So there I am, wandering around the Internet, visiting all my favourite haunts…when i chance upon this short film by South African filmmaker Ari Kruger and now I Want To Cry.

Because his short film Focus is so beautifully rendered, in every imaginable aspect of the process. Attractive cast, stunning cinematography, nice performances, efective use of voiceover and special effects – all in the service of a nice little story. Which manages to offer a new spin on the lifecycle of a relationship.

When I come upon perfectly formed filmmaking of this nature I am simultaneously intimidated and inspired. Since this is not a place for me to share my fears, allow me to share my inspirations. It blows me away even further, now that I know that this stunning piece of filmmaking was shot on the Canon 5D and 7D HDSLR cameras.

Today it is Focus.


Related Links:

Gavin Goodman (the cinematographer)
Sktchbk Studios (the director)