While a veteran actor laments the state of film and film acting, a group of young children sneak a Panavision camera into the apartment where the actor resides and decide to make a film with it.
Did You Know?
This short film is featured on the region-one 2-Disc Criterion Collection DVD of Videodrome
(1983). See more
When you record the moment, you record the death of the moment. Children and death are a bad combination.
The entire film was shot in digital except for the final shot, which was filmed using the same Panavision camera featured in the movie. Director
assumed that audiences would easily be able to tell the difference, but as it turns out, most of the people in the premiere audience didn't notice the switch. For subsequent screenings, Cronenberg added music to the shot to give it additional emphasis, although audiences still had trouble. See more
Edited into Short6