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Producing and Directing the Short Film and Video, 5th Edition by David K. Irving, Peter Rea

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Appendix H

Where Are They Now?

 

 

 

To celebrate the 20th year since Producing and Directing the Short Film and Video was first published, we interviewed the filmmakers again to find out what life was like for them after their short film. Below is what they said.

ADAM DAVIDSON, THE LUNCH DATE

After I made The Lunch Date, I was thinking I would then have to do my thesis, which at the time, at Columbia, meant either writing a feature or directing another, more ambitious short. I had always envisioned The Lunch Date as a way for me to learn how to make a short before doing my thesis. When I started to submit The Lunch Date to the festival circuit, which was really the only way to get a film seen, it was rejected from the first six.

At that point, ...

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