We know you’re an expert in crowdfunding, but the non-profit Borscht is now trying to engage in, if you will, crowdfilming. The group, which provides grants for filmmakers and hosts the biannual Borscht Film Festival to showcase its shorts and web series, is now undertaking a bold idea of how best to create a cinematic view of Miami — by crowdsourcing a remake of “Scarface.”
Borscht has trimmed the iconic crime film into hundreds of 15-second clips, and wants a different person to shoot a recreation of each one. When it is all finished and edited back together, they hope to have a creative reinterpretation of the film, as well as a unique look at the city of Miami up on screen.
“Don’t worry if you’re not a filmmaker per se,” the group said. “You can shoot this on your cell phone or a banana or whatever you have around you, as long as you have fun.”
The completed project, which has us curious to say the least, will screen in December at the Borscht Film Festival. You can get the full information and sign up to claim a scene at ScarfaceRedux.com.