Dirty Money

A noir style gangster film, depicting hoodlum activities of 1930s Chicago. It experiments with characters as expressionless, nonspeaking silhouettes. Like original noir, it uses economical techniques to create the style and atmosphere of the setting.

Behind the scenes of Dirty Money

All shot in a day, in front of a green screen.
Edited over the course of 3 afternoons.
Images were created by keying out green and completely blackening the rest of the image.
Photographs create the city and architecture where the film is set.
Images were based around the idea that shape was key, and that detail was less important.

Matériel RØDE utilisé



Mercer MacWilliam Hughes - Director, Producer, Editor

Aaron MacWilliam Hughes - Actor