challenges of low-budget production are mere hurdles in the creative
process. Limited resources call for an abundance of ideas.
my small team of four people we shot this in half a day and edited
in a day. I pre-produced the project alone. I knew the actors through
a good friend and it was convienient because they are engaged.
was a simple idea and a compelling one dealing with the idea of
"sharing a moment" in a format and boundary of 15 seconds
or 450 frames(less if you are shooting PAL).
down to the bare essentials of a story is a good challenge for a
filmmaker. You become more direct and honest with your self, no
room for excess baggage.
imagery can be seen in few frames, the information gathered sends
the mind elsewhere, associative processes are triggered and a new
phenomena occurs on a device where you can play it back, scan through
frame by frame, even run it backwards. The idea, imagery, and sound
inn15 second begins to take on a brief but repetitive life of it's