Sight and Sound

Roberts-Hirshorn: A Case Study (2012 48 Hour Film)

1 Comments 25 Jul, 2012

After an utter writing failure lasting some 17 hours straight we almost threw in the towel.  A brief nap and a pep talk later from Carolyn, we pulled up our britches and began shooting around 3pm on Saturday.  Photography finished around 10pm.  This marks our 7th year in the competition.  It’s a simple story, simply told by a wonderfully talented cast and crew.

Required Elements:

Character:  Chuck or Cherry Thompson, Tattoo Artist

Prop:  Flowers

Line of Dialogue:  “Give me the bad news.”

Genre:  Comedy


2012 City Awards:

Audience Choice Award: Group B

Runner Up for Best Film, Greensboro

Best Costumes: Heather Moore

Best Lead Actor:  Phillip Wright

Best Lead Female Actor: Catherine Delaney

Special Thanks go to: Andy Cutler, Leo and Eleanor, The Spirit of Baffi Lungi, Phil Powell, Twisty “Pops” McBaak.



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Harvey K. Robinson is the cinematographer, editor, and director at Monkeywhale Productions. Originally from Derby, England he now resides in Greensboro, NC where he began a web series documenting musicians and artists from all over the country. Recipient of the 2009 HearNC "Marks, Stern and Thomas Award," winner of the 2010 48 Hour Film Festival Greensboro, and Betty Cone Medal of the Arts Nominee for 2011, his work has appeared as featured videos on Paste Magazine, E!News, and Aol spinner. Harvey’s commercial work has garnered 2 silver Addy awards in the past 2 years. With a background in Directing at NC School of the Arts and many years spent as a professional actor, Harvey brings a multi-disciplinary approach to each new creative endeavor whether it be a short film, music video, documentary, or commercial.
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  1. Never ever throw in the towel! Often the biggest obstacle to writing is our rational brain. I think you picked a great vehicle for story-telling and over-coming the rat. brain. Well done, Harvey and crew!!! Be proud!

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