After a few positive screenings of our rough-cut, we’re diving back in to polish the film - picture will be locked very soon.
We’re extremely thankful for everyone who helped us get the film to this point, both on-set and off. We couldn’t have made it this far without your support. There is still a lot of work to do, but we can’t wait to share the film with you as soon as it is ready!
Post-production continues—we now have a very rough edit of the first act of the film.
Transitioning into post-production
Editing is coming along nicely. Still a ways to go, but I’m very excited with how it’s turning out so far. I have a tendency to forget just how much coverage/great material we captured.
After stepping away to tend to some other projects (have to pay the bills, bleh), I’ve been able to take a bit of a fresh view on the whole experience. I’m still amazed with how many great people rallied around the project and gave us their time and talents. If you assisted in any capacity – thank you. When you have a project and a certain vision for it, it’s sometimes hard to share that with other people and allow them to input their own ideas…but when you do, great things happen. I guess that’s the one main thing I’d learned through this whole experience – you can’t do this type of thing without a great team and great support. So thank you again.
We’ll be sure to keep you posted on the progress of things! Now onto more editing…
Thoughts, after a few days of decompression…
When Michael asked me to be a part of this film I was excited and terrified all at once. I absolutely loved his script, but realized that it was very ambitious for a first time filmmaking team. Sure, we’ve completed our share of shorts, but planning out a feature length film is a whole different animal.
Over the next few months we discussed every detail of the production…each scene, every shot, casting, lining up the crew and the logistics of the shoot.
What followed was one of the best professional experiences I’ve ever had, thanks to a phenomenal team that made even the toughest scenes fun to shoot. Whether on-set every day…only there for a few hours…or those who were backing us from a distance, we couldn’t have done it without each and every supporter.
As Director of Photography, I am thrilled with what we were able to capture through those Zeiss lenses—and I can’t wait to see how the edit comes together.
As Producer, I couldn’t be more excited that we were able to finish principal photography on schedule (only 5 hours of total crew OT over 19 days)…and most importantly, that we came in under budget.
Thanks so much for your support—we can’t wait for you to see what we’re working on.
We officially wrapped principal photography last night and couldn’t be more excited with the footage we captured over the last five weeks. We still have a few shots to pick up with the 2nd unit, and will jump into post production soon.