On the first weekend of April I didn't sleep very much. On Saturday morning myself and my good friend Simon Russell went to pick up our brief for a 48 hour Sci Fi film challenge. We were given a title for the film (Red Rain), a line of dialogue (""If I have to go tomorrow I'd rather leave early.") and a prop (a plate of biscuits). Then we had till Monday morning to put together a 3-5 minute short. With the help of our team (called 'PANIC!', a Hitchhikers Guide reference) we worked none stop to make this thing. It was stressful, knackering and at points completely chaotic...but it was also loads of fun. We aimed to make a short that was funny and entertaining and hopefully we got close. But that's for you to decide:
A massive thanks to everyone who gave up most (if not all) of their weekend to help out, you made it what it is.
Team PANIC! credits:
Written by Simon Russell and Andy Martin Directed by Andy Martin Produced by Simon Russell Starring Nick Blood, Imogen Doel, Ben Whybrow and Ben Deery Visual Effects Ashley Pay Music Andy Martin Camera Evan Pugh Audio Design Josh Roberts Edited by Felix Black and Nicola Jude Graphics by Simon Russell Make Up by Kiri Mellalieu, Sofhie Clark and Michelle Hutley Props by Janka Slawik Runner Robbie Ash
UPDATE: Our film has made the top 10 shortlist!