To those who were eligible for DVDs, they have shipped, as of Monday! I have, to thank for this, not a traditional post-production supervisor team or house, but my... Read more
Please accept my sincerest apologies in the delay of this message. I could only offer explanations, and they would all sound like excuses, and I don't want that. What... Read more
The Polar Vortex and Irene & Marie
I'm writing to you from the cusp of a Polar Vortex. I'm told it will be the second one I've experienced since living in Chicago, but all days seem... Read more
Sundance and Beyond
It has been far too long since an update. The timeline of this film was much shorter, as I've mentioned before, and unforeseen circumstances, new hurdles (the as-yet-unknown is... Read more
First Screening at The Gabby Awards Weekend in LA
It has been far too long since you've heard from me, but a lot has happened.
We have submitted to our first international film festival, Toronto's International Film... Read more
Post-Production: Long Time No Talk
To the investors, friends, contributors and producers of Irene & Marie,
It has been too long, indeed. I feel as though I've been spending the last two months one-on-one with... Read more
Post-production: Long time no talk
Long time no talk supporters and contributors and friends (all friends)!
Duncan Wolfe and I have been editing diligently.
Here is his website: http://duncanwolfe.com
I find myself constantly impressed by Duncan.... Read more
Post-Production and Beyond: The Exploding Movie
It has only been a few days since we last "spoke" but it feels like much longer. As I mentioned in the title of this post, "Irene & Marie" has... Read more
Post-Production (and more photos)
Whenever I was in a production on stage there would be a massive and sinking withdrawal after all was said and done and the last applause walked out of Moore... Read more
Day 2 & Day 3: That's a Wrap!
My apologies for the break in conversation but Day 2 was a tough one.
Under their SAG contracts these actors could only be "worked" for 10 hours a... Read more
Day 1: St. Demetrios
Oh, ladies and gentlemen what a time was had today. What a time, what a time. As a former (and current, in my deepest of hearts) key set PA, I... Read more
Production Week: Day 3/4
Now things are serious.
Now we've all met and we don't quite know what we are capable of. Gigi Fenlon has arrived, mentor and friend from DePauw University and she's... Read more
Pre-Production Day #2: Rehearsal & Tablework
After my "day off" (during which I saw a great film called "Silver Linings Playbook," about bipolar disorder and the strange roots of love) I slept soundly in the Comfort... Read more
Production Week: Day 1
Investors, Producers, Friends, Family and Colleagues,
Today, I arrived in New York City to begin crunch time pre-production. I'm staying at the Courtesy Inn & Suites, happily perched... Read more
Over 12k in two days.
I am so impressed and overwhelmed by the support I've seen crop up for this project in the last 48 hours. Together, we have raised over $12,000 in that time,... Read more
10 days and $15,000 left
I'm in Chicago right now, where it's getting nippy and the winds are picking up. I've been told this is not the best time to be in Chicago, but I... Read more
Less than 2 weeks left and over $15k to go!
We have 12 days and just over $15k to go!
You've all been wonderful supporting and retweeting and tweeting and favoriting and sharing this link, contributing time and money and... Read more
Meet the team: Production Designer
Alexandra designed a production of Grapes of Wrath for Bryce Britton I was very impressed with. In it, beyond the rain on stage that was very impressive,... Read more
Meet the team: Director of Photography
Ladies and gentlemen, Bobby Webster.
We've been meeting with DP's over the last few months and have all agreed upon the impressive Bobby Webster.
Bobby shot the 2011 Academy-Award-winning... Read more
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So close to $14,000
My dear backers, We are so close to $14,000. My Yiayia has turned her study into a production office and is calling everyone she knows. Please do the same! She's... Read more
San Francisco Tribune Mention
Brief mention in the San Francisco Tribune, as well! Look out for a mention of Olympia's next "small film"...
Mentioned in American Theater Magazine!
We have been mentioned in an interview with Olympia Dukakis in American Theater Magazine!
Photo to come...
Congratulations to you all!