Ellipsis is a micro budget film, conceived to experiment with an organic storytelling method.
The director and 2 actors spent 3 days workshopping:
a) a simple narrative b) the characters.
Principal photography 7 days.
All scenes shot in principal photography 1 take, using 2 cameras.
1 additional day to write and shoot Phone Man storyline.
There was no written script.
There was no rehearsal on set.
4 person crew - 2 camera operators, assistant, 1 sound recordist.
Shot using only available light.
Longest time spent in any 1 location in principal photography - 2 hours.
Last day/night of principal photography - 16 locations.