“Mister Rogers & Me” In 25 Words Or Less?

May 20th, 2008

edit2.jpgI’ve been drafting our Independent Film Week application as Chris fine tunes our submission.

We’ve made some elegant revisions tonight, including the addition of a cute piece of footage of Ethan and me, some evocative driving b-roll, and a song by Davy Rothbart’s brother’s band, The Poem Adept, “Bear & Raccoon” (though we haven’t officially asked Peter’s permission yet).

Thing about non-linear editing is that there’s no track record of what was, only what is. The project evolves before our eyes. That is, when my eyes aren’t on this blog.

Anyway, other than the usual information (age, rank, seriel number), the application — which is due in roughly 72 hours — calls for five major items: logline (25 words), synopsis (60), summary (500), artistic statement (500), and bios (100 each). Right now, I’m 3/5 through.

The summary’s not ready for prime time, though — being that it’s approaching midnight and I’ve been moving since 7am — so here’s what I have for now:

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