Maggie was really missing her family as she hasn’t seen them since the start of the year because of COVID. I wanted to make her birthday really special.
Because she loves silent movies, I thought it would be a great idea to make one for her featuring her family as the actors. In about an hour, I wrote a simple script, complete with blocking details, lines, and camera angles. I sent all these details to her parents and brother. They shot their scenes over the weekend and sent them to me using Google Drive. I graded the footage, spliced it together, and rendered just in time for her birthday. Here it is: