Editing continues on the show and I must say Isaac Blair is doing one hell of a job. I watched the rough cut of the first encounter of the boy Mark with the Vistors.
I have spent a few days doing CGI animations of the Visitors against the background plates we shot of the boy hiding under his desk. Isaac cut them in today. It gave me chills as it was nearly exact to my own experience.
It is going very well. Such a talented crew and artists are breathing life into something I lived. It’s eerie and bueatiful at the same time
We had another great shoot for our production on Saturday the 20th of August. This entire day was spent shooting Whitley’s intro monologue to “But Something is There”. Each episode will have the same intro with a slight change at the end to address the current episode.
Whitley as always did a fantastic job and brought so much depth and emotion to our show. His delivery of my written words was amazing to witness and I thank my dear friend from the bottom of my heart for his participation and support.
Next up on September 11th we will shoot a scene where my grandfather and I walked a country road at night and witnessed something extraordinary that stays with me to this day.
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It was an amazing 14 hour day of shooting yesterday. The night before I was up to 2 am rearranging the shoot with last minute changes. We were back up at 5 am and out the door.
We had a general meeting at 7 am and planned the days shoot.
It it was a daughting task to get all the shots we needed in one day but because of the wonderfully fantastic crew of creative professionals we were able to pull it off. We got them all and some extra to boot.
Thank you all! You are wonderful and this production would not be possible without you. You are the life’s blood of, “But Something is There”.
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The set for the boy’s bedroom in,”But Something is There” is standing and ready for set dec.
The to John and Scott for sticking it out today. The 14 will get here quick.
I ordered a bunch of 50s toys today some I actually owed as a child for decorations. I also had some that are from the 50s and even a Gort and Man Made satellite that has a window with a dog inside. What a trip down memory lane.
Tomorrow we add the bed and furniture, curtains and more. Movie magic is a wonderful and creative passion.
I just have to thank all the wonderful and talented people that are helping us make this production so great. We had a night shoot last night in Piru CA. Antonina found a perfect older home trapped in the 50’s that we were able to use. Thank you Debbie so much for allowing us to use your home!
The performances from Logan Bond, Tammy Klein, and Robb Wolfford were outstanding!
We are so grateful to all involved. Here are some pictures from the shoot.
Next up we will be shooting young Mark’s first encounter with the Visitors. We start building the sets for the child’s bedroom this week.
Peter Fox’s makeup prosthetic make up is underway. Pauline Henao did the original sculptures in one piece and later we removed those pieces from the life mask and transferred them to separate back plates to create overlapping silicone appliances. Antonina Henderson did the transfers and is pointing up the sculptures. Once these are finished molds will be made.
Great progress all the way around. This week we will be cutting last night’s footage into the time line.
SNG has been busy working on the makeup effects for both Jeff Bond and Peter Fox. Our next shoot is on location on the 9th of July.