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DN273: Drained – Nick Peterson & Jon Heder

Writer/director Nick Peterson and producer Jon Heder join us this week with their experimental, pixilation based short Drained, which allegorically depicts how a man’s outside vice destroys the woman who loves him. We discuss shooting blind under rapid fire strobe lighting and why white makeup is the bane of speedy filmmaking.

I wanted Drained to have the feel of something very experimental maybe avant-garde but I wanted people to definitely get the point.



Author: MarBelle

MarBelle has a strange compulsion to watch as many films as he can get his hands on and find jobs that give him a legitimate excuse to drill filmmakers about their work. Directors Notes is the latest incarnation of this disorder and so much cheaper than film school. Twitter: @MarBelle

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  1. […] the success of their slightly disturbing live-action/animation film Drained, writer/director Nick Peterson once again teams up with actor Jon Heder (taking up the producer role) to start production on their […]

    Posted by Kickstart The Visitant from Nick Peterson & Jon Heder | Directors Notes | May 13, 2013, 10:23 am

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