Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Pretty, Pressure, Pills

This was my first production project, and I chose to create a portrait of my best friend, Bethany who is recently sober after struggling with addiction throughout her adolescence. She readily admits that her drive to escape has been rooted in the pressures for perfection from society, her family, and herself. As an aspiring actress, Bethany is subject to all kinds of images that are detrimental to self-love. I wanted to convey her buoyancy and hope in this short video piece