To Texture or Not to Texture? That is the question.
I've toyed with adding paper textures to Multiplex (the comic strip) in the past but never used it, mostly because it's time consuming and really hard to see in the... Read more
Week 5 Progress Report: Rough animatic… complete!
Despite being at Wizard World Philly this past weekend, I finished the rough animatic for the entire short. I can't share that with you, because it would spoil all... Read more
Week 4 Progress Report: Rough animatic in progress!
Hello! A very early update this week, because I will be out of town for a few days (exhibiting at Wizard World Philadelphia) and unable to work on Multiplex 10... Read more
Week 3 Progress Report: Rough storyboards are finished!
The rough storyboards for Multiplex 10 are complete!
Spoiler warning? :D
I'll probably finetune them a bit more before I move on, because they're pretty scribbly right now.
I'll start... Read more
Week 2 Progress Report: Storyboards and visual development!
Work on the storyboards is proceeding well. The drawings are a little scribbly, but I'm drawing them almost solely for my own reference, after all.
I have nearly 2/3 of the... Read more
Introducing… Aiyanna Wade — a.k.a. Multiplex 10’s Becky!
As we get into the final EIGHT hours of the Kickstarter project (actually, closer to seven now), I finally have the last major character cast! Meet the Multiplex 10 animated... Read more
Going into the final day… (and some Producer-level rewards rejiggering)
As we get closer to the FINAL twenty-four hours of the Multiplex 10 Kickstarter project, I'm thrilled with how much we’ve raised — but I'd like to make one attempt... Read more
Multiplex 10: the comic book?! (addition to the $20k stretch goal)
The Multiplex 10 Kickstarter project ends in TWO DAYS. (Sunday, May 7th, at 11pm Central, to be precise. Kickstarter rounds down.) Right now, we’re thiscloseto $17,000 — nearly... Read more
Multiplex 10: the animated short is FUNDED.
Thanks to Phat Do and 477 other backers and also the one person who just pledged since I started typing this — the Multiplex 10 animated pilot is FUNDED!
I... Read more
Kurt and Jason make a terrifying discovery
I totally forgot to post this comic here, too. whoops (I forget sometimes that not everyone lives on Twitter.)
We passed two milestones over the weekend: 90% funding AND 442... Read more
Like Franklin, Angie only has a brief cameo in the episode, so I'm using these comics to (re)introduce her in the new Multiplex 10 canon.
Also worth pointing out, the... Read more
Franklin has some things he wants to share.
I didn’t expect to post this so soon! Today’s been a very good day, Kickstarter-wise! Thank you for all your support!
Please keep telling your friends about the project. We... Read more
400 Backers! 85% Funded! TEN DAYS TO GO!
Thanks to Alyssa J. and ALL OF YOU, we've hit two milestones at the same time: 400 backers and crossing the 85% mark toward our funding goal! We've still got a... Read more
Revised $800 pledge level: SEQUENTIAL ART
Since there weren’t any takers on the MOVIE REVIEW level, I wanted to change that up a little to make it (hopefully?) more enticing:
Now, the $800 level nets you... Read more
Hyrule Isn’t Going to Save Itself
Although Franklin here is one of the more significant characters in Multiplex (the comic strip), but he only gets a tiny cameo in the Multiplex 10 short/pilot. Hopefully we’ll get... Read more
Meet Kurt and Jason — PLUS, officially announcing our first stretch goal
Hello! The Multiplex 10 Kickstarter project ends in just over 14 days. As of this writing, we are a little south of $12,000, so no quiiite at 80% of our... Read more
Shot 9 – Theater Exterior (test footage)
I'm slowly working on the animatic for the first scene of the short, which I'll be sharing here over the next couple of weeks. (The later scenes, I won't... Read more
The neighbors (and the exterior to the Multiplex 10… again)
I'm continuing to refine and build out the background/exterior of the Multiplex 10 because this will be used in one of the first big shots. Here are two of the... Read more
The new Multiplex 10 Cinemas(?)
This may change, but I'm toying with redesigning the Multiplex 10 exterior (and some of the interior) from how it appeared in the comic strip, because; well, because I designed... Read more
Introducing… sound designer Ian Vargo!
I’ve just lined up the latest addition to the cast and crew: sound designer Ian Vargo.
Ian Vargo’s sound design has been heard on nationally-televised ad campaigns, award-winning short films,... Read more
Announcing… Multiplex Movie Review milestone goals!
Multiplex 10: the animated shorthas raised over $11,000 in pledges from 330 backers as of this writing, just over a week after launch. While we’re not officially greenlit yet... Read more
We’ve hit 300 backers!!!
Thanks to all of you, the Multiplex 10 project has hit 300 backers. You are all amazing and wonderful people. :)
Since we’re at $10,000 in under a week, I... Read more
The Multiplex 10 animated short is 2/3 funded!
Thanks to Carter — and, really, every single one of you, the Multiplex 10animated short has raised $10,000 in pledges — two-thirds of its base goal — in under... Read more
The $75 reward level has been upgraded: now with MUSIC!
Hello again. Two updates in one day! Since there haven’t been any takers for the $75 reward level (with the digital poster) yet, I decided to sweeten that reward up a... Read more
Taking Multiplex 10 from the script to your screen
This video show three early steps in the (long, long) process of getting from script to screen. Here, we’re looking at a shot in the first scene of the short,... Read more
Multiplex: The Chosen One
It occurred to me that many of you won't have seen this. Multiplex: The Chosen Oneis a student film I did (as a grad student — just under... Read more
Meet (some of) the cast and crew Wednesday night at 8pm EDT!
I'm not sure who else will be able to join me yet BUT I will be hosting a Kickstarter Live livestream on Wednesday night at 8pm EDT at this URL:... Read more
One! Hundred! Backers!
Holy wow! Over a hundred backers (and counting) and over 25% of the way toward the base goal in just over twelve hours!
Thanks so much for throwing your support... Read more