'S.H.I.E.L.D.' Fan Film Makes An Artful Pitch


It's going to be a little while before we get to see what exactly Joss Whedon and his team have in mind for "S.H.I.E.L.D.," but it's never too early for a fan film, is it?

"S.H.I.E.L.D.E.D." is no ordinary fan film, either. It's actually a campaign on the part of Adam Levermore, a graphic designer hoping to land a job on the eventual "S.H.I.E.L.D." TV series as a production designer. Levermore teamed up with a veritable who's who of the geek community (including "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" actress Amber Benson and "The Walking Dead" composer Bear McCreary) to create a short film set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with Levermore himself unwittingly in the hot seat for a job interview at S.H.I.E.L.D. HQ.

Watch the film below!

In a post on his website, Levermore goes into detail about how "S.H.I.E.L.D.E.D." got made and how he thinks the finished product represents his skills as an artist.

"The stated goal of this short film is to catch the eye of the production designer for the S.H.I.E.L.D. TV show, and hopefully be so impressive that hiring me is a no-brainer. I realized, though, that it’s much more than that," wrote Levermore. "The finished piece wound up being so high-quality that it stands alone as a spotlight for my design work. I designed all the art elements of the piece, from the ID badges to the dossiers to the copy of the Daily Bugle to the 'Employee of the Month' plaque for Maria Hill. I even drew Nick Fury’s right-side-only drawing of the Avengers. Everything that isn’t part of the building or being worn by the actors was my design work, and I think it really shows what I can do to bring a unified, coherent feel to a fictional world."

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