“Declaration of Preference” is a dystopian retelling of The Scorpion and the Frog fable that deals with sexuality and gender identity.
A gay man, a bisexual woman, and a non-binary person are seduced by a Social Agent to live a lie in The City. When their Declaration of Preference arrives, they cannot deny their nature.
This film was made for the 48 Hour Film Project.
Allmen / Harry Holmes – Mathew Phoenix
Jan – Madeline Claire French
Elijah – Daniel Roberts
Simone – Samantha Mesh
Director – Anthony Macali
Producer/Writer – Jan Di Pietro
Cinematographer – Alastair McKenzie
Gaffer – Andrew Kirkman
1st AC – Karen Dennerley
2nd AC – Rory Dempster
Production Design – Benjamin Warmuth
Costume Design – Madolyn McCarthy
Sound Recordist – Lyndon Johnson
Editor – Alastair McKenzie
Original Music – Carl Rajkumar
Elsternwick Park Sports Club
Shot on Blackmagic Ursa Mini 4K
Sigma 18-35mm f1.4
Tokina 11-17mm f2.8
Zeiss ZF 50mm F1.4