January 2019

“Arriving in 4” is LIVE on Vimeo!

January 2, 2019 // 0 Comments

  Two brothers wait for a car to take them (or not) to their father’s funeral. I’m very happy with this – it’s a “real movie.” My actors, Cody Hamilton and Paul Sean Ward, did a stellar job and my DP Josh Larson delivered amazing footage on my $600 Panasonic Lumix G7. There were some sound problems, oh yeah, including replacing all of the original scene 3 audio with ADR (rerecording the dialogue later in studio). Nothing like filming on a warm Saturday afternoon to make it impossible to cut together takes with chainsaws, airplanes, trucks, children, etc. in the background from one take to another. And, hiding the lavs behind ties meant scritching and scratching to the point where I had to abandon a lot of that material. My next short will be about a movie star having a breakdown on a talk show… because I want to write something where I don’t have to hide the mikes! Pragmatism, right? Learn your lessons, and create within your [MORE]