Best Friends’ short film placed in the Top 15 Finalists of the 2012 48 Go Green International Film Competition, Group A. The film competed with 41 other short films in the group. Filmmakers and film fans voted, pushing “The Other Half,” written by Sharon Y. Cobb, into the Top 15 Finalists.
This is the second year that Team Best Friends, led by producer/director Marc Boese, has competed in the Go Green competition. The group’s 2011 film, Way Off the Grid, was among the top-rated films competing worldwide.
The voting process will be repeated for Groups B and C, and then the Top 45 movies will be evaluated by the Judges’ Committee. The Best Film of the 48 Go Green 2012 will win $10,000. First and second runner-up for Best Film will receive $1,000 prizes. The winning films will be screened in Hollywood.
The Other Half is a Best Friends film produced and directed by Marc Boese. The film was shot and edited by Mark Hubbard and written by Sharon Y. Cobb. Graphics by Brian Oakley and music by Richard Colado. Additional crew include: Marcus A. Taylor, line producer; Julie Watkins, associate producer; Sarah Olscamp, production assistant; Joanna C. Horton, second unit producer; Matt Simons, second unit director; and Scott Hussey, second unit line producer.
The short film stars Nathanial Thatcher, Rachael Wilcox, Jayson Carter, Shelby Sporl, Scott Hussey, Daniel Donaldson, Marc Boese, Katherine Bennett, Abigail Jane Platock, Kim Turton, Laura Bogen, Abhishek Mukherjee, Marcus Taylor, Matt Simons, Julie Watkins and Daniel Donaldson.
The story is about Albert Smith who is looking for the young woman in a torn photo he found. Lark Green is trying to tell the world about how to save the environment. No one listens. She knows she must find the boy in a torn photo she’s found because he will help her save the earth. Will Albert and Lark find each other? In a world as messed up as this one…maybe.