Posted by – January 5, 2009

I’d bet that a number of you have seen Primer, but for those that haven’t, it’s a great example of a low-budget sci-fi feature that was shot for very little ($7000 and they shot FILM) over a short period of time with a tiny crew (most crew doubled as actors), but made a terrific, suspenseful mindbender of a film.  Great inspiration, I’d recommend renting it.

If you want to know more, check out any of the following: — Good info on production, but contains some early plot spoilers.

I’m not a huge fan of the trailer, but it’s at:

2 Comments on Primer

  1. Jim says:

    I saw a lofi scifi movie TIMECRIMES recently (translated from the Spanish) and it reminded me of Primer, though a little kitshier (boo!) and more comprehensible (yay!)

    Cronenberg’s doing a remake, apparently.

  2. Jim says:

    Oh, and these were the lo-fi sci-fi’s that we brainstormed for Infest Wisely:

    Feel free to poke around if you’re curious about the process!

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