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: Choice Skinner on His Short Film
Director and writer Choice Skinner talked to us about his award winning short film, about story, and writing for web series. Skinner’s short film A Second Thought recently screened at the SoHoFilmFest.
Skinner shot the two-minute film on an iPhone during a two-hour ride on a city bus last year. Using the iPhone “…definitely opens some doors and makes it possible to be able to take an idea from conception and bring it to fruition.”
THE FILM STORY
Skinner’s story centers on a young man’s romantic chance encounter with a beautiful woman who shows interest in him during a bus ride. The problem - just moments earlier he received some terrible news. Test results reveal that he is HIV positive.
Skinner says, “I decided to shoot it on an iPhone because I knew I would be stealing shots and shooting it on a bus without permits. I also didn't have the money or the resources to do what I normally would have done, which is hire a crew and shoot on the Red Epic or Canon 5D.” READ MORE...