"Lay in Wait" Press and the Laguna Film Festival
As promised, we have the full Q&A from the SAG Foundation Screeninglast week. I hope you enjoy a full thirty minutes of cinematic wisdom, literally in profile.... Read more
Lay in Wait wins "Best of Fest" Alumni Award
Lay in Wait had a fantastic weekend in Los Angeles. Last Friday, we screened at the Screen Actors Guild Foundation, where a packed audience of SAG performers... Read more
Winner: "Best Narrative Short" and Los Angeles Screenings
We had a wonderful experience at the Full Bloom Film Festival last weekend, where Lay in Waitwon "Best Narrative Short". Thank you to the festival organizers, the... Read more
Full Bloom Film Festival
This weekend, our film will be appearing at the Full Bloom Film Festivalin Statesville, NC, just north of Charlotte. We encourage all of our friends in the... Read more
Lay in Wait Tickets Now Available for Hollyshorts
Dear California-based supporters,
Tickets are now available for our screening at the Hollyshorts Film Festival! I, Jonathan Ade, will be attending in person, so if you've missed my melodious,... Read more
Official Selection: 11th Annual Hollyshorts Film Festival
We're so happy to announce that our humble little film will be making its Los Angeles Festival Premiere at the 11th Annual Hollyshorts Film Festival in Hollywood, CA, part... Read more
Official Selection: The Blue Whiskey Independent Film Festival
We're pleased to announce our Official Selection at The Blue Whiskey Independent Film Festival, a fiercely independent film festival located just outside of Chicago.
Our film will be... Read more
Lay In Wait's International Debut!
We had a fantastic time at the Mammoth Lakes Film Festival, where we met tons of talented artists and supportive members of this incredible mountain town!
As... Read more
Official Selection: Mammoth Lakes Film Festival
We're pleased to announce Lay In Wait's third film festival for 2015.
We've been selected to screen at the Mammoth Lakes Film Festival, the breathtaking, mountainous region... Read more
Little Rock Film Festival Screening Dates!
We finally have our screening dates for the 9th Annual Little Rock Film Festival! We're so excited to be coming to this great southern city.
Thursday, May 14th... Read more
Special Jury Prize: Best Cinematography
We're so pleased to announce that Lay in Wait has received a Special Jury Prize for Best Cinematography at the 24th Annual Arizona International Film Festival. Congratulations... Read more
Official Selection: Little Rock Film Festival
We're very pleased to announce that Lay In Wait has been selected for the 9th Annual Little Rock Film Festival as part of the World Shorts Competition! May 11th-17th.
You... Read more
Arizona International Film Festival Screening Date!
We finally have our date and time for the 24th Annual Arizona International Film Festival!
Come join us on Friday, April 10, 2015 at 9:30pm for the Dramatic... Read more
The 24th Annual Arizona Film Festival
Hello backers, supporters, and well-wishers,
Our team is pleased to finally announce that Lay In Wait has been accepted to the 24th Annual Arizona International Film Festival, the oldest... Read more
The Los Angeles Premiere
For the past three years, Alexander Paul and I have labored to bring an ambitious 35mm short to the big screen. Now, we're proud to announce that the film is... Read more
Finally, Physical Rewards!
This and next week, all contributors entitled to physical rewards should be getting them in the mail, with the exception of DVDs, Blu-Rays and the Physical Newsletter which will be... Read more
Reshoot Screen Grabs
Just wanted to share some cool screen grabs from our reshoot period a few weeks ago. The film will be finished by next month, and we can't wait... Read more
I bet you're wondering where your rewards are. Well, fear not! We're still in the process of sending them out. Over the last few weeks, we've been busy preparing... Read more
Greetings from South Carolina
You might have heard that our Writer/Director, Jonathan Ade, has been selected as the Filmmaker-In-Residence at Hub-Bub's Artist-In-Residence program, located in Downtown Spartanburg, South Carolina. An artistic residency... Read more
Lay In Wait: Behind the Scenes
Hello friends and supporters,
Our second AD, Romulo Mena, has put together a lovely behind-the-scenes look at our production period at June Lake. We hope you enjoy this insightful little... Read more
"Lay in Wait" Teaser
We know you've been patiently waiting for images from our film, "Lay in Wait".
Today, we're very excited to present you the first teaser of our project:
https://vimeo.com/76746036... Read more
More Photos from "Lay in Wait"
While we patiently await our 35mm negative scan, I thought I'd share some more behind-the-scenes photos from set. As the weeks press on into post-production, we'll send you exclusive... Read more
Final Day Of Filming
We are excited to announce that we are on the last day of filming. Here are a several images from the last few days of production.
Today is our first day of production at Black's Pond in June Lake, California.
I can't believe that we're at this point. Last night, at our orientation dinner,... Read more
We Did It!, or: The Importance of Clicking "Publish"
As you well know by now, we've made our fundraising goal! We couldn't be happier, or prouder.
Surprisingly, in the hustle and bustle of last week,... Read more
Spotlight on: Lucas Neff
Check out this great interview we did with Executive Producer Lucas Neff, star of Fox's Raising Hope!
Tomorrow's our last day, and we've got an angel in the wings... Read more
New Location! Black's Pond
Sometimes, locations surprise you. You come at the end of May, it looks one way. You come at the end of June, it looks completely different. This weekend, we discovered... Read more
Location Scout: Lundy Lake
Over the weekend, we reached a major milestone: 2/3 of our way to our goal.
We couldn't have gotten this far without you. But there's still more to go. Make... Read more
Pie Challenge - MET
For everyone this last week who contributed, we thank you mightily. And for those who gave $50 or more this week, I give you your weekly reward: a... Read more
Spotlight on: Jonathan Ade and Alexander Paul (part IV)
The Final Chapter
We're doing so well and we have you to thank. Don't forget that today is your last day to pie us in the face. Tell your friends,... Read more
Spotlight on: Jonathan Ade and Alexander Paul (part III)
Part 3 of our Spotlight on Jonathan Ade and Alexander Paul.
Technology, Mermaids and Adventures in Animation.
Enjoy! And don't forget, $50 this week buys you a pie directly in... Read more
Spotlight on: Jonathan Ade and Alexander Paul (part II)
Part 2 of the Spotlight on Writer/Director Jonathan Ade and Cinematographer Alexander Paul.
You might have heard that this week only, we're thanking donors who pledge $50 or more by... Read more
Spotlight on: Jonathan Ade and Alexander Paul (part I)
The first in a series of spotlights on Writer/Director Jonathan Ade and Cinematographer Alexander Paul.
This week, we need to break the $10,000 mark. For all those who have pledged,... Read more
Location Scout: June Lake Motel
In the first in our "Location Scout" series, we explore a serious contender for our motel location, the June Lake Motel. Enjoy, and have a great Memorial Day Weekend!
Spotlight on: Mars Feehery
Meet our production designer, Mars Feehery, the unsung hero of film production!
Spotlight on: Elizabeth Olin
Check out the video spotlight on our lead actress, Elizabeth Olin!
In the next 24 hours, a very generous donor will match any NEW contributions made before Saturday 5pm EST.... Read more