As you are all well aware (probably), I make Youtube videos for fun. Vlogs mostly, however I am slowly transitioning into short filmmaking and have a few scripts typed up which are then going to be filmed and acted and edited and uploaded to the internet repeatedly until I get decent. It takes a long time to prepare a film; you have to write it, which usually involves re-writing it multiple times, then get the actors, then arrange shooting dates which you can all attend, film it (which always takes longer than expected), edit it and release it. On top of that you have technical issues which may arise – the lighting isn’t right, you need better audio – a whole host of things which can cause great irritance.
That being said, I do quite enjoy the whole process.
However, sometimes it’s just a lot easier and much more fun to write something short and make it in a day with a friend. I have mentioned several times how I want to make “fun stuff” and that wish finally came about with Custody Battle. Continue reading