is a six-minute satirical film that uses visual metaphor
and a lot of symbolism. A woman picks up three bums.
They cannot resist her beauty and sex appeal and stoically
comply with her humiliating demands.
time 6 minutes.
Shooting days: 2 (plus one evening of wasted shots
where location did not work)
Total recorded footage: 5 hours
Hours of work - please do not ask, but I worked on
it for six months... more than full time.
people were involved, four actors, two crew members,
four local singers, Adele
as director of photography (I could not have done
it without her!) and me as writer and director. Props
and locations included new $80,000 BMW 740 (courtesy
of Stan Mayhew of the BMW
of Eugene), boxing ring (courtesy of Oakway Fitness
Center and Hardknox Boxing Club), South Eugene High
School track stadium, luxurious private residence
south of Eugene, and very generous permission from
Bill Edwards allowing me to use his music.
film turned out great - beautiful Gabby, Strider,
Tom, and Robert were all great. The shooting days
were exhausting, for example we spent 5 hours in the
boxing ring (not counting the off-location rehearsal
time) for less than one-minute scene.
of the film was shot around Eugene, and if you live
here, you will recognize the locations.