The biggest challenge in any movie is to keep it interesting. When a story is derivative and the finances are tight, creative approaches to lensing, pace and sound design can bring a new twist on a familiar tale.
A good cast and a handheld camera will take you far.
Fostering a collaborative spirit was essential to giving the picture scope and emotion. Embracing the Sisyphean task of competing against Hollywood blockbusters, pre-viz, stunt choreography and rehearsals proved vital to attacking the fourteen day shoot.
Watch the “I/D” trailer.
Watch the TerraDrills in “I/D”
There’s BBQ, fireworks and one seriously epic title.
Director of Photography: Michael Blundell. Production Design: Phil Schmidt. Costume Designer: Tanya Lipke. Sound: John Boyle. US Casting: Penny Perry. CAD Casting: Candice Elzinga. 1st A.D. Tim Sereda. Stunts: Brett Chan. VFX: Exile VFX Studios. Original Score: Michael Neilson. Editor: Christopher A. Smith. Producer: John Prince. Screenplay: Rudy Thauberger. Director: W. D. Hogan
- The Dixon Airbase was shot at a power cell factory called Emoli, also used as a location for Continuum, Supernatural and Primeval.
- The working title of the movie was “THE FOURTH”
“I/D” is on DVD and VOD.