, NC. The purpose of this trailer is to promote the book Serafina and the Black Cloak. It is not a movie trailer. The dramatic rights for the book are still available.


Creative Director– Robert Beatty
Director – Paul Bonesteel
Producer – Robin Turner
Executive Producers – Robert Beatty & Matthew Gellert
Editor & VFX Artist – Evan Schafer
Sound Design & Audio Mixer – Fred Story
Production Manager – Emily Bukoski
Production Associate & Wardrobe – Alexis Tomrell
Production Assistant – Nadia Marti


Serafina – Genevieve Beatty
Man in the Black Cloak – Evan Anderson
Braeden Vanderbilt – Bode Lizarralde
Clara Brahms – Abby Hatcher
Party Guest – Jennifer Trudrung
Party Guest – Marsha van Rijssen
Party Guest – Peter van Rijssen
Party Guest – Mike Yow
Gidean (the dog) – Salem Beatty
Dog Handler – Camille Beatty
Narrator – Rebecca Davis
Serafina’s Voiceover – Morgan Birch

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1st Book in #1 New York Times Best-selling Serafina Series


Director of Photography – Bryan Fowler
Assistant Camera – Andy Crespo
PA / Camera Equipment – Wes Cordell
Gaffer – Chris Durfee
Grip – Mark Stover


Makeup Artist – Ren Allen
Red Dress & Yellow Dress – Jennifer Beatty
Black Cloaks – Costumes by Design
Set Photographers – Destinee Blau & John Warner

Filmed entirely on location at Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina
Images of Biltmore Estate used with permission by The Biltmore Company