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Project of the Day: Short Film ‘Revision’ Finds the Positive in Memory Loss

Project of the Day: Short Film 'Revision' Finds the Positive in Memory Loss

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Tweetable Logline:

Find the benefits in forgetting family.

Elevator Pitch:

When a New York based writer wakes from a coma, he realizes his memory
gone as well as the context for every one of his relationships. But, he
and his grandmother’s broken relationship begins to mend when she’s
diagnosed with alzheimer’s. These two family members finds a new
dialogue in the absence of history.


Production Team:

Writer & Director – Garrett Johnston

Producer – Ryan Decker

Cinematographer – Pat Scola

Production Designer – Jen Dunlap

James (Lead) – Nathaniel Ryan

Estelle – Flossie Bennet

About the Production:

“Family and memory are at the core of this story, but neither of those
motivated me to put the pen to the page. I was pulled in by the idea of
starting a new dialogue in an old relationship. The divide between
estranged family members runs deep. I have relatives going on 25 years
of silence. James and Estelle spent the better part of their lives
together, only to end up with a broken mess. But, when their history was
erased, a new dialogue began. This begs the question, what happens when
we hit the reset button.” –Garrett Johnston

Current Status:

Fundraising on Kickstarter. 25% with 11 days to go.

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Film Website

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