"Really trying to beat daylight here"
24 hours and a movie made. The competition in NYC was just that - was it possible to make a film in a 24-hours period from scratch? Wired: PLAY is telling the story of New York City Midnight Moviemaking Madness and one team, One Steak Left, managed to make a film noir about a secret Santa. The thing was possible with the help of inspiration, transpiration and DV-cams. And of course, when doing creative work in a time-frame there's necessary to improvise: "We jumped in the cab with the laptop, cut the last scene en route, dumped it on tape while sitting outside DV Dojo, and dashed in to file at 11:55 pm." as the Double Windsors team told the reporter.