“Kickstart Theft” is a 7-minute movie-trailer/narrative short commissioned by Band Pro Film & Digital. Frederic Goodich, ASC directed. Vilmos Zsigmond, ASC was cinematographer, Gib Jaffe, ACE edited, with music by Ely Akl. “Kickstart Theft” premiered at IBC and Cinec 2012.
The story is inspired by Vittorio de Sica’s neo-realist film 'Bicycle Thieves' (1948), shot in bleak black-and-white by Carlo Montuori. For “Kickstart Theft”, Vilmos Zsigmond used a Sony F65 for the first time, with Leica Summilux-C primes and a Canon 30-300 zoom.
The film was made possible thanks to sponsorship support from Sony, Leica, Canon, Tiffen, Nila, Anton Bauer, OConnor, and TV Logic.