Like with almost any good idea, Speed Dating started with a glass of wine, conversation and a lot of laughter.
Wessler tries to calm Schraeder down with more story ideas to no avail, but Mone pulls out a gun and shoots Schraeder to death. Baxter finds hundreds of results for Movie 43 on a website referred to by him as a dark corner of the Internet. keep watching videos, they are interrupted by a man known as Vrankovich and a group of Chinese mobsters who are tempted to find Movie 43, even going as far as to take J.
The segment ends with it being revealed that it is being shot by a camera crew as part of the movie, leading into the final segments. They tell Baxter of a film that's so dangerous it will cause the annihilation of the world. They find the sketches starting from the 43rd search on the list of results. J.'s classmate Stevie Schraeder, film executive Griffin Schraeder's oldest son, hostage.
I wanted to make something entertaining and relatable but I also wanted it be different and bigger than my last few films.
I had been doing a lot of copy stand-style stop motion animation by myself, and I felt the need to scale up and spread my wings so to speak.
I have a tendency to lean toward the absurd, so my mind just let loose on all the crazy things that people encounter when looking for love.
Charmed by a character that has the same poise as Amélie Poulain, Speed Dating is an invigorating film with a life of its own, and like many pixelated films, the opportunity is given to amplify reality with some great imagination.
On Speed Dating I got to work with a large cast, including over thirty extras, and a full film crew.
Speed Dating was shot entirely frame by frame using Dragonframe software on two i Mac desktops with multiple Canon 6D and 7D DSLR cameras.
Dating can often become a complicated thing, and when things become desperate you often try to speed things off.