Our latest assignment in our video production course threw us into a world of wonders. The brief was simple enough:
“Create a short film with a running time of approximately 5 minutes. No spoken dialogue, parallel cutting, a varied cinematic language and a classic story-arc.”
For this we had 3 days. Day one was spent on a screenplay and storyboard. Day two the actual shoot and the final day in the editing room. We basically knew that we had a bar to shoot in, a sexy lounge and of course the old but never boring streets of Gåsebäck. We also knew we wanted to run somebody over – and have a great partymontage. The key to our story came with the handcuffs and while some of you might think of police and robbers, the first thing that came to mind here was a escort with a kink.
While the story was lost on some when we showed it in class today, most agreed that you could pretty much smell the fumes coming through the screen. No matter what, we worked our asses off and managed to create a cute story with some really nice shots in just 3 days. And that counts for something. Here’s our flick.
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