18 months ago I had an idea. Actually it was more than an idea, I believe it was inspiration. How else could you explain that a 34 year old man would decide to make a heartfelt movie about Girls Camp? In the wake of the success of my previous film, The Saratov Approach, I wanted to follow in its steps …Read More »
Maclain Nelson graduated from Brigham Young University in 2003 with a degree in theatre arts studies. Nelson is currently part of Thrillionaires, a group that performs improvised musical comedies and made-up plays. They use no script and base their performances on audience suggestions of films or theater styles. The group was founded in 2006 and has performed over 300 shows. Nelson worked with Garrett Batty as co-producer and actor (Elder Propst) of The Saratov Approach, a dramatic thriller film about a 1998 kidnapping of two Mormon missionaries in Russia. In 2015, he was the writer, director, and executive producer for the Girl's Camp Movie Once I was a Beehive. The film was screened at the 2015 LDS Film Festival, and opened in theaters across Utah in August that year.