Serafina and the Splintered Heart Trailer

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This is the official book trailer for Serafina and the Splintered Heart , the third book in the Serafina Series.. The creation of this book trailer was a collaboration of the author Robert Beatty, his wife and daughters, and Bonesteel Films in Asheville, North Carolina. Note: This is not a movie trailer. The dramatic rights for the Serafina series are still available. This book trailer was filmed on location in Asheville, North Carolina.

CREDITS  – Book Trailer – Serafina and the Splintered Heart

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 Splintered Heart. 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
Post Production Supervisor – Mike Lupinacci
Associate Producer Publicists – Scott Fowler Lydia Carrington
Production Manager – Emily Bukoski
Production Assistant – Jill Puckett
Choreographer – Naina Dewan Dance Company


Serafina – Genevieve Beatty
Braeden Vanderbilt – Bode Lizarralde
Sorcerer – Camille Beatty
Dancer – Gabrielle Brown
Dancer – Elizabeth Dennen
Dancer – Atty Finley
Dancer – Julian Finley
Dancer – Sarah Jung
Dancer – Jimmy O’Neal
Dancer – MezzMyhr O’Neal
Dancer – Gordy Owens
Dancer – Gabriel Paluszak
Dancer – Bernadette Pennell
Dancer – Alexis Peterson
Dancer – Sarah Shoemaker
Dancer – Thomas Shoemaker
Dancer – Alex Tressor
Dancer – Gabrielle Wimberly
Dancer – Tyler Zellmer
Ball Guest – Marsha van Rijssen
Ball Guest – Peter van Rijssen
Ball Guest – Michael Scott Thomas
Ball Guest – Ginger Wilde


Director of Photography – Bryan Fowler
Assistant Camera – Dillan Forsey
PA / Camera Equipment – Wes Cordell
Gaffer – Chris Durfee
Key Grip – Mark Stover
Set prep – Amanda Albee


Costume Manager Dressmaker – Jennifer Beatty
Antique Wheelchair – Paul Mitchem
Antique Leg Brace – Adam Aycock, Orthopedic Appliance Co.,
Prop Prep – Jim Julien, celtic cross and coffin


Makeup Artist – Ren Allen
Makeup Assistants – Zack Russel and Nikki Genesse
Wardrobe Coordinator – Carina Lopez
On-site Sound – Justin Hrabovsky
Grave Diggers – Lee and Emma Skelton, MountainScapes
Set Photographer – Destinee Blau
Photography Front Card End Card – Chris Hayward
Fire Supervisor – Rob Mitchell
Grounds – Mike Dutra


This book trailer was filmed entirely in the Asheville, North Carolina area. Special thanks to: The Battery Park Apartments, Estee Porter and Donna Nawrocki Asheville-Buncombe Technical College Cedar Crest Bed Breakfast The Masonic Temple of Asheville as a rehearsal space International Ballet, Greer, SC as a rehearsal space

Elk footage provided by Michael Condon Panther footage courtesy of
Forest fire footage taken near Lake Lure, NC 2016. Provided by Serge Skiba
Photos of the Manchester Townhall provided by Jon Reid
Photo of Greystone Court provided by Kohle Yohannan
Forest floor footage provided by Ben Wiggins


The background music in this book trailer is “Feel the Darkness”, written by Mark Cousins and Adam Saunders.
The song has been lawfully licensed from Sonoton APM (ASCAP)|Sonoton Music GmbH Co KG (GEMA).

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