THE EVENTS PICTURED ABOVE ARE REAL STUDENTS ACTING OUT FICTIONAL EVENTS
Please note that all footage for this video was shot and edited in a 18 hour period. All of the footage that was shot the first day was then edited into the above video to be displayed at the "funeral service" the next morning for those that died. We aimed for the highest production quality possible but with the enormous time constraints I think we did pretty well. The car scenes were pre-shot multiple ways but not edited due to the uncertainly of who would portray each character.
WOULD ANYONE LIKE TO SEE A BEHIND THE SCENES? COMMENT BELOW I AM THINKING OF MAKING ONE IF IT WILL BE WATCHED.
Some fun technical facts:
-10 different cameras were used on this shoot covering 3 recording formats
-There were 36 miniDV tapes used (1 was lost, then found, and somehow lost again during the day)
-There were 7 edit bays working in tandem through the night to have the footage cut by the next mornings presentation. (3 macs and 4 pc's)
-The video and working files for this project consume 413GB of disk space
-There were over 35 people solely dedicated to the video production not including all of the others in charge of the event.
"Every 15 Minutes" is a biennial community event that educates high school teenagers about the dire consequences of distracted driving.
On the 25th of May 2010 Beverly Hills High School staged an incredibly impacting car accident that resonated in the hearts and minds of all the witnesses - showing us that our choices bear consequences, irreversible but preventable...
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