The multi-talented Writer, Director, Producer, Lije Sarki talks to Illya about his latest project, Concrete Kids. The movie follows two nine year old boys on one adventurous night in Los Angeles. Lije discusses wearing many hats as the writer, director, and producer of the project, willing a project like this into being and aesthetic choices that served the production . Concrete Kids was shot in 17 nights with a budget of only $25K. Lije talks about the challenge of the search for the two young leads, shooting with kids almost entirely at night, and then securing sales and distribution for feature film.
Concrete Kids: Now available to purchase and stream on-demand worldwide here, and on all major streaming platforms including, Amazon Prime, Google Play and iTunes.
Illya’s Short End is “Who’s a Player and Who’s Not with OTT/Original Streaming Platforms.”
Editor in Chief: Illya Friedman / Contributors Page
Host: Ben Rock / Contributors Page
Producer: Alana Kode
Composer: Kays Al-Atractchi
Editor: Abby Corbett
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