Following the shoot of my grandfather in his trunks, I decided to make a radical shift in concept.
I took inspiration from some of my favourite documentary films:
A film about the filmmaker trying to find out more about his father. I like the director’s use of found images to compliment the soundbites. Also, this is unlike the film I’m trying to make but I love the fact that it was a conversation between a son and his father. This is part of the first scene:
A film about- well, to explain the film would be to ruin your first experience. I like that this film was directed at a person; as if this film was meant for someone.
I’ve talked about this already, but I liked the idea of holding a shot long after what was needed – just like this famous scene in The Graduate:
With these references in mind, I’ll proceed with a first draft.