It’s Andrea, from Crabapple.
For those diehard film blog followers, you’ve probably noticed that not only am I a Crabapple, I am a Cherry. And this is true. But I am not the only one who is being super fruity with two crews: my fellow directors Erin, Matt, and Phil are from Cranberry, Plum, and Horned Melon respectively.
So why are we doing two movies, you ask? And what is this mystery movie? The answer: Erin, Matt, Phil, and myself (The Fantastic Four) are co-directing the documentary!
This is going to be a whole new experience, very different from a regular movie with a script like our other ones we are directing. And since the documentary this year is on the 10 years of Film Festival (it is the 10th year anniversary this year) we have even more amazing opportunities.
We’re looking forward to meeting and working with past Film Festival alumni, some of whom we are lucky enough to have helping us on the documentary.
The past few weeks for Crabapple have been difficult, because we haven’t really had any time to do that much. What we are working on now is creating interview questions and trying to reach past Film Festival alumni. Some things we’re NOT doing include shot lists and story boards. Such a disappointment.
There’s definitely a lot of pressure for this documentary to be good!!! 10 glorious years of a wonderful program crammed into a half hour? That is going to be far from easy. But I am so excited to get started on this, and I think that it has a lot of potential.
p.s. If you’re wondering about the picture, it is an imaginary Erin, because she refused to take a picture with me.