Thursday, April 9, 2009

Story meetings

Last Sunday, I got together with Rob and Markus and we hammered out the entire story arc for the feature version of "The Chrononauts." We had long been working along two different lines for the concept of the feature, and I wasn't sure that we were going to be able to marry those two different ideas into one cohesive plot. But once we all got into the same room, it became pretty easy. I don't want to give away a lot of the details, but we did find a way to combine those two different approaches to the story and yet still find a story that makes sense. It's actually one of the exciting things about working on a movie that involves time travel, we can pull out things that seem to contradict each other and still make them both correct.

We based lot of the ideas on the short film as well. We're not trying to copy scenes or replicate plot points, but we're taking the moments and beats of the short film and just expanding the world that we created. We've got some exciting sequences planned and a nice entrance into the creation of a web-series based on the feature. The film stands alone as an exciting adventure, and yet it also links into a planned larger project. Stay tuned for updates.


JParis said...

Nice to have you back blogging again! Hope you didn't forget about us window-millers. Things are not bad at the mill but yet something seems weird there.

Nick said...

Yea, it's been a busy week. But I can't blog about it... You'll have to wait for the release of the book after the movie comes out.