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Special Project of the Day: An Unexpected House Guest in Indiewire Editor’s New Film

Special Project of the Day: An Unexpected House Guest in Indiewire Editor's New Film

This isn’t your usual daily dose of an indie film in progress, nor is
it up for the weekly competition. Today’s project is co-directed by and co-stars Indiewire Senior Editor Peter Knegt.  This isn’t the first time
an IW employee went to the crowd for dough; Indiewire Associate Editor Bryce J. Renninger produced the film “Hotline,” and Thompson on Hollywood’s
Sophia Savage was featured in December 2011 for her film “Empyrean.”

“Good Morning”

Tweetable Logline:

The age-old tale of a hungover 30 year old who wakes up to unknowingly find a 17 year old in his apartment (but not in his bed).
Elevator Pitch:
“Good Morning” is, basically, a comedic short film about sexual identity, age anxiety and that awkward moment when a 30 year old wakes up hungover in their apartment to unknowingly discover a 17 year old has slept over.
Production Team:

Directed by Stephen Dunn and Peter Knegt
Written by Peter Knegt and Oliver Skinner
Produced by Brad Horvath, Peter Knegt and Milda Yoo

About the Production:
“Good Morning” was largely inspired by the lives of its writers, Peter Knegt and Oliver Skinner (who also act in the film), who met at a film festival organized by Knegt in 2011. Two years later, they both ended up living in the same city, and became good friends despite a 10 year age difference (Knegt is 29, Skinner 19). That friendship made both well aware of the vast differences in their generations, particularly as gay men, and they decided to write a short screenplay to discuss these themes.
Current Status:
For more information and to support this film:

Indiegogo Page

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