The Good Stuff

Emma and Dan Talbot are celebrating their wedding anniversary. But sometimes love in the suburbs can get a bit messy.

This was a fun day producing this narrative short film. We completed the shoot in roughly 3 hours.

Staring Nicole Trauffer and Matt Stapleton
Voice of Margo performed by Taylor Macomber
Written & Directed by Rick Macomber

Part of the July 1, 2012 "Under 3 Minute Film Challenge" sponsored by Anticipate Media and Macomber Productions. For this challenge each cinematographer, using a pen as a prop, had to produce a narrative script and shoot it in a few hours on location at The Willows Park in Salem, MA. In addition the phrase "This isn't going to be easy" also had to be used in the story.

The actors did an amazing job performing on such short notice. Thanks to all of the crew and special thanks to The City of Salem and to Florence and George Ahmed of Salem Willows.

Here's another one to check out by Paul Antico titled "Timing"

Here's yet another one to watch by Sean Meehan titled "You're Not Safe Here"
To better understand Sean's short, you may want to visit "The Story Beyond the Still"

Check out this cool BTS by Aaron Strader

Great blog about the challenge by Michael Murie

All of the shorts in this challenge were filmed on the Canon Cinema EOS C300 with various prime and zoom lenses.

Soundtrack Artists
"Sad Trio" by Kevin MacLeod
"Runnin' Down a Dream" by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers"
"Rock Me" by Steppenwolf


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