|Although the first audition among several
was held in early June of 1998, whether Eves
Preyer would get rolling was a big question mark.
There was no script, and I was resisting the sacrifice of
life that making a feature film entails. Suddenly, it
dawned on me that if I dont get cracking, we would
be forced to shoot during the winter. A low-budget film
does not need the additional problems foul weather would
I awakened from my stupor too late, only getting serious with the script by August-September. Feedback was vital with a theme that explores dangerous territory, and more than a month would roll past before the comments would arrive. Revising the script took time as well, and I became painfully aware the bulk of the shooting would take place in December and January...in the heart of winter, after all.
Epilogue: the Almighty received undying thanks for the development of global warming, and even for the depletion of the ozone layer. It was a mild New York winter.
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