Well, it’s finally finished guys! I have released the short, three minute version of my film for the My Rode Reel 2016 contest. If any of you are interested, here is the link to it. Please let me know what you think! Constructive criticism is always welcome. Just to give you a heads up though, I most likely will have something in my eye the entire time you’re dissing my film.
Hello again you beautiful people! Yesterday I had my first shot at the director’s chair shooting a five minute short film titled Whitetails. We took about half a day to do it all. Needless to say, it went a lot worse than I expected. The best way I can think to describe it is this: Imagine you have been wanting to buy ice cream for a while but you didn’t have the right equipment or people to help you (I know this is a terrible analogy but just go with it, ok?) Then you finally get the things you need to get that delicious ice cream and you see the ice cream truck coming around the corner. Well you start setting things up for the truck to arrive safely but the idiot that designed the truck forgot to put breaks on it. Since you already committed to getting that ice cream and you have all these people there to get it with you, you try to stop the truck by standing in front of it and get run over by it. That’s how making my first movie felt. Like I got hit in the face with a truckload of something I love. But I may be a bit of a masochist because, after everything that went wrong, it was a great learning experience and a ton of fun despite all the stress. Anyway, I made a short list of things I think will make your process slightly less painful than mine. Check it out!
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