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REEL: Auditions! April 21, 2018

Last weekend was a whirlwind of meetings and auditions. It was a really tough decision, but we chose our actors! Seriously, it was hard. We saw so many amazing people during the casting call, however, Gin and I are confident that we chose the right people for the part (and met others that we for sure want to work with on a future project). Thanks to our sponsors at ikan, we held auditions at a really beautiful high rise in…

REEL: Open Casting Call April 12, 2018

This weekend Gin and I will be holding our open casting call for Reel! This is one of my favorite steps in the process. It can be stressful because the weight of the film (who the audience sees, anyway) relies on finding the right person for the part, but oh man… when we find that one person who “gets it” everything clicks into place and it’s MAGIC. They bring in their own experiences and put a part of their soul…

REEL: New Partnership- Equipment Score! March 23, 2018

We have our first partnership! ikan, a Houston-based designer, manufacturer and distributor of pro film and video equipment is partnering with us to provide gear for the feature! Gin and I are very excited about this opportunity and we are extremely grateful for their enthusiasm and support for the project. Their equipment is going to be an invaluable asset and we are really excited to be working with them. Before speaking with ikan, I think we were just hoping to borrow…

REEL: Our First Feature Film! March 17, 2018

We’re making our first feature film- and that’s really cool! It’s also self-funded! Which is whatever. I’m just excited to be here. The script is pretty much done (though I’ve been saying that for months now), and the money is mostly saved. I am ready to get started, but I feel like someone pressed the slow mo button and is making me WAIT and BIDE MY TIME until it actually IS time to hit the ground running in June. This…

Behind the Scenes of 4 or More: Arm Casting! January 12, 2016

SPOILER ALERT: We have a practical effect in our film.  I don’t know if this is REALLY a spoiler, but there it is.  It’s hard to find truly dedicated actors who are willing to have their arms literally chopped off (prima donnas, amirite?), so finding a special effects artist became a must. But in all seriousness, I am a huge, huge, HUGE fan of practical effects and make up.  I enjoy writing screenplays that push what Gin and I know how…

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