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After succumbing to zombie hordes, Janna tries to adjust to her deteriorating mind and body while reminiscing on her past human life. Read more

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After succumbing to zombie hordes, Janna tries to adjust to her deteriorating mind and body while reminiscing on her past human life.

Evanston, IL Shorts
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ABOUT THE FILM

Focusing on the psychological and humanistic side of turning into a zombie, the film follows Janna as she adjusts to her life as a zombie. After being separated from her girlfriend, Janna reminisces of her more peaceful, human life, while struggling to stay with the reality of her decaying physical and mental state. 

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So, Now I'm a Zombie is a Northwestern University film within the Senior Directing Sequence, created and produced all by students. 

FUNDRAISING

Because the film is entirely student-run, the costs of making the film is fundraised by us directly. Aside from a small budget from school, we as a crew have been fundraising through many other means, such as selling concessions for football games and other fundraising programs. However, even with that money, it is not enough to fund the film. To not sacrifice the quality of the film, we have put are all into the project - and we need your help! 

Any donation, even if it's only a few dollars, means so much to us. We sincerely appreciate any help we can get and hope to make the best film possible!

CAST & CREW

Starring 

Isabella Mehiel as Janna

Hannah Wolff as Marlow

Director
Alison Ho

1st Assistant Director
Tom Shimandle

Script Supervisor
Mary Gulino & Sarah M

Photo Documentarian

Lauren Guiteras

Producers
Bobby Ramirez & Hannie Lee

Associate Producer
Curtis Chou, Jeremy Gaines

Production Assistants
April Quioh & Scott O'Brien

UPM
Madison Berry

Director of Photography
Tim Reilly

1st Assistant Camera
JJ Pollack

2nd Assistant Camera
Antonio Cavazos & Kevin Kim

3rd Assistant Camera/DIT
Emai Cepeda

Gaffers
Mikhail Tsirtsan & Tim Sage

Key Grip
Ed Park

Dolly Grip
Dan Rufolo

Grips
Conor Hannon & David Brown & Sarah Smith & Win Winters & Cole Falconer

Blood/Gore Make Up & Prosthetics
Emily Slemaker

Make Up Assistants
Mary Gulino & Emma Nalbone

Production Designer
DS Shin

Art Crew
Adrianne Harmon & Abi Jenkins

Costumes
Natalie Van Sistine

Sound Designer
Morgan Monahan

Sound Mixers
Antonio Cavazos & Adam Snyder

Boom Operators
Zoe Pressman & David Brown

Casting Director

Aimee Hechler

Casting Assistants

David Marrero & Sarah Turner & Jackie & Joyce Fang

Editor
Robbie Stern

Colorist

Brad Leyden

Visual Effects
Ned McGregor

Assistant Editors
Sarah Turner & Dan Rufolo & Sarah Smith

Risks and challenges

With the filming now wrapped, moving forward, the challenge now is to bring together all the elements of the film, such as cutting together the footage to make sure everything makes chronological sense, making sure the special effects will work with what we have shot, and possibly re-shooting anything we may have missed in between. Another challenge is sending out the film to festivals, to have the best possible product to present while making sure everyone working on the film is able to present their vision as well.

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