The Boys Outside
At their own device, three friends adventure outside in the rural south while discussing their finals days of 8th grade.
Credits / Collaborators / Cast
Written & Directed by A.J. Riggins
Produced by A.J. Riggins
Michael Eli Jackson
Brandon L. Jordan
Director of Photography – Conor Murdock
Production Designer – Miles McKeller-Smith
Edited by – CJ Duncan
Music by – Meng-Tung Lee
Sound Designer – Zach Smith
Colorist – Andrew Mirmanesh
Unit Production Manager – Anna Ray
First Assistant Director – Camille Bourne
Script Supervisor – Kathryn Chatman
The story behind the film
The Boys Outside is intended to be a simple, slice-of-life prologue that supports the world-building for the character of Toine that includes the visual expression “Look at Toine” and a feature film in development featuring these same characters.
This film is a love letter to those hot, humid North Carolina Summers. The nostalgia and lingo from the early 2000s. The inner child of us all.