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That’s a Wrap: Short Film Summer Camp in Post Production

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That’s a Wrap: Short Film Summer Camp in Post Production

Lake Brandt

Lake Brandt, Greensboro NC

We finally finished filming our second short film, Summer Camp. Couldn’t have picked a more beautiful day to do it.

Originally, we started filming Summer Camp before this year’s 48 Hour Film Festival here in Greensboro NC. Realizing we hadn’t touched the project since June, we managed to wrap up filming before October got too bitterly cold. It’s not everyday you get to force your actors to jump into a lake in October. They were great sports, though.

A trio of golden retrievers came down to the lakeside and started splashing around with us. The most friendly of the dogs (which I have dubbed Mr. Woofers) decided to shake off on our cinematographer, James Lyons.  

As you may imagine, when filming a tender romance scene, heavy panting is not exactly the aesthetic we were shooting for. Mr. Woofers also decided he would lift his leg and whiz right in between our actors, who were totally oblivious.

The things they don’t tell you about making films…

My very talented friend Cameron Wilkin earned an award for Best Composer for our film PSA for the 48 Hour Film Festival, and he’ll be spending the week writing tracks for Summer Camp.

I can’t wait to see how it comes out!