The first-of-its-kind CollabFeature film, “The Owner” premiered around the world on Friday, May 25, 2012.
Filmed by 25 filmmakers on 5 continents, “The Owner” follows the adventures of an old backpack that is passed from character to character around the world. As the journey progresses, we learn details about the mysterious man to whom the bag belongs.
The story, written collaboratively over the internet, brings together a variety of cultures, languages, and film styles into a singular narrative plot. On May 25th, the filmmakers, most of whom have never met, hosted a same-night screenings in theaters in their own cities. More Screenings will be announced soon: Sign up for screening info here.
A Multi-Director, Multi-Language,Internet-Collaboration Feature Film directed by
Rafael Yoshida, John Versical, Nicole Sylvester, Brian Shephard, Marty Shea, Fahad Shaikh, Sabine Sebaali, Alexander Schoenauer, Adam Ruszkowski, Neha Raheja Thakker, Asmit Pathare, Arne Nostitz-Rieneck, Steve Murphy, Varun Mathur, Vishesh Mankal, Reenita Malhotra, Craig Lines, Nino Leitner, Yango González, Nicolas Fogliarini, Todd Felderstein, Mairtin de Barra, Francois Coetzee, Xavier Agudo
Filmed by 25 filmmakers on 5 continents, “The Owner” follows an old backpack around the world. Via the characters it encounters, we learn about the mysterious man to whom the bag belongs. Written collaboratively over the internet, “The Owner” brings together a variety of cultures, languages, and film styles.Visit The Owner