Maitland, Fla – We’ve all needed to make main changes simply to do our jobs in the course of the coronavirus pandemic and the film trade is not any totally different. The film that opens the 2021 Florida Film Festival is a testomony to that.
“Due to Charley” was shot in Central Florida on the top of the pandemic in September of 2020. The movie was shot in 21 days in Celebration, Kissimmee and Orlando.
The manufacturing had a COVID Compliance Officer on-set always. Display Actors Guild-American Federation of Tv and Radio Artists, which is the actors’ union higher often known as SAG-AFTRA, detailed the protocols for filming in the course of the pandemic. Key members of the “Due to Charley” crew had been examined each different day. In addition they had their temperatures checked repeatedly and wore masks between scenes.
The onscreen film magic of constructing you neglect COVID-19 ever existed is very necessary for “Due to Charley” as a result of the film is about in 2004. That’s the yr a string of hurricanes tore throughout the Sunshine State leaving a path of destruction of their wake. Hurricane Charley was significantly brutal in Central Florida.
Because of Charley stars legendary actor John Amos who you’ll most likely know finest for his acclaimed work within the 1970′s sitcom Good Instances and the landmark miniseries Roots. In “Due to Charley”, Amos performs the patriarch of an estranged, racially blended household that comes collectively for a household reunion. They’re compelled to take care of their variations over race, age, religion, gender and sexual orientation whereas huddling in a hallway to trip out the wrath of the storm.
“The position of Grandpa spoke to me. I felt that the character match me like an previous shoe, and the complicated interaction between the ensemble gamers was compelling,” actor James Amos stated in a press launch from the Florida Movie Pageant.
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