short film script
Beautiful Idiot is a script I wrote for a group of filmmakers working on a short film featuring professional freeride mountain bike rider Brett Rheeder. Released in August 2018, the film takes you on a ride through the mindset and motivations of anyone who feels driven to pursue greatness, how it can feel to fall short, and the consequences of reaching a lofty goal when the struggle to get there has defined you for so long. Beautiful Idiot is an official selection of the 2018 Banff Mountain Film Festival.
Script: Anders J. Svensson
Directors: Harrison Mendel and Robb Thompson
Starring: Brett Rheeder, Elliot Friesen, and Austin Friesen
Voiceover: Brad Avenyou
Director of Photography: Harrison Mendel
Principle Cinematographer: Liam Mullany
Additional Cinematography: Seger Nelson and Brody Jones
Editors: Harrison Mendel and Shelley Fried
Colorist: Steve Seeley
VFX: Calvin Sun
Title Design: Shelley Fried
Music Composer: Windmills, Cory Myraas, Mitch Lee
Sound Design and Mix: Mitch Lee and Taylor Richardson
Anders J. Svensson currently resides in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and is available for hire as a freelance copywriter or creative consultant by clients worldwide.
His writing services include ads & campaigns, biographies, creative consulting, direct mail, ebooks, editing, game design, naming & taglines, pitch decks, scriptwriting, social media, and website content.
Feel free to contact Anders to discuss your project.