The fastest film ever made

A South African feature film shot in less than 11 days may be up for a Guinness World Record.

The attempt officially kicked off at 9am on Wednesday, May 1, for which no preparation was allowed beforehand, while many of the team’s peers were reaping the benefits of a mid-week public holiday.

Ten days and 12 hours later, the film was complete and Shotgun Garfunkel premiered at the Bioscope in Johannesburg’s Maboneng Precinct on 11 May.

The team behind the movie are awaiting Guinness World Record accreditation. The previous record was held by Sivappu Mazhai, a feature from Kolkata, India, which came in at 11 days, 23 hours and 45 minutes to produce

Read more about the making of Shotgun Garfunkel here.

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