This is the story of two lovers and friends that suddenly come apart - for reasons make that no sense... until they do.
Staring Nicole Trauffer and Will Madden
Written, Directed, Produced, and Edited by Paul Antico
Cinematography by Sean Meehan, Adam Kerchman, and Matt Stapleton.
Part of the July 1, 2012 "Under 3 Minute Film Challenge" sponsored by Anticipate Media and Macomber Productions. For this challenge three shooters, using a pen as a prop, had to produce a narrative script and shoot it in a few hours on location at The Willows Park in Salem, MA. In addition the phrase "This isn't going to be easy" also had to be used in the story. [Yes the short pre-credits is under 3 min!]
The other shorts from the Challenge:
Watch also "Anniversary Day" from Rick Macomber, part of the same 3 min challenge, with the same requirements and camera: vimeo.com/45112824
...and "you're not safe here" from Sean Meehan, the DP on this shoot as well: vimeo.com/45483861
To better understand Sean's short, you may want to visit "The Story Beyond the Still" vimeo.com/groups/beyondthestill/videos/13431242
BTS Coverage and Discussion:
BTS Video: See Behind the Scenes extra-mini doc about the day and in particular the filming of this short by Aaron Strader: vimeo.com/46118838
Audio Podcast: Listen & Subscribe to the NeedCreative Podcast to learn more about this challenge and what we all got from participating (Episode 3): anticipatemedia.com/podcast/
Article: Great article in Filmmaker Magazine about the challenge by Michael Murie filmmakermagazine.com/news/2012/07/inside-a-three-minute-film-competition/
Filmed on the Canon Cinema EOS C300.