Emma did not have the funds to pay the cast or DP, so hired everyone from Craigslist for free. We made sure they had all the food and caffeine they needed. We did a Google search to find the cheapest props we could find. The lab coats were easy to find along with the red phone. Those were straight from Amazon. The smoke effects we were able to get through fake cigarettes. The class room was supplied to us by one of our college professors. The bulk of the money we spent went to renting equipment from adaroma.com, and most of that was purely insurance fees. We used cheap home depot lights and china balls for all of our lighting. The lenses and mic-ing equipment were all borrowed from friends. The movie on a whole roughly cost us a little over $2,000 between 2 people. It was tough, but well worth it all.
Imagine awakening one day to discover that you are not human. That you can memorize entire books cover to cover but not recall the day before. Imagine discovering that everything you have ever known and every memory you have is a lie...
What would you do? This is the story of Emma and what she did...
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