Thanks for the patience. More cast photos are mailed today and my mom says she can get more memory on the computer in October. That will probably make it okay... Read more
World Premier of Z- (Z Minus)
Wednesday July 10, 2013
Shows at 6:30 and 7:30
Jack at AIFF
Okay--getting painfully close to a finished film and a world premier. As soon as we have a place and a date, I'll email backer groups for details on credits, sizes,... Read more
AIFF and Editing Update
Jack is wonderful to watch at the film festival. He's meeting other filmmakers and learning to converse in networking a bit outside his comfort zone--but only a bit.
The full... Read more
We're half way done filming the movie and I couldn't have done it without your support. Thanks.
If you read the paper, you may have seen me. John Darling interviewed... Read more
We practiced zombie special effects tonight. Mom did half my face and a bite mark on my leg. She made a really good cut with some gross putty and awesome... Read more
Filming has begun
Jack met on location with his director mentor to block out the factory scenes. Shot some "B roll" and confirmed that everyone in the palm reader shop scene will be... Read more
We have 6 days designated for filming between now and Halloween! Wish me luck in getting all the cast and crew and locations to cooperate with our days!... Read more
In organizing for production, we've counted 40 zombies, plus the Elder Zombie and the Bokor who attack Ashland and we are saved by Rees and Jack. Gahl takes out her... Read more
This is M.O.M. Jack is in school today so I'm serving as secretary.
He successfully practiced filming with the camera at the Big Foot Festival in Willow Creek... Read more
Got my camera today!
I'm so excited. I got my camera today! Thanks for all the helpful tips. I got a Canon Vixia with the right optical zoom. I got an extra battery and... Read more
I'm delivering scripts to my main actors today and made lots of calls about what type of camera to get. Going to get a camera on Saturday. Thanks everyone. JACK... Read more
Script Done! Here's a sneak-peak!
Screenplay by Kolchak Jack Murphy.
At the local bar.
JACK: Two beers.
REES: So what do we do?
JACK: Well, I have a book... Read more
I just had an interview and some of the cast were here. They are going to put us in the weekend paper for either Mail Tribune or Ashland Daily Tidings.... Read more
He's so excited
This is M.O.M.
I just talked with Jack on the phone. He's helped Grandma Nicki and Grandpa Murph get moved to their new house so now the playwright lives minutes... Read more
Help from our family playwright
While I'm away from rehearsal time with my friends, I'm still working on the movie. My Grandpa Murph is a playwright and he is going to help me... Read more
Scene 4 Rehearsals
Rehearsed Scene 4 yesterday with my friend Jonah. He plays the bartender in the bar scene. I have decided to look for a new bar set for the scene because... Read more
Mapping out the script
Making great headway mapping out the script with props, sets, costumes, cast, and special effects needed. Finished map for scenes 2-4 today.
Getting Parent Support
JACK: M.O.M. has started to ask parents of kids in my class for their support.
M.O.M.:Working on coordinating a production schedule with parent support since all actors are required... Read more
Took cards for Z Minus and the kickstarter campaign to the Ashland Chamber Greetersthis morning. Now that I have solid backing, I'm putting a better budget in. $500-$1000 looks... Read more
Scene 2 where Jack eliminates the first Zombie in Z-has now been final edited, copied for the actors and ready to rehearse. I've also been testing different blood capsule... Read more