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(2015)

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Screenplay based on the personal experiences of writer/actor/producer Beau Martin Williams and co-creator/actor/producer Matt Funke.
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The film was originally titled "The Option Arm", named after a risky type of loan, partially blamed for the global economic collapse in 2007.
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In order to maintain creative control, Beau Martin Williams and Matt Funke financed the film themselves independently.
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Trai Byers was cast only days before production, with a last second audition shot by the director on his phone.
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The lead actors used their own homes for several of the film's locations.
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Sound mixing was completed at Technicolor on the Paramount Studios on the same stage as Michael Bay's Transformers 4 during a hiatus.
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The film's opening montage was inspired by a midnight screening of Apocalypse Now, and edited that same night until sunrise.
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Steadicam operator, and 2nd Unit Cinematographer, Thor Wixom came on board half way through production while visiting set. He set up his steadicam rig and shot a scene later that day when the crew lost their prior operator. The director and producers were so impressed that he was hired to work on the remainder of the shoot.
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Composer Damian Wagner played the guitar, drums, and keyboards with a broken arm during the scoring of this film.
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