Through a series of unfortunate events, a young girl stumbles upon a camera lens that possesses a very mysterious power. Through this lens, the photographer is able to see into the past of its previous owners. A new acquaintance becomes an old friend in a friendship that spans two lifetimes.
Before his biggest track meet, Scott must choose between impressing the girl of his dreams and achieving his lifelong goals.
A young girl down on her luck lands a new job, wanting to fit in she takes a bet with her new co-workers. Locked in a vault she experiences the mysteries of an old children’s hospital. Befriended by a young ghost, they attempt to set her free before being murdered by a vengeful nurse who haunts the premises.
This can be said for photographers like Matt Chesin, who takes photos of first responders. He does it, because these members of society go to help out when others are in need. When there is a fire or a crime that needs assistance, these people are the heroes.
Photographer Matt Chesin specializes in such pictures. He frequently makes pictures of burning buildings for newspapers, as well as photos of the team of firefighters who saves people.
Chesin’s passion for the technical prompted him to find the location, put the crew together, and handle casting, sound and filming. The nine-minute short was filmed in two days with a combined pre- and post-production of five months.
“Focus” had a lot of pre-production hype that I followed intently, but the premiere of “Focus” at the ASU Spring 2014 Capstone screenings left me mostly underwhelmed and disappointed. Now that this film has been accepted into just about every film festival it enters, I’ve had the opportunity to view it several more times, with several different demographics, and with an updated perspective. Seeing where “Focus” has gone since its premiere demonstrates the tenacity and popularity of this film, and a formula that works very well with moviegoers; presenting enlightenment and forgiveness fostered by supernatural elements.
One movie, “Focus,” is the story of a girl who finds a camera lens that allows her to see into the past of its previous owners.
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