Filming continued for Malicious Attack on Saturday February 11th with clips to be used as part of the dance sequence between the lead characters of Naomi (Katie Ostojic) and Macey (Morgan Flanagan). While we watch them dance to a song that Morgan Flanagan wrote and performs called “The Storm”, we will see clips of various characters that are a part of the bullying as well as characters effected by the bullying. Such clips were the focus of filming on the 11th. Featuring shots of how Naomi copes as well as a couple shots showing interaction with cast new comer Dina Jasim who plays Linda Tai who is also being bullied by Savannah. Both Naomi and Linda are trying to cope with the fall out of being bullied, each in their own way. The stress of the situation and the depression brought on by being bullied is affect each in a different way. Opening the door for some good discussion of talking for those that will see the finish film. The film’s director Matthew Marshall hopes that the various characters and how they each cope differently will be what allows people to open and up and share what they have experienced as well as knowing what to see in those around them. So that more conversation can be had about the issue of depression and the effects of being bullied. “People need to become aware of what people go through that are bullied and how the bullying effects them. Especially the depression they go through. Asking ‘why me?’ or ‘what did I do to deserve this’” says Marshall.
Filming took place in St Thomas and London. The footage builds on what has been filmed in various locations around the area. With more scenes with these two characters on the horizon.
The short Film is about bullying and is being produced and directed Matthew Marshall the co-owner of by m & s Marshall Production, in association With IME films. The film started principle filming in November 2016 and has filmed a few days in December and then into the new year. Including filming days in January and some so far into February. Marshall hopes to have more filming days very soon but it working around some scheduling conflicts.
Malicious Attack is about a 30 minute dramatic short film that focuses on the issue of bullying. The story that follows Naomi Spencer a teenager girl who is pushed to her limits by several girls at her High School who make her the target of their attacks. The relentless attacks come from three teenagers, Savannah White, and her friends Brittany De Silva and Avery Le Paige. Naomi’s best friend Macey Madison tries to find ways to help Naomi expose the bullying, but Naomi is unwilling to come forward. The Attacks on Naomi continue until she is reaches a breaking point.
The film can be found on IMDb at http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6156436/combined