Hey all! Greets from Auckland, New Zealand.

We had an awesome time in the 2009 V 48 Hour Film Fest!  For those of you who don’t know what it is, you have 48 hours to write, shoot, and edit a short film.  You are assigned a genre, characer name, prop, and line at the beginning of the competition.  This prevents you from writing a script in advance, since you won’t know what you get until 48 hours before the film is due!

This year, we got “conspiracy film” for our genre.   All teams were required to include a prop (a rock), a character (Alex Puddle, The Exaggerator) and a line of dialogue (“It doesn’t fit”) in their films.

Out team, called Shiner Bock, consisted of myself, Marcos Pelenur, Jonathan Jolly, Kate Erickson, Craig Bovaird, Cam Lenart, Lisette Ingram, and Donavin Wick.  At the brainstorming session, I wanted a story involving a romance with a rock, that led to a conspiracy, but somehow I lost out on this one (peraps a good thing).  The romantic rock does have a cameo though if you watch the full movie. Post continues here…

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