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“Destiny’s Child”: 48 Hour Film Project, 2012 NYC

June 27th, 2012 by admin

Darin Quan and Mike Varley present “Destiny’s Child,” 2012 submission to the NYC edition of the 48 Hour Film Project. “Destiny’s Child” stars Ben Townsend as Oliver Masterson, Son of Destiny. Oliver is an epic hero trying to live a slacker life, with the world around him seemingly dead set against his wishes.

What is the 48 Hour Film Project? From the 48 Hour website,

The 48 Hour Film Project is a wild and sleepless weekend in which you and a team make a movie—write, shoot, edit and score it—in just 48 hours.
On Friday night, you get a character, a prop, a line of dialogue and a genre all to include in your movie. 48 hours later, the movie must be complete.

The prompts from this year’s version were:

Character: Oliver or Olivia Masterson, a cyclist or biker

Prop: A notebook

Line of Dialogue: “Tell me all about it.”

Genre: our team drew Fantasy

Cast (in order of appearance)

Gessica Lesser as Therapist

Ben Townsend as Oliver Masterson

Tom Wolfson as Oliver Master

Darin Quan as narrator

Mark Eicher as The Gray Beard of Fortitude

Leo Schramm as Riddlin

Cynthia Plasschaert as Bushwick Witch 1

Mike Varley as Bushwick Witch 2, Party Book

Becca Kaplan and Sophie Hays as Party Girls

Directed, edited and scored by Darin Quan and Mike Varley

Written by Mike Varley, Ben Townsend and Leo Schramm

An Abstract Drinker production

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