OVER THE RAINBOW…

OVER THE RAINBOW…

I am still basking in the creative surge and filmmaker utopian glow of the Bentonville Film Festival. As I review our amazing week there all I keep coming back to is this: THIS IS HOW IT SHOULD BE. Our first experience with this festival was through the wonderful call we received from Summre Garber, informing ... Read More
 
CINEQUEST 2017: A First Timer’s Inside View

CINEQUEST 2017: A First Timer’s Inside View

If you’re a filmmaker wondering about Cinequest and what it is like to attend with a film – I want to give my team’s enthusiastic two cents – RUN DON’T WALK.  This is one worth the entry fee. We first fell in love with Cinequest when they fell in love with us. They were our ... Read More
 
SO EXCITED!!!!

SO EXCITED!!!!

So- we are on DAY 3 of our 2nd crowd-funding and once again, I am BLOWN AWAY at the response. The difference between this one and the last? Well, this one is smaller, of course- because it is the “last push” for funds that we simply couldn’t scrape together- and we did a LOT of ... Read More
 
ALL THE FEELS…

ALL THE FEELS…

So, we had the screening of our FINISHED FILM for cast and crew this past Saturday – at our family’s FAVORITE theatre- the Laemmle Noho, which made it all the sweeter… I can’t even put into words, really what a remarkable experience this was but… I will try. First of all- the nervousness. We have ... Read More
 
HOMESTRETCH… FER REALS!

HOMESTRETCH… FER REALS!

So- WE HAVE A DATE! At least for the Cast & Crew screening and it looms large. I have been thinking of and excited about this for a year and a half. Seriously, just so EXCITED to share this dream with SO MANY that helped make it become a reality. We’ve been cramming in colorist ... Read More
 
HOME STRETCH!

HOME STRETCH!

So, it’s been a year. During that time we’ve been editing our asses off, working everyday at getting our film name out there, trying to raise money for final posttests, doing sound, music, color and trying to work our “day jobs” to recover from the hit we took with time off… Oh, and daily life ... Read More
 
POST UPDATE: PUSHING TO PICTURE LOCK

POST UPDATE: PUSHING TO PICTURE LOCK

Okay- so MEA CULPA- have been caught up in “life” and such and have been remiss on my updates. EVERY DAY- we are all pushing, working on or prepping another element of QP. For the last 3 months it has been all about finalizing our edit to get to PICTURE LOCK. The looming dates of ... Read More
 
GUT PUNCH

GUT PUNCH

So- updates on the film: still editing- almost done with the rough cut and… IT’S AMAZING. Our geniuses; Jhennifer & Jen slave away and Doug and I get to see their amazingness in chunks. Soon we will all buckle up to hone in on the finishing edits & get to post. This week we saw ... Read More
 
Batman V. Superman… can suck it.

Batman V. Superman… can suck it.

Well, I’m just gonna say it: I’m cranky. I can’t even tell you how many times Doug & I have discussed the state of movies lately. It always starts or ends with: “Where are all the GOOD movies?” Now, before you get your panties all twisted and compose your list of YOUR favorites- let me ... Read More