Watch: Queer Comedy Short ‘Second Team’ Set on a TV Sitcom Set
by Alex Billington
August 1, 2022
“Might you simply stand nonetheless and cease drifting?” Everybody is aware of that actors have completely completely different lives after they’re not on digicam, however what if these lives collided? Second Team is a comedy quick movie by filmmaker Ria Pavia. After years of engaged on units and spending loads of time within the “video village”, Pavia has made this quick primarily based on, more than likely, a real story that nobody will ever reveal. A scorned stand-in actor for successful TV referred to as “2 Millennial Women” present distorts the script to publicly berate her co-star. The 2 girls simply had a break-up, and so they determine to take it out on one another whereas at work. The quick movie stars Francia Raisa and Danielle Savre as the 2 stand-ins, with Gigi Zumbado and Greer Grammer because the “actual” actors. It is a enjoyable have a look at what it is like on set making a sitcom TV present like this, however hopefully no precise fights like this are taking place as a result of uh, that is not cool. After enjoying at festivals the quick is now on-line to look at.
Due to Short of the Week for the tip on this. Transient intro from YouTube: “A scorned stand-in actor for successful TV present distorts the script to publicly undress her costar.” Second Team is a brief movie directed by appearing coach / filmmaker Ria Pavia – see extra of her work on her official website or comply with her on IG @ria.pavia. The script is written by Anni Weisband. Produced by Julia Armine, Robert E. Arnold, Mayon Denton, Ria Pavia, and Anni Weisband. With cinematography by Robert E. Arnold. “Second Team was birthed after I logged 1000’s of hours in dozens of video villages over three many years,” Pia says. “What’s that like, I puzzled, to be completely glad with the place you are at in life? Even when, on paper, it might not appear spectacular to some. What’s it wish to not must be first, however to be at dwelling with being second… crew?” This initially premiered at festivals in 2020. For more information, go to the movie’s official website. To look at extra shorts, click on right here. Ideas?