Lakeland artist Aaron Corbitt enjoys to make folks right this moment chuckle. And this weekend, he is hoping to incorporate some screams.
“Beware! The Hitchhiker,” a comedy and horror movie created by Corbitt and three associates – Tugce Erol, Phil Couture and Jon Thompson – premiers on the Polk Theatre on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
The thought for the movie arrived from Corbitt, his brother and his buddy, Couture, constructing movies once they have been little ones.
“We had been being all artists, and as a substitute of performing what different younger ones did, we constructed movies. This was one of many characters that we designed as an justification to examination our creativeness and have enjoyment,” Corbitt reported.
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When Couture, who can be a information within the movement image, visited from Poland, they decided to revive their character.
“We thought of wouldn’t it’s thrilling if we constructed pleasurable of all of the reboots and the sequels. So why actually don’t we do our have as a joke? It simply snowballed and blossomed into something lots bigger than we predicted,” Corbitt talked about.
Corbitt, 37, states horror is the best style to provide.
“Relying in your creativeness, it’s a glorious excuse to do whichever you need inside your means. It’s an excellent automotive or truck to take part in with any ideas you may need,” he mentioned.
Corbitt is multifaceted as a filmmaker, musician and great artist.
“Filmmaking enables you to do all of them. It’s how I acquired that I most popular to be a musician,” he mentioned.
Corbitt’s audience just isn’t constrained to grown ups. He seems to be like forward to publishing the kids’s publications he has created and turning them into animated movies.
“I need to do enjoyment for all ages. I don’t need to maintain anybody out of the thrilling given that I recognize all of it,” Corbitt defined.
The displaying on the Polk Theatre is the neighborhood premiere for “Beware! The Hitchhiker.” Corbitt hopes to get the film on Amazon and was invited to a film competitors in Tampa.
The movie is rated R for violence, language and nudity. Tickets are $10 and might be acquired at www.polktheatre.org.
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