NORMAN: Visual Effects Montage / By Hello Studios
One of the toughest things about making Norman, was to try and get high production quality visual effects on a zero budget essentially. Adam and Sam, from Hello Studios, created... Read more
Have any questions about the film?
A week ago, an awesome fan of the project who has been following it since I first posted it up on Kickstarter back in January of 2014, sent me an... Read more
Featurette: Composing Music
As we near the end of post production on Norman, there have been less and less videos to post about the film because of the nature of how busy work... Read more
Norman Post Production Update: January 26th.
It's been awhile since my last update, and I'd like to let you all know where post production stands so far.
The film is coming along nicely, albeit a... Read more
Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
Just wanted to wish everyone a wonderful weekend. I am excited to relax and enjoy some mental time off from Norman. We are consistently making great progress... Read more
I have something special to share next week.
I am really excited to share something next week. If you haven't already, go to www.normanthefilm.com to sign up for the newsletter or connect with me on the Norman Facebook page... Read more
Production Update: February 21st, 2015.
I was on the drive home after spending an evening with a good friend talking about how Norman is going and felt like recording an audio segment about how things... Read more
NORMAN: Featurette / Recording Original Live Music
Hey everyone. Today's video update shows a recording session we had with a hobby band of ours called Sparrow. Throughout the film, Norman will put on a record for background... Read more
Norman: Featurette / Building the Time Machine
One of the initial problems I had when setting out to make a film that includes time travel was creating a time machine that could achieve several things.
1. Look... Read more
Featurette / Designing the Portal Effect
Something I really wanted to make sure was held to a high standard in my film Norman, was to make sure that all of the visual effects are as photorealistic... Read more
Post Production Update: Music Composing Begins
I have been working side by side with my new composer, Daniel Ciurlizza the last couple of weeks, spotting through the film, discussing musical themes, ideas, so that he is fully... Read more
Quick Post Production Update: Recording Norman's Dialogue.
I just wanted to send you guys a quick update on how post production is going. I am currently prepping for a week long audio recording session with Stephen this... Read more
Production Update Video #1
I present to you our first big Production Update Video. Nearly 8 minutes of behind the scenes, clips from the film, and James and myself talking about what we have... Read more
Progress Update: New Props for Filming this Weekend!
Wanted to share an image with you of a new prop thats being built for use in this weekends new scenes and pickup shots. Jason is slaving over... Read more
Progress Update: New Scenes
I just wanted to write a quick update to let everyone know how grateful I am for all the support, and wanted to let you know how things are going... Read more
Please Update Fix Payment Issue so You Don't Miss Out.
Not to sound like a repeating record, but please don't forget to fix your payment via kickstarter so nobody misses out on their copy of whatever reward you have chosen.... Read more
Reminder to Fix Payment before 14 days of Campaign End.
Just wanted to send a friendly reminder that if anyone with payment problems with their pledges towards Norman aren't fixed, you won't be able to fix it once 14 days... Read more
Last Chance to Secure a Copy of Norman & Collectors Behind the Film Art Book
Just wanted to remind everyone that at 6:50PM EST, the Norman campaign ends. If you are at all interested in seeing the final film and you haven't secured a copy... Read more
Post Campaign Live-Stream Time Update: 7:30 EST Time
I am updating the time of the livestream to 7:30PM EST time. My crew and I wanted to personally thank everyone for the support of Norman, and to be... Read more
Featurette: VFX & The Road Ahead
I wanted to share a short video about who will be coming on board to create the visual effects for Norman. In this featurette, Adam Miller explains what he will... Read more
12K Stretch Goal Met!
Thank you all for helping us to reach our 12k stretch goal! The extra money will go towards really polishing the film, and allowing us to film some really awesome... Read more
Thank You Live-Stream and Q&A Session February 6th, at 6:30PM EST.
I just wanted to let everyone know that myself and some of the crew that helped bring my vision for Norman to life, will be hosting a live-stream February 6th,... Read more
Featurette: Melissa Yowell is Jenny
I had been looking around for someone who might be able to fill the shoes of a very special character in my film Norman, called Jenny. I had been searching... Read more
Featurette: Stephen Birge is Norman
Filming a feature film with little to no budget can have it's ups and downs. Some of my favorite moments during filming, and personally my life is when I would... Read more
Featurette: It's Bandit Time! [FIXED]
I apologize, but I sent out the wrong link. Here is the correct link to my friend who helped play a bandit in my film.
Featurette: It's Bandit Time!
During one of the hardest three days of shooting Norman, my friend helped me out by being a side character in the film, as well as helping to build the... Read more
KICKSTARTER: Update Video #1: Special Thanks & Stretch Goals
Here is a quick thank you video to everyone for being the most amazing people ever! Thank you all for donating so much and for allowing our Kickstarter to be... Read more
My brother Jeremiah flew his tri-copter for several big scenes in my film. He put together a video showing how we did it with a few extra scenes from the... Read more
100% Funded in less than 48hrs!
I am completely humbled by the support you have given. I cannot thank you all enough! I was not expecting this at all. I was hoping for maybe $235 a... Read more