Enjoy the premiere of this locally-produced video/film series on the big screen at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater!
“Silence” takes place during the 1927 silent film era in New York City. After their circuit dries, a Vaudeville group decides to make the transition from stage to film. They invest the last of their finances into motion picture equipment to produce a silent film that will save them from bankruptcy. With only one reel of film and no room for error, the team shoots an entire silent film in a single take. While filming, a man walks onto the set and ruins their footage. Out of options and unable to edit him out of the picture, the team markets their film as a comedy and sends it to the box office where it becomes a success. To meet the demands of their new audience and continue their prosperity, the group must find the man who made their first film a blockbuster by ruining it.
This production is ENTIRELY student created. As a graduate student, Russell McGee is also teaching this production as a class. The class is composed of Indiana University’s undergraduate and graduate film students, along with local actors and actors from Chicago, to produce this web Series. The intent of the class is to give students the opportunity to collaboratively work in roles similar to actual television production personnel, students will have one primary position that they will be expected to fulfill, such as Director or Script Supervisor. The primary objective is to give students the opportunity to build their portfolios, hone developing skills, and to provide a collaborative working environment similar to that found in dramatic television series production.
Cost: General Admission: $5
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