Bereavement (2010, Anchor Bay Ent., Crimson Films)


Starring Alexandra Daddario, Michael Biehn, Brett Rickaby, John Savage

1h 43min | Directed by Stevan Mena

Documentarian, Grip & Electric Swing, Set Dresser: Second Unit, Animal Handler: Second Unit, Exit Polls TV Spot

The Making of Bereavement Filmed, produced, & chopped by Sean Tiedeman.

Exit Polls TV Advertisement Filmed & chopped by Sean Tiedeman

Bereavement was released in theaters across the US and is a prequel to Malevolence.  The film tells the horrific account of 6 year old Martin Bristol, abducted from his backyard swing and forced to witness the brutal crimes of a deranged madman. 

This movie marked the first starring role for world-renowned actress Alexandra Daddario.


Sean Tiedeman worked as Grip & Electric Swing, Set Dresser: Second Unit, & Animal Handler: Second Unit. Tiedeman directed, filmed, and edited the 35 minute featurette, The Making of Bereavement 

and created the Exit Polls theatrical TV spot which aired nationwide.


Bereavement stands alongside Halloween and Psycho as one of the best ever made."


"Stevan Mena's classy entry into the serial killer genre is nearly flawless."

- John Anderson, Newsday