Naturally, this makes filming a blockbuster like “Matrix 4” in the city impossible, but “Adam and Eve” just might be able to pull it off. The low-budget production is a love story about an ex-Marine struggling with PTSD while running a pizza shop, and although it does shoot all over the Bay Area, they aren’t exactly leaping from buildings in the Financial District. For an independent filmmaker like Brian Hooks, the writer-director-star of “Adam and Eve,” it’s a challenge that plays to his strengths.
“My foundation is learning how to make films with two hands tied behind my back, so to speak. I was forced to know the ins and outs of how to get things done on a budget,” says Hooks, while the crew prepares for a scene filmed in a creek near the pizza shop. “But this is pretty crazy. When it first hit, we didn’t really know when we would be back up and running. How, where, if we’d even be allowed.”
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