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September 12, 2012 7:48 PM
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Project of the Day: A Man Falls in Love on the Way Down

Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite.

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"In Passing"

Tweetable Logline:

A man who jumps off a building and falls in love on the way down.
 

Elevator Pitch:

John stands at the top of the tallest building in the city, ready to end it all. He has no idea that when he jumps, something remarkable will happen. On the way down he meets Maggie, and times slows to a crawl. Together they must choose to seize the brief time they have left, for one extraordinary romance. It's about two lonely people who find each other, and a reminder that it's never too late to fall in love.
 

Production Team:

Writer/Director: Alan Miller
Producer: Emily Ferenbach
Cinematographer: Damian Horan (2012 ASC Heritage Award Winner)
Editor - Dan Schulman-Means
Starring: David Trice, Dana Lyn Baron

About the Production:

"In Passing is a short film. It has to be short, since it takes place between the roof and the sidewalk. For my USC graduate thesis film I didn't want to make another student short that would fade into the wallpaper. I want to take the oldest story there is and make it new again by telling it in a fresh way. It's under five minutes. It's got no dialogue. It's all green screen (I'd shoot it for real if I could, but then we'd only get one take). It's a simple story about falling... in love." -- Alan Miller

Current Status:

In production.

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Kickstarter Page (campaign expired)
Film Website

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