— “… When I was a teenager I made many short films on Super 8 Millimeter with my friends in the back yard between roughly 1971 and 1976. Trying very hard to imagine a hobby into a career … ” DW ON YOUTUBE
THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES.
GORDON MERRICK KEVIN CALVERT PAUL BROWN (1960–2019) ANDREW JAREMKO
RIP PAUL GONE TOO SOON
OPENING TITLE CARD “Technology has advanced to a stage where germ warfare is now feasible …”
EDITING . Shot on Super 8mm film over four weekends in the fall of 1977 at the University of Calgary campus. Story influenced by GAME OVER IN 1978 Dustin Hoffman‘s character “Babe” from Marathon Man (1976). Produced as a drama special project for grade 12 high school matriculation. Director received five credits and graduated.
University student Greg Levy returns to campus after a weekend at his uncle’s cabin to discover everything has changed.
ORIGINAL BACKLOT 2020: THE “INFAMOUS” BACK YARD NOW … 50 YEARS ON