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Project of the Day: A Movie Star Interrupts the Work of Four College Improvisers

By Indiewire | Indiewire January 9, 2013 at 9:46AM

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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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.

In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the comments.
 
"I'm Obsessed With You (But you've got to leave me alone)"
 
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The arrival of a movie-star on a college campus days before graduation, tests the friendship of four eccentric collegiate improvisers.
 
Elevator Pitch:
 

We are making a unique ensemble comedy about four collegiate improvisers and best friends whose bonds are tested with the arrival of movie star commencement speaker. It's about finding your own voice in our times in the face of adversity - competition, oppressive loans, lack of jobs, intellectual property theft, an instant satisfaction society focused on surface issues. It's an original humorous take that addresses real problems facing young people while also being positive and uplifting. Something we believe is needed right now - a focus on the important questions but also positive solutions.

Production Team:
 

Director/Producer: Jon Goracy
Writer/Producer: Genevieve Adams
Cinematographer: Bartosz Nalazek
Casting: Leeba Zakharov

About the Production:
 
"The movie started as a two act comedic play based on the playwright's experiences with friendship, competition, and sexuality amongst her fellow artists & improvisers. The play asks can life be ruled according the rules of improv - "yes and" as a lifestyle? Is this the only path to collective success? Is it realistic? By jumping five years ahead for the second act we're able to show where these characters end up. It felt very relevant to our times and worth addressing on a larger scale. Can this country coexist with two divided parties? How can we be better?" - Jon Goracy
 
Current Status:
 
Pre-production
 
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