Meet the Finalist: Christopher Martini, "Just In Time"
Tell us about yourself, and about Just In Time.
My name is Christopher Martini, I am a writer/director/producer based out of New York City. “Just In Time” was inspired by the films of John Cassavetes.
Share a memorable moment you experienced working on this project.
We encountered some challenging obstacles while filming and I feel, as director, I responded quickly with effective solutions, a sign that I am becoming seasoned in my craft.
Name 3 collaborators that you'd take with you to any other project.
Jackson George, Kristi Anderson Ornstein, Tarek Hefny.
3 tips you’d like to share with aspiring artists in your field:
1. Have an intention
2. Make sure every scene has conflict
3. Do not cave under pressure
What do you hope to achieve in your career in the next 5 years?
I hope to land a big agent, and to continue directing my own scripts.
Just In Time is nominated for Best Narrative Short of the Year at the New York Film Awards.