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LOS ANGELES, CA, September 11, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Racial, social and inter-family dirty laundry is hung out to dry for all to see in directors Sean Dillon and Curtis Krick's wedding mocumentary, Something Blue, debuting at the Temecula Film Festival on Friday September 11 at 7pm. In the film, a beautiful Caucasian bride from an upper class suburban family marries a blue-collar groom from the fictitious blue-skinned Antarctica Polar-American race. Dillon and Krick developed the film as a way of exploring a lot of weighty issues - race, class, gender, culture and age to name just a few - in a humorous yet insightful way.
The 90-minute feature film, made for virtually no money in San Diego, over 7 days with 34 speaking parts and 27 location changes, proved to be a tough logistical and fiscal test for producers Lesley Paterson and Ian Stokell, who also line produced the entire shoot with a small crew.
The film was improvised within a detailed scenario drawn up by Dillon and Krick. The directors' communication skills and interaction with the actors were key to the film's success. As always with film, casting was extremely important.
Said Krick, "The audition process was a rigorous one as we had to make sure we had the right group of actors that had the ability to pull this off."
Added Dillon of the auditions, "We were able to draw upon our extensive theatrical experience and devise a lot of improv games and exercises that put them to the test."
Covering that many location changes in just 7 days with a more than limited budget was a stressful undertaking. Said Paterson, "Organizing that number of unit moves in such a short period of time using a handful of crew was a real challenge. We had seven location changes on the first day alone."
"How can you make a 90-minute feature for so little money? Pick up the phone for a start." Revealed Stokell, "Les and I saved thousands of dollars by making hundreds of phone calls to local San Diego companies and vendors in order to get free services, locations and top class food for the large cast and crew.
Added Paterson, "The local community really responded by stepping up to the plate with enthusiasm and enormous generosity. San Diego is a great place to shoot a film."
The film is a co-production of Dillon and Krick's Biscuits and Gravy Productions and Stokell and Paterson's Sliding Down Rainbows Entertainment Inc., production companies.
The film debuts at 7 p.m. on September 11 at The Movie Experience cinema complex at the Tower Plaza Shopping Center, 27531 Ynez Road, Temecula, CA 92591. It will be immediately followed by a short Q&A session with the directors. A second screening will take place at the same venue on Sunday September 13, at 7 p.m.
As directors, Dillon and Krick have won a number of awards with their unique approach to film making.
Stokell and Paterson, through Sliding Down Rainbows, have a number of high profile projects in the latter stages of development, including a new interpretation of the World War One classic novel, "All Quiet on the Western Front," for which they have the option. They are repped by Michael Cendejas at Lynn Pleshette Agency.
Film details can be found online at www.interglacialromance.com
For more details contact producers Lesley Paterson (310-923-1052, firstname.lastname@example.org) or Ian Stokell (310-699-3021, email@example.com).
Sliding Down Rainbows Entertainment, Inc., is the film production company of writer-producers Ian Stokell and Lesley Paterson. For further information, please contact us at (310) 699-3021 or (310) 923-1052
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