I recently produced this action / sci-fi short film to try and inspire other film makers. I love watching action / sci-fi movies, so I thought, let’s make one.
Pulse came to mind after watching the movie Chronicle (2012). I wanted to make something with similar effects from Chronicle, but with my own twist on it.
I was able to have a a lot of my filmmaker buddies help out with the making of Pulse. There were 16 guys on crew. We shot everything in one day.
Then I took about 75 hours, give or take, during the post production process. Anything from creating and filming special effects plates, to creating cg visual effects, to recording sound effects to recording ADR. This stuff is what I love.
The effects were the important part of this film. Explosions, grenades, guns and muzzle flashes. What more could you possible want in a movie? I also wanted to put my actors to the test with a torture scene. Having some intense moments during a film is a must to keep your audience engaged.
I’ll be planning on releasing a few “behind the scenes” videos over the next several weeks showing how we made Pulse.
If anyone has any questions, hit me up!