The first review of The Captured Bird is in!
Behold, the first glowing review of the film YOU helped make happen! Give yourself a pat on the back and click the link below to read the review:
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The Captured Bird is complete!
Hi Kickstarter backers!
It feels like forever since we wrapped principal photography but we finally made it - The Captured Bird is done! With five different visual effects vendors from... Read more
Monster Drawing by Skyler Wexler
Our six-year-old lead Skyler Wexler just sent us this awesome drawing of Jovanka directing her and the monster - which she clearly loves - on set. Among her many talents,... Read more
Behind The Scenes: A Ghostly Encounter on Set of The Captured Bird
As many of you already know, the house we shot The Captured Birdin has been uninhabited for over 40 years and is said to be haunted by a woman... Read more
More Production Stills
Hey everyone, here are some more gems from the over 1400 production stills that were taken. The footage is in the editor's hands now and once we have a locked... Read more
Director's Diary: Afterglow
It’s the morning after wrapping principal photography on my first film. My house is a disaster, Tammy (our VFX supervisor) is on her way back to LA, Karim (our DP)... Read more
Day three: It's a wrap!!
It ended the way it started - with an enthusiastic crew, a happy set and a whole lot of people making a movie that they loved making. We shot the... Read more
...aaaand we rocked Day Two too!
The good fortune continued into day two - our exteriors went well, we got our special effect insert shots in the morning and the weather cooperated (more or less). And... Read more
Day one is a success!
We wrapped day one yesterday and we're well into day two! It was an amazing experience finally being on set with this project that we dreamed up two years ago.... Read more
Introducing The Young Girl
Ladies and Gentlemen, we introduce you to the lead actor of The Captured Bird, the amazing Skyler Wexler. Skyler plays the young girl who is led into the heart of... Read more
NEW REWARD UNLOCKED! AUTOGRAPHED MOVIE POSTER!
We've raised our funding goal to account for the costs of a new camera package and generator (plus truck and operator) to power the set. As an incentive to reach... Read more
We Meet Our Monster
We took a little field trip to Paul Jones' creature effects studio the other day to meet our monster! On this visit we saw the first rough sculpt of wet... Read more
Creature Design Concept Illustration by Spectral Motion
When we approached Oscar-nominated Hollywood creature effects studio Spectral Motion (Pacific Rim, Attack the Block, Don't Be Afraid of the Dark, the Hellboyfilms) to design... Read more
The Haunted Location Scout
We went on our first scout of the location yesterday, and it was both inspiring and incredibly spooky. We heard from a couple of crew members about ghostly experiences they'd... Read more
In record time - less than 48 hours - we were able to fully fund our film project thanks to you, our amazing backers! The crew and I... Read more
Ummm....wow. We don't know what to say! 36 hours after launching, we're 90% funded! The ball is clearly rolling now. This is just the first of many, many thanks to... Read more