This film brought me to a new challenge
I had never experienced: underwater
filming. And I knew that it was crucial to
the success of this film, since it
pertained to the fear of drowning. Since
our budget was extremely low, there
was no way to rent an underwater
camera. So the question arose: how do
I protect my camera and get the shots I
need? My first thought was to find a
clear plastic container that could protect
it. So I went on a search from store to
store to find a plastic container that
would work. Unfortunately, to my
dismay, most of the plastic containers
were opaque or distorted in some way.
So I turned to glass containers, but as I
found out they distort the image as well.
After searching almost everywhere, I
became discourage and thought that I
may have to compromise my vision.

And then I came to Linen N' Things and
found the perfect container: a
completely clear air tight cookie jar. I
tested the container in the water the
next day and found that a little bit of
water did get in from the pressure. So I
bought plumbers tape and tested it with
many different configurations. After a
few tests, with my friend, we found the
perfect combination and wrapped the
camera in a towel. It was such a fun
experience figuring out an answer to
this problem. The container was a
success and I got the shots I needed
without compromising my vision. I felt
like I was back in the early years of film,
when everything was experimental and

-Eric Bair
Bairfilm (Eric Bair). All rights reserved.
A man is awoken by the echoing sound of dripping coming from
the bathroom, which holds the deepest, darkest fear of mankind.
3 min - Short  Horror  PG-13
Director: Eric Bair
Writers: Eric Bair
Stars: Eric Phillips and Kyle Midlik
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