THE STORY: A Musing is an independent short film we’re producing in the Seattle area. There are two pivotal characters in this short story, Pete Matthews (The Writer) and the Clerk (The Muse). Pete is a writer struggling with his loss of creativity and hasn’t penned a word in three years. Pete is suffering from the all too familiar “writer’s block” and needs to find a cure.
Pete pays a visit to his literary agent “Bill Skinner” and after a brief meeting, Bill presses Pete to find his muse. Pete sets out to find his inspiration in the most common of places. After nightly visits to his local liquor mart, Pete is convinced that the Clerk is his muse. Will Pete find success from his new found inspiration or has his hope and desperation created a false sense of encouragement?
THE LOCATION: A Musing will be filmed in Seattle, Washington where the rolling green hills intersect to a bustling metropolis known as the Emerald City.
THE COLLABORATORS: Filmmaker and Cinematographer Phil Seneker (www.spotfilm.com) has taken on the responsibility of Producer, Cinematographer and Editor on this project. Filmmaker and Screenwriter David Spies - in addition to writing A Musing, David has taken on the responsibility of Director (www.davidspies.com)
THE MUSIC: We are working with a local composer, as well as searching for artists that have just the right sound to include for our film. We're excited to see what we come up with for our project.
THE PERKS: When you contribute to this film project, you not only get the satisfaction of funding a fantastic project, you'll also get perks ranging from DVDs, to film credit, or even an opportunity to meet the cast and crew of A Musing. If there's a perk that looks fun to you, make it yours! We'll make it happen!
WHERE WILL YOUR CONTRIBUTION GO? Meals, travel and pay for cast & crew; equipment; props; digital storage; and DVD production & marketing materials (Posters, Postcards, Photos, and DVD Covers). The remaining funds will cover the expenses associated with film festival submissions.
We know this project has the potential to be an incredible short film and with your help, it will be something we can all be proud of.
Thanks in advance for your support for helping to make this inspiring film!
A Musing Team
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