Nathaniel’s godmother (whom I had never met) had been inviting us to visit her in Hawaii for some time. When we decided to go for our 7th anniversary, I started planning a surprise proposal with her help! I toyed around in theater in high school and college, Nathaniel used to work in a movie theater, and we’re both big film buffs. So, I reached out to the Hawaii Theater Center in downtown Honolulu about the possibility of a fascinating but mostly for-show private tour culminating in a private exhibition. With their enthusiatic support, I began the months-long process of filming as many of our friends and family as possible for a Birthday/proposal movie.