by Jenny Burke
is, in a way, the self-proclaimed director/producer in our group.
Of course, all of us throw in ideas, debate over camera angles,
and suggest different ways to say lines, but Andy's been there through
all of it. The rough outline of our plot was the brainchild of Andy
and Josh. Scripts have been scribbled in mostly his handwriting;
his artistic style is evident in the rough story board we've used.
He has spent late nights at Tiffany's house pouring over the computer
or keyboard. He is also an actor in the movie. There is not any
part of Jin Kato Mu that doesn't have a little bit of Andy
Thomas in it.
would say, and I think everyone would agree, that his opinion is
the most respected; he has the air of a leader. That doesn't, however,
mean he's perfect. No one is. Andy has a tendency to be over-proud
occasionally. He's laughed down ideas before they've barely exited
our heads. A lot of times the ideas were bad anyway, but there's
a certain respect everyone needs and wants in our group since there's
not a truly humble one among us, except maybe Derek. But in the
end, Andrew has always been the first to endorse the movie and often
one of the last to go home.