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(2009)

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The short film is currently being considered as a feature-length project for writer/director Mark Cantu.
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The films of director Michael Bay were studied by director Mark Cantu, in order to capture the kinetic energy of the film's warehouse climax.
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Blink was named by Cantu's close friend, Nick Kramer. Kramer makes three appearances in the film: as the superhero, The Nudist; as one of the Street Thugs taking hostages; and lastly, as one of the SWAT members in the warehouse.
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Filming of the final warehouse climax took place at the vacant Lone Star Brewery in San Antonio, TX.
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Actor Jason Lee Boyson originally proposed doing a Clint Eastwood-esque voice for Dr. Mystico. However, during rehearsals, Cantu suggested a muddled Eastern European accent, which stuck throughout the shoot.
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The original ending for the short film had Average Joe risking his life to save his family and was more serious in tone. However, after consulting with actor Paul Scofield, a decidedly more comedic tone was agreed on.
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The opening kitchen scene was originally cut to 5 1/2 minutes, with a good deal of improvisation. After screening a first cut for fellow San Antonio filmmakers, Mark Cantu was given the advice to cut the scene down and open with a more explosive setting. Subsequently, the opening scene became the standoff at the warehouse and the kitchen scene was cut virtually in half.
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All of the superheroes being interviewed improvised their own dialogue.
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Mark Cantu's future wife and children make a small cameo in the warehouse standoff as background crowd members.
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