FISH - A Short Film
Fish is the story of two men, one old and one young, and the struggles they reach trying to deal with cross-generational communication and values. Through short vignettes and a central poker game we meet these characters and learn their individual fears and motives.
Patrick Hanover is currently a senior film major at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. He has directed both narrative and documentary short films. Patrick has worked on both student and professional films in various roles over the last four years. He has been honing his craft to lead up to this film, his thesis at Pratt.
Seager Dixon is currently a senior film major at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. Seager has worked on many short and feature films as art director and gaffer. Seager is excited and eager to be working on this project.
Hayden Hoyl and Chris Minor are both excellent camera operators and cinematographers. They will be working together on this film to help craft the visuals that will appear on screen.
Julia Shinay is a senior Art and Art History major at Pratt Institute. She is excited to use her experience in visual composition, makeup, and costuming to enhance this film.
What We Need
For this film we are seeking $2200 dollars in contributions. Your investment will compensate for equipment and vehicle rentals, art direction, media storage, and catering for the cast and crew.
$1000 - Camera Rentals
$100 - Vehicle Rentals
$200 - Lighting/Sound Equipment
$500 - Art Department (Props, Costumes, etc.)
$200 - Catering
$200 - Media Storage (Hard Drives)
We believe this project will have an impact on both the contributor and the wider audience. We view Fish as a carefully crafted, evocative work that can have real meaning to many people. The story of the two men connects not only to the filmmaker's personal experiences and interests but also the greater conflict of our changing world values. We hope you would like to be involved in this refreshing and low-budget way of filmmaking, contributing to not only a personal dream, but also a great story. Please consider contributing whatever you can to help us; even the smallest donation means so much more than you could imagine and goes miles towards improving our production.
Other Ways You Can Help
If you are interested in this project yet can't contribute now, that's perfectly fine. Spreading the word about this is just as helpful, and would be greatly appreciated. Like the Facebook page too: https://www.facebook.com/fish.thesis.film