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Although Fortescue has read over a
couple of screen plays, he says an
immediate film career depends on the
success of "The Carrier." He admits
that financial success isn't the film's
The production team was motivated
by the simple desire to see the screen
play made into a movie, not to make a
profit, he said.
"OUT OF 256 movies produced last
year, only 25 made a profit," he said,
adding that there are plans to take the
movie to the Cannes Film Festival
It's an unpretentious beginning.
The office of Swan Productions,
which was formed a year ago, con-
sists of a few rooms in a converted
house on North Main Street.
The main room is messy and
crowded by tables and a copier. Two
fighting monster masks stare down
from their lofty perch atop a high
RUTH JESSUP, the production
coordinator who graduated from the
University last spring with a general
studies degree, became involved with
the film company through a friend.
She is now in charge of calling the
cast, taking care of the equipment
pick up, and generally making sure
things run smoothly.
And, if everything runs smoothly, this
$600,000 budget movie might open at
the Michigan Theater, Jessup said.
near Ann Arbor
A desire to make an old-fashioned HE GRADUATED from t
horror film inspired University University in 1979 with a degreei
graduate Nathan White, president of Film and Video. But he originally
the production company, to write started in engineering and received
"The Carrier." good grades until he started to flunk
'"HE WANTED to make an old- out because, he says, the courses
fashioned horror story like Franken- weren't satisfying.
stein, where the main character is a He dropped out but eventually went
sympathetic one instead of being a back to get a business degree.
maniac. He wanted the main charac- Business bored him, too and he
ter to be one which the audience could became interested in film.
relate to," Jessup said. "The Carrier" is Nathan's first
But he isn't the only University feature-length film but he has ma
graduate involved in the film. numerous commercials and in
Beth Sherman, the business dustrialfilms.
manager, has also just graduated Three of his short films were
from the University and became premiered by Ann Arbor Action Art in
caught up in the film simply through 1981 and one of them won top national
her friendship with White. awards at the Student Academy
Sherman had been around when Awards in the Best Film category.
"the film was just a little idea" and White then went on to write "The
had talked with White many times Carrier," which has taken him twp
about the story. years to finish. He said that because
THOUGH SHE is a psychology of the length of time spent on th.
major, she said she found herself script, he considers "it a highs
"really interested in the nuts and polished, highly dramatic and very
bolts of the company." tight piece of work."
Her psychology background ac- "There is no blood and guts in it.
tually comes into everday use whatsoever and there's only one
because she deals with different scare. It's like a Frankenstein movie
people in making the movie, she said. because it's a psychological film, but
The movie is a study of guilt and basically it tugs at your emotions,"
how people react to it, Sherman said. White said.
In addition to writing the screen What really influenced him to write
play and organizing the entire com- about the effects- of disease was the
pany, White is the executive death of a close family member. Eve
producer, the director and the fund since then he has been "affixed to th"T
raiser for the movie. idea."
Daily Photo by JAE KIM
The production crew from the movie "The Carrier" checks over the equipment before a scene. The movie was
filmed in Manchester, Mich.
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48 Strain to
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