Inner Nature : Short Film Financing
Artist: Ryan Bourque Location : C-scape Dune Shack in Cape Cod National Sea Shore Type: Short film Inner nature is a solo performance, and self produced short film that was written, directed, acted, edited, and shot all by the artist Ryan Bourque, during a 5 day immersive stay at the C Scape Dune shack. It is 1 mile off the grid, in a desolate dune landscape. Ryan single handedly shot and acted in every scene, totally in isolation and while also trying to survive a week with no running water, electricity, and contact with the outside world and completely exposed to the natural elements that surrounded him. A man wakes up on a beach and stumbles upon an isolated shack in the middle of a deserted Dune landscape. He comes in contact with another guy (also played by the same actor) who turns out to be a reflection of the man's own ego. The two work together in order to navigate the time spent at the shack before the man travels on, hopefully with a new sense of perspective on life, and the different parts of himself. A metaphor for meditation, and the evolving relationship with ones consciousness, exploring mindfulness through visual imagery and scene work, and making a cohesive and fully produced film from the mind and life experience of one person, Inner Nature is both a narrative piece of fiction and a documentary about an experience really had.