Composition and Contrast
Here's a quick example of how to make something like an ordinary basement stairwell feel mysterious and just a wee-bit "off"...
Hope you have a great week, and that you... Read more
A Change in the Weather
Another quick post here: see how we redesigned an element of the fabulous Castle Gaiman, and, more importantly, why...
I want to express my gratitude to everyone for the incredible outpouring of sympathetic and thoughtful comments regarding my dad's passing (as well as for my daughters nuptials). It was... Read more
The Sound of Silence Sucks...
My sincere apologies to all of you who have been wondering if I had fallen-off the face of the earth or not (I haven't, in fact); if you'd like to... Read more
I had a particularly inspiring visit with the always generous Neil Gaiman in Park City during his recent Trigger Warningbook tour, and wanted to share the experience with you... Read more
Hey everyone! I hope your year has been a wonderful one so far, and that you are well & keeping yourselves creatively engaged in your own projects! I am still... Read more
The Longevity of Dreams
One of your fellow backers made a comment on my last blog post that really got me thinking -- and if you click here, you can read some of what... Read more
Regular Postings on the Blog
Hey everyone, I wanted to send a brief note regarding the recent updates on the Production blog. You may have noticed that they have become a weekly occurrence, and the... Read more
The Thing That Comes To My House...
Things have been moving at an exciting pace, with new developments I'm eager to reveal in the coming weeks. But for now, I thought I'd share a spooky image to... Read more
"The Porch of Dreams..."
Hello again! You might want to take a look at my latest blog-post to see a new image from The Price (Shot TP-018, downloadable for those who want to),... Read more
Seeing in the dark...
...to understand this update's cryptic title, take a peek at the latest blog post & then enjoy the rest of your day!
The Wheels Keep Turning...
Much has happened in the last few months, both in terms of the production of The Priceas well as in my own life; despite the many twists and turns... Read more
New Blog Post and Image From The Price!
Hey everyone! Just a quick update to let you know there is a new blog post featuring a stylized visualization of Mr. Gaiman's amazing abode from the opening shot of ... Read more
A Backer's Tale
Hello everyone! I hope your new year has already started in a positive and productive way.
Since I began this project, I've received many encouraging and uplifting notes from several... Read more
"HERE KITTY KITTY..."
Check out the blog to see an image render-test that is pretty darn creepy! Happy dreams everyone...
New Post featuring composer/performer Tommy Tallarico
I'm trying to make good on my commitment for more frequent updates, and I just posted something that may be of special interest to you.
My friend Tommy... Read more
New Post: Arms & Shoulders...
Hey everyone; I hope you are having a great Friday that you can forge into an even greater weekend!
First, I want to express how deeply moved and profoundly grateful... Read more
Jordan and The Price
I have some solemn news to share with you all: on Friday, August 2nd, my son Jordan, 26, passed away suddenly while on a business trip to Los... Read more
Tests & Results
Hello everyone! For all of you who have been so patiently waiting, there is a new blog post here that includes some animated test footage of The Price'snarrator (himself)!... Read more
Friends, Companions & Protectors
Last Friday, I had been planning a post to share one of the many stories I've received from supporters of The Priceconcerning their own pets and how this wonderful... Read more
2013: Year Of The Black Cat!!!
HAPPY NEW YEAR everyone!!! To start things off right, please check-out the latest Videoblog, featuring some great updates and a tantalizing video interview snippet with Mr. Neil Gaiman (himself)!
I... Read more
Sorrow & Joy
Hello all -- if you have a moment, I've got 3 things I'd like to mention:
1)I can't get past thinking about all of the families affected by the... Read more
New image & blogpost!
It has yet again been a long while between posts, so I hope you'll take the time to read this new one. I've also posted an image of our battered,... Read more
New image (and update) for your immediate viewing/reading pleasure!
Hello everyone -- I hope your summer has been fantastic thus far, and that you are doing everything in your power to keep your dreams alive & kicking!!!
I know... Read more
Videoblog #04: Digital Sculpture & Design
NO WAY ... a new VIDEOBLOG is up!!! :) This one is all about the creation of the 3D character & creature models, and features the astoundingartistry of Ryan... Read more
Bad Hair Days Production Blog up!
Let me just say this: creating hair in the computer is not easy.
So if you'd like to see some pretty crazy hair tests and discover... Read more
Something to consider ...
What a mind-blowing year for Kickstarter! Tim Scafer's amazing video game project Double Fine Adventure has a little over 24 hours to go and already has more than $2.8 Million pledged... Read more
Another Brief Update!
Things are continuing to pick-up speed here at base-camp, so I thought I'd post a quick update with plenty of fun images to let you see for yourselves! (Just click here.)... Read more
A New Year's Treat ...
Happy New Year everyone!!! This is gonna be one fantasticyear, I can feel it -- can't you???!!! And to celebrate, I wanted to share a sneak-peek of a test-rendering/composite... Read more
1 Year Later ...
Hello all, and can you believe it???!!! IT'S BEEN A WHOLE, ENTIRE YEAR!!!
I wanted to thank all of you again for giving me this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to bring ... Read more
Meet Composer Zain Effendi!
I'm very excited to introduce you to the newest member of our production team, the wonderful and extremely talented up & coming composer Zain Effendi. You can read about him... Read more
My Visit To Castle Gaiman!!!
Once again, it seems as though eons have passed since my last update. So muchhas happened these past months, and I wanted to share some of the excitement with... Read more
New Concept Art!
I know it is difficult to wait for things that you are looking forward to (although there isa distinct pleasure that can be derived from the wait itself), and... Read more
2 Interesting Kickstarter Projects
Hello One & All!
As you might expect, as someone blessed with having had a successful Kickstarter campaign (once again -- and this time in the slightly-mangled words of Tiny... Read more
Check out the latest Production Blog to take a peek at some production photos I wanted to share with everyone. As promised, I am posting smaller, more regular entries with... Read more
New Videoblog is up: The Recording of Neil
Sorry, sorry, SORRYfor being gone so long, folks!!! So much has happened and I have been stock-pilling all sorts of goodies, BUT ... I'm going to try and... Read more
The Brush-Strokes of Production: Designing, Modelling, Videoblogging & More!!!
Just a quick note to let you all know that production on The Pricehas been moving steadily forward, with some terrific new designs and fantastic digital character models being developed over... Read more
National Doodle Day
In this brief Production Blog, I wanted to share with you a piece I contributed to National Doodle Day, and link you to the site where you can see dozens... Read more
New Production Blog "Stories And The People Who Tell Them" is now posted!
I think you'll get a kick out of this latest Blog entry -- it's a wee-bit lengthy, but I had a lot of fun recalling some interesting experiences I've had... Read more
Drobo Is Here!!!
And just what the heck is a Drobo, you ask? Good question; come & look for yourself at yet another generous example of faith in our little movie! http://www.theprice-movie.com/production-blog/
My 1st Production Journal Videoblog is now up!!!
FINALLY, right???!!! :) Sorry it has taken so long, but in addition to getting everything moving on the film and creating this special video update for you, we've also... Read more
Happy New Year!!!
Happy New Year everyone!!! This will be a very quick update to mention a few items:
1) Firstly, I wanted to let you know that the special incentive 1-sheet posters... Read more
A Quick Correction
Yesterday I tried to send out a link to another great Kickstarter project I hope you'll check out, but messed up the link; here is the proper one for Ryan's... Read more
New Production Blog Up!
Just a quick note to everyone interested that I've posted a new Production Blog up on the site: http://www.theprice-movie.com/production-blog/
I've tried to answer some of the bigger questions that I... Read more
A quick update ...
Wow everyone ... I'm still reeling from all that has happened! I wanted to post a quick, mini-update to address an issue that has come up several times now: I've... Read more
Final Words 2: The Video Update
Hi everyone -- sorry this took so long to post! Please don't forget to join us at www.theprice-movie.com where the fun will continue!!!
So that's it!!! :(
I've made a video-message for my final update, but it will take awhile to post to the Kickstarter server, so please check back in a couple... Read more
My head is still reeling ... like many of you, I watched the numbers late into the night, as they kept going up and up and up ... so when... Read more
The Final 24 ...
It seems so unreal ... we are in the final 24 hours! And it hasn't even been 24 hours since my last update, and in that time we've gained more... Read more
1500 STRONG WITH 44 HOURS TO GO!!!
As of this writing, we are rapidly closing in on being 80% funded (see the graph below) -- INCREDIBLE!!! The support has been so-far-over-the-top from what I was expecting, it... Read more
The Clock Is Ticking ...
With less than 100 hours to go and almost $50,000 left to raise, we are getting so very close to achieving our goal! We can’t get this far without a... Read more
I am just blown away!!! Over 1000 backers and finally cresting the halfway point towards reaching our budget: things are really moving!! I want to thank all of you for... Read more
15 DAYS TO GO!!!
I wanted to send an update this morning to thank every one of you who has pledged to this project -- you are all wonderful!!! (You've not only helped with... Read more
Chart-topping cellist Zoë Keating on board for “The Price”!!!
I'm really excited about this bit of news...and think you will be too!!! If you don’t know her work, Zoë Keating is an award-winning recording artist, cellist, composer, and performer... Read more
Would you believe ... 600???!!!
Congrats to John Spink, our 600th backer so far!!! And additional congrats to all of our new Associate Producers out there, including one who is a comic writer/filmmaker himself (flying... Read more
400!!! (No, not the sequel ...)
My brain is leaking out my ears ... what an incredible show of support!!! And the wonderful comments are overwhelming (literally ... how can I keep up???!!!), and so affirming.... Read more
WOW!!! 100 Backers already!!!
I can't believe the fantastic response this project has received over the last few days -- thank you all SO MUCH for your generous support!!! Along with your pledges, I've... Read more