Amir Farhang’s ‘The Announcement’ Portrays the Stresses

By: Romina S. Cortellucci - Published: Jun 15, 2012 • References: youtube and fastcocreate
Wedding preparations take a dark twist in Amir Farhang’s ‘The Announcement’ film. Created by the former creative-turned-director Amir Farhang, the short features his actual fiancee Kayla McGee. The couple examines the extremes of wedding planning.

Bridezillas have become a common trend, sometimes getting ready for upcoming nuptials can get the worst of us, so McGee provides an exaggerated bride-to-be frustrated by her uninterested future husband. As they try to plan wedding invitations, McGee doesn’t just imagine wanting to kill her fiancee, but actually takes aim.

By making light of an often stressful situation, this film captures the absurdity of preparing for nuptials. Additionally, the video serves as an unofficial announcement for the couple’s real-life wedding.