Presenting: Call Me

It’s taken a long time, but we’re finally finished with Call Me, a short film shot in June 2016 which I wrote and directed.  It’s hard to say much about it without giving away its premise, except to say that the story is about a woman named Reg who comes to her office to find a note from a colleague asking her to call him.  When she does, he expresses complete surprise about the note.  As the conversation continues, the two discover something much stranger is actually happening.

Please enjoy it here and let me know what you think.

 

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24 Hour Film Challenge: A Strange One Down the Street

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Recently, some colleagues at the missions community that I live and work in ran a 24 Hour Film Challenge.  This does not mean you have to make a film that is 24 hours long (that’s how my youngest daughter interpreted it, originally).  It means you have 24 hours to make a movie, going all the way from story conception through writing to filming to editing & post-production to handing in your final project. Continue reading 24 Hour Film Challenge: A Strange One Down the Street

Cheeseburgers & A Movie About Itself

So…A Movie About Itself is taking a little longer than I thought.  If you’d asked me this time last year, I’d have said for sure the movie will be finished by now.  But after I got done with the principle shooting last year, I got tired and I got busy (and I also got a little scared that the project was  to self-indulgent for anyone else to care, and also a complete waste of time.)  But lately, I’ve gotten back into the game and we’re pushing forward on all the pick-up shots and extra bits that need to happen, and hopefully it’ll be finished before too much time has past.  Soon soon soon.

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Scripts I Will Never Shoot: The Legion of Good

Not long ago, I was going through some old documents on my computer and came across a couple of scripts I wrote a long time ago, back in my early days of living in Australia.  The two main ones that I was interested in are both superhero stories, in which the characters are all riffs of friends of mine (people who we thought might play them).  The first one is called The Legion of Good.

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