Naples movie fest presents little bit of the whole lot

For a Naples Worldwide Movie Competition one yr into a pandemic, Govt Director Shannon Franklin and her liaison at Artis—Naples, David Filner, have been watching entries with further anticipation.

Here is what they discovered:

  • Extra, extra, extra. The pageant obtained greater than 900 movies, roughly 13 p.c greater than in 2020, and a brand new document. 
  • A mixture of pre-pandemic and pandemic filmmaking.
  • A brand new fascination with brief movies.

The pandemic has figured into the upcoming Oct. 21-24 pageant in methods which might be each pointed — one brief is titled ” Fall in Love in a Pandemic” — and extra refined.

 “What I believe we observed was there have been movies that had the chance to shoot the whole lot earlier than the pandemic, they usually completed these movies over the past 18 months,” Franklin mentioned. “In order that they benefit from having been made in a world earlier than the pandemic, and we nonetheless see lots of these tales which might be with none affect, both creatively and virtually, in how they’re shot.”

Then got here COVID-19.

“Storytelling-wise, there have been lots of scenes that have been about connection, coming collectively, considerate viewpoints on the significance of neighborhood, and the challenges — and the methods to beat these challenges,” she noticed of the 2020-produced works.

“From a simply technical standpoint, lots of the movies that have been shot in the course of the pandemic, you possibly can see they’re being very considerate of their creativity, not simply in storytelling, however in a sensible method to shoot issues. There are lots of tough one-shots round people, issues shot on Zoom, on the pc, on telephones, in all probability an affect on how many individuals within the room to inform the story.”

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