While working on story ideas for our 24 Hour Film Festival entry this February, we struck upon a particularly peculiar and intriguing idea that managed to combine both of our assigned genres, Women and Road Movie. The basic pitch was that in a world where men were turing into rage-zombie-esque murderous monsters, a group of two woman and a man would have to decide whether to stick together or leave the man behind. Ultimately it seemed a bit beyond the reach of both our time constraints, and our newly gathered team, and we made ‘Jenny Goes To The Murder House’ instead.
However, a few of the team kept working on the idea, and before the end of February had completed the first script of what would become XY. After a couple barroom planning sessions, we decided to make it our next project. After a grueling shoot in Winchester, VA, I’m pleased to present the finished movie: