FILM people talk a lot about high concepts.
It’s a term for a simple way of describing complex stories and its often an important part of pitching a project.
In the case of Michael Winchester, writer and co-producer of the soon-to-premiere
The film features many Hunter Valley locations, something Winchester looks forward to sharing with audiences when the film is released this month.
‘‘The main characters are . . . a city person and . . . a rural person and it’s what happens when their worlds collide,’’ Winchester said.
The rooftop of the old Dalgety Building on the corner of Watt and King streets was the location of an all-night shoot.
‘‘The Hunter locations are a great plus,’’ Winchester said.
Other favourites were shooting at dawn in King Edward Park and at the Merewether Ocean Baths.
Winchester said the movie had been made for less than $100,000 largely due to support from the Hunter community. Many people had donated their time and businesses, too, which helped.
For production designer Amanda Safranko the film was her first taste of cinema after a Hunter TAFE course.