Written and Directed By: Michael William Hogan
Edited By: Michael Simpson
A team from Motu Productions ventured to Vail, Colorado to participate in the 1st Annual Vail Film Festival ReelQuick 48-Hour Film Competition. Competing teams needed to create a maximum 5-minute film in just 48 hours; including mandated dialogue, props, locations and characters. Once the list of mandates was distributed, teams went off to brainstorm, write a script, recruit actors, select locations, film and edit. 48 hours later, the finished product had to be turned in.
Conceding that we didn’t put a lot of time into planning our trip to Vail—we left all the lighting equipment at home and our camera was digital, but not HD—we opted for creativity over production quality.