Absolution

The Official Poster for “Absolution”.
My Shot List.
My Shot List.

At a base level though it just feels like a waste of effort. A micro short probably doesn’t do anything for me long term.

Before we dive into that statement lets back track a bit.

Behind the scenes of “Absolution”.
Behind the scenes of “Absolution”.
My lined script.
My lined script.

It’s hard to do one job at a high level, let alone 2+.

2: “Absolution” has solidified a fact that I didn’t really want to accept —

I make strange choices for the work I chose to direct and self produce.

When it comes to what I choose to direct and self produce I make strange choices. “The Alexis Project”, “Forever”, and now “Absolution” were all off the beaten path choices to make. They have an overwhelming scene of visual style and tone but none of them are exactly commercial. None of them are going to help me get a commercial (actual commercial or narrative) gig. Thats something I need to grapple with on my next project. I need to do something more commercial, more marketable, more… I don’t know… generic… if I’m going to have a chance at making film my full time career. Then again maybe I won’t. Maybe showing I have a clear visual style, clear visual approach per project is exactly what I need to do.

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