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kurtmo
04-09-2007, 08:24 AM
"Tie Can Do" is on its way! I have a first cut at the script, a complete storyboard, and a start on the cast. I'll be filming on a DVX100b with Octava 012 mic. I use Vegas 6.0d and AE 7.

The final film needs to be 16:9. How are others planning on getting to 16:9 w/o a native 16:9 CCD? I'm thinking shoot strait 4:3, then crop in post. Do other DVX shooters plan to use PhotoZoom to resize to full 16:9 or just use NLE's resize?

Happy spying!

NEW PRODUCTION ELEMENTS (5-19):

http://jewellhome.net/stills/spy/license-sm.jpg
license plate used.(almost forgot to take it off my bosses car!)

http://jewellhome.net/shortfilms/stills/Poster2-SM.jpg
Finally got a poster complete!

http://jewellhome.net/shortfilms/stills/tcd_sbsm.jpg
Original Storyboard - Dig my great drawing skills!

AmyO
04-09-2007, 09:27 AM
Welcome to the fest, Kurt.
As to your 16:9 question, I will most likely shoot 4:3 and crop in post, then uprez to SD anamorphic using InstantHD. It does a nicer job of uprezing even that small amount than Final Cut Pro does. I used the technique recently for a doc that I finished in January. I thought about shooting in squeeze mode, but since I will most likely be using a 35mm adapter, I don't want to add to many things that will make composition difficult (upside down, backwards AND squished? I don't think my brain can process all that at once).

Good luck with your shoot. Looking forward to seeing your film. :)

Keystoned
04-09-2007, 12:03 PM
Haha, great title.

Welcome.

Reminds me of my favorite Jame's Brown Lyric:
"I don't know Ka ra te, but I know cuh ray zy" :grin:

:beer:

kurtmo
04-25-2007, 05:10 AM
4/25 Well, things are starting to roll first shoot is tonite. Just a single scene with the direcot of the agency. I'll shoot it both greenscreen and w/o to see which one works out best. The shot ends up as a hi-tech video feed.

Also I have alll my mains cast. Scheduling everybody, even for this small cast flick, can be such a pain in the butt!


http://jewellhome.net/stills/spy/jborg.jpg

kurtmo
04-25-2007, 05:16 AM
Oh, and here is a photo of my new homemade steadycam. It cost a bit more than the advertised $14, but it was fun to build and I got some fun test shots that I'll try to post later.

http://jewellhome.net/stills/spy/Steady.jpg

Matt Sconce
04-25-2007, 10:02 AM
Cool Stuff! Thnaks for the pics of the process. I too built a homemade steadicam which is used a lot in Sleeper. Check out our BTS pictures to see a sample. How is your's working out for you?

kurtmo
04-25-2007, 02:24 PM
I tried several shots with the steadycam last night. They worked out decently, but it's clear that technique will play a big part in how steady things get. I think for the cost, I will be happy. I don't plan too many shots with it for this piece.

I am buying another camera mount for some car shots. I purchased "The Cleat", a suction based camera mount. Anyone use one. I will post pics of the unit and shots with it by early next week.

Charli
04-25-2007, 03:00 PM
Good luck!

kurtmo
04-26-2007, 07:18 AM
4/26 The first shot is done! It's nice to have the camera rolling and have some part of this behind me. The shot went pretty well. one of my tenets for this production is to keep the scope relatively small, but have some fun. I'm feeling like this script will deliver on both.

My actor for last night's shoot does pro voice for a living. He made a few ad hoc line tweaks that turned out very nice.

I'm shooting in squeeze. Here's a screen shot.
http://jewellhome.net/stills/spy/Jborg.jpg

AmyO
04-26-2007, 09:23 AM
Congrats on getting started on production. That actor looks like he could get pretty intense. Keep us posted on your progress. :)

Matt Sconce
04-26-2007, 09:32 AM
Cool! Thanks for the updates and screen grab!

Beat Takeshi
04-26-2007, 12:28 PM
You should make a plate or something because that little piece of metal between the cam and pipe sure is thin. Maybe make a safety strap so if by chance it does break the cam wont hit the floor.


Oh, and here is a photo of my new homemade steadycam. It cost a bit more than the advertised $14, but it was fun to build and I got some fun test shots that I'll try to post later.

http://jewellhome.net/stills/spy/Steady.jpg

Michael_Petro
04-26-2007, 12:58 PM
You should make a plate or something because that little piece of metal between the cam and pipe sure is thin. Maybe make a safety strap so if by chance it does break the cam wont hit the floor.

Mic stand tape to a monopod for me :beer: my trademark steadycam :) altough it did cost more than $14
http://www.phoenixbutterflyfilms.com/BCcastcrew2.JPG

kurtmo
04-27-2007, 04:57 AM
You should make a plate or something because that little piece of metal between the cam and pipe sure is thin. Maybe make a safety strap so if by chance it does break the cam wont hit the floor.
Good point! This pic was from the mount's maiden voyage. I wanted to assess the stability and stress of the mount. It was better than I thought it would be, but I will add a hunk of wood to increase the surface area supporting the DVX, just in case. And a safety strap sounds like a smart idea as well!

kurtmo
04-28-2007, 06:23 AM
Well, today we shoot. The weather looks great and I have almost everything ready! And I actually slept for a little while last night.

I have three lines in the script that need to be delivered in a foreign language. A minor detail that I'd been leaving alone. We had some friends over last night and one of them spent a year abroad in France. She graciously read the lines so I could get it on audio. Now me actress has something to practice to!

kurtmo
04-28-2007, 07:43 PM
Today went great! Just one scene left to shoot. It's scheduled for Sunday at 7. Then post begins!!!!

AmyO
04-28-2007, 10:22 PM
Yay for getting to the home stretch. I'm glad your shoot went well. Keep us posted. :)

kurtmo
04-29-2007, 01:04 PM
AmyO, what are your plans for music? I'm in the hunt for a composer right now. So far no luck.

Larry Rutledge
04-30-2007, 11:56 AM
Have you tried Leo (http://www.dvxuser.com/V6/member.php?u=11614)? He is a fantastic composer who offers his services for these fests.

You can hear samples of his work at his web site: http://www.pacificocean.com.br or you can check out my HeroFest entry LEAP OF FAITH here: http://leapoffaith.nrestudios.com which Leo scored.

Matt Sconce
04-30-2007, 12:04 PM
Have you tried Leo (http://www.dvxuser.com/V6/member.php?u=11614)? He is a fantastic composer who offers his services for these fests.

You can hear samples of his work at his web site: http://www.pacificocean.com.br or you can check out my HeroFest entry LEAP OF FAITH here: http://leapoffaith.nrestudios.com which Leo scored.

Leo Gardini is a masterful composer. He took what I wanted for "Stricken" and made it happen. His music MADE my movie. Check out the movie here and watch what his music did for the last minute of the movie. That is my favorite part!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aap-11vrYaM

:) :thumbup: :beer:

Michael_Petro
04-30-2007, 12:47 PM
so did you finnish your shoot sunday?

kurtmo
04-30-2007, 08:19 PM
Yes, I did finish the shoot on Sunday. We got lucky with two great weather days! All but one shot takes place outside. That segment was shot on a lightrail in town. It was late in the day and the train was pretty full. Shooting guerilla style on the train was really fun. I liked the pressure of working against the clock.

Due to an oversight and dealing with constant bus noise at one location, I did miss a single shot. It's mostly a transition shot, so I may be able to drop it. If I have to reshoot, it will be quick. I'll just have to see once I cut everything else together.

I did get a chance to cut the intro scenes together and drop in some ripped CD music, just to add a little flavor. So far, so good. I wish I could continue with the edit, but I'm out of town for work for a few days. Arggghhhhh!

Probably the best part of the experience so far has been working with "The Talent". I don't work with professional actors, but I'm constantly amazed at how well the people I cast perform. They take direction well and they seem to have faith that I got it all under control! Gotta follow through!

As for the composer, thanks for the link to Leo. I'll check out his work and see if I can work something out!

kurtmo
04-30-2007, 08:29 PM
Larry - Excellent work on LEAP OF FAITH. I really enjoyed it and Leo's music really fit seemlessly and enhanced the work!

Msconce, I liked the way Leo helped bring out the tension in Stricken. It's really amazing how well done music can drive home a film.

Larry Rutledge
05-01-2007, 03:35 PM
Thanks kurtmo, glad you liked LEAP OF FAITH. As the filmmaker, I find MANY flaws with it, and really wish I could re-shoot the whole thing (but I guess that drive is what pushes us to be better, right?)

Anyway, yes, Leo's music really boosts the piece to a whole new level. And the great thing was he did it in just 4 days (although he prefers more time, but I had a budgeting issue that pushed the shoot to a week from the deadline) and he did it with ZERO direction/input from me. I sent him the locked edit and while I slaved away on the effects/CC/sfx/etc, he went to work on the score and actually delivered the exact style/feel of score I wanted without a single word of input from me.

I believe Matt had more time on his project and was able to work with Leo a little more, in order to refine the score to Matt's exact vision, so he can probably tell you what the experience was like. But my experience was extremely pleasant and satisfying, I would gladly work with Leo again ANYTIME.

Good luck on the film :thumbsup:

kurtmo
05-02-2007, 08:07 PM
Production Stills! I have a shot of bicycle-cam, but we missed a shot of my new vacuum mount car attachment. This gun is the only one in the film. It may look innocent, but don't be deceived. It can be deadly!

http://jewellhome.net/stills/spy/TCD007.jpg
The key grip and myself on the camera.

http://jewellhome.net/stills/spy/TCD009.jpg
Our only gun

http://jewellhome.net/stills/spy/TCD006.jpg
Several of our leads!

kurtmo
05-02-2007, 08:15 PM
A few more...

http://jewellhome.net/stills/spy/TCD010.jpg
Bicycle Cam

http://jewellhome.net/stills/spy/TCD011.jpg
My hot car shot! (I do have a hot car shot, but this shot of my civic ain't it!).

Kurt

AmyO
05-03-2007, 10:20 AM
Thanks for the BTS shots, Kurt. I can't wait to see the bicycle cam footage. :)

kurtmo
05-03-2007, 10:56 PM
First full cut complete...it's cool, but it's 9 minutes...w/o credits!!! Oh, no! I'm doomed!!! How 'bout 2 spy fest entries: "TCD1 - The early years" and "TCD2 - The Tragedy with Ties Continues!"

kurtmo
05-05-2007, 10:16 AM
My latest cut has TCD at 5:55 without credits. Wahooo!

Charli
05-05-2007, 11:01 AM
credits? No one needs no stinkin' credits. Just give out a shout out - holla, that should do it! lol, do a longer version for copy and everyone will be happy.

kurtmo
05-05-2007, 11:23 AM
credits? No one needs no stinkin' credits. Just give out a shout out - holla, that should do it! lol, do a longer version for copy and everyone will be happy.

That's the plan, man. :thumbup: The short cut is actually much better than my longer first cut. The time limit forced me to evaluate which shots were essential and which were extraneous. Makes for tighter, cleaner final product!

Sorry about the weather interruption. Hope the weather clears up and you can get things filmed!

Most of our production was filmed outside. We really lucked out with the weather on our main film days!

AmyO
05-05-2007, 01:48 PM
I love time restrictions, they force you to be more creative and really think about what you are doing. Every shot, every beat needs to contribute to the story. I took a class where we did 4 one minute films and our final project could only be 3 minutes. Best film class I took. But, congrats on getting it under 6 minutes. 5 seconds should be enough to at least give actor and main crew props at the end.

kurtmo
05-19-2007, 08:32 PM
http://jewellhome.net/stills/spy/license-sm.jpg
license plate used.(almost forgot to take it off my bosses car!)

Added production element from final scene.

AmyO
05-20-2007, 09:38 AM
That's an awesome license plate. Nice way to work in the name.

On a side note, how did I miss that you were in Minnesota? I lived there until I was 8, then spent summers there with my Dad through high school. Haven't been back for several years, but I miss it sometimes.

kurtmo
05-20-2007, 11:38 AM
Thanks. The plate works well for my final shot.

I've been in MN pretty much for ever. We love it here, especially this time of year. We had to shoot things quickly, as our spring look changed every 15 minutes. Trees grew leaves over night.

kurtmo
05-22-2007, 05:17 AM
Here's the final list of cast and crew. As you can tell, everyone in the family got involved.

Cast and crew:
Agent Hanson - Megan Hanson
Agent Johnson - John Heitzman
Robin - Andrew Jewell
Mom - Brenda DeMarco
Agency Director - John Borgfelt
Red Tie Guy - Brad Martinson
Train Boy - Rob Jewell
Train Mom - Jill Jewell
Cheesy Voiceover - Jill Jewell

Musical Score - Marie-Helene Boyer-Grzesiak

Key Grip - Mike O'Sadnick

Everything else - Kurt Jewell

kurtmo
05-22-2007, 05:58 AM
When I told my friend he'd have a key role in this film I neglected to tell him that my son would be hitting him....er...below the belt:Drogar-Shock(DBG):. We filmed this scene on two seperate occasions to get some usable footage. Brad just coming back for more. Luckily Rob "missed" most of the time!:laugh:

http://jewellhome.net/stills/spy/BelowBelt.jpg

cinealma
05-22-2007, 09:08 AM
When I told my friend he'd have a key role in this film I neglected to tell him that my son would be hitting him....er...below the belt:Drogar-Shock(DBG):. We filmed this scene on two seperate occasions to get some usable footage. Brad just coming back for more. Luckily Rob "missed" most of the time!:laugh:

http://jewellhome.net/stills/spy/BelowBelt.jpg

That's a great shot! Did you guys steal this location on the accordion bus or do you know the driver or ??? Pretty cool.

kurtmo
05-22-2007, 09:23 AM
Cinealma - This was shot on our city light rail line. And yes we stole it.

Like I said, we had to re-shoot cause I rushed the first shoot and we didn't have time to practice. The other passengers seemed cool with everything. Luckily we didn't get people smiling or trying to get on film. Someone did ask to be in the credits.

kurtmo
05-25-2007, 07:53 AM
Good news and bad news on production progress.

Good news:
Video is complete
Video edit is locked
Audio dubbing is complete (including cheesy foreign language overdub)
CC is complete

Bad news:
My (former) composer is out of the country and has internal organ problems

Slightly good news:
I've found some decent Royalty free music that I like and have taken an initial cut at a score.

Bad news:
Music isn't my speciality, so I got a lukewarm feel about the score fits.

Question:
Any of you music/composer types be willing to take a look/listen and make a comment or two about the score? If so, PM me and we can arrange something.

Thanks all.

It's been fun working on a project in this crowd!

Larry Rutledge
05-25-2007, 08:53 AM
You should check with Leandro Gardini (http://www.dvxuser.com/V6/member.php?u=11614) ... he does fantastic work IMHO. His website is http://www.pacificocean.com.br (http://www.pacificocean.com.br/) and you can hear the score he did for my HeroFest entry LEAP OF FAITH (http://leapoffaith.nrestudios.com/) at http://leapoffaith.nrestudios.com (http://leapoffaith.nrestudios.com/)

Peace,
Larry

JOE BLO
05-25-2007, 09:47 AM
Good luck with your film. I like the screen grab on the bus. That is a dedicated actor.

kurtmo
05-25-2007, 12:06 PM
I was pleasantly suprised at how serious my amatuer actors took the entire project. Especially some of the more dangerous stunts:Drogar-BigGrin(DBG).

kurtmo
05-26-2007, 01:14 PM
http://jewellhome.net/shortfilms/stills/Poster2-SM.jpg


Finally, got a poster put together! Things are coming together to make it across the line in time!:thumbup:

AmyO
05-26-2007, 03:18 PM
Nice poster. I like that you kept the little tie from the banner in it.

Keystoned
05-27-2007, 09:04 PM
Cool log line :beer:

Looks like fun, heh heh.

Dahopafilms
06-04-2007, 02:07 PM
Second viewing of the entries.

Nice job. I was genuinely surprised at the ending. And I really liked the music. Very cool. Some of the camera angles (such as the car mount) were great.

As for the stuff that didn't quite hit me so well, I have to say that the ADR (especially of the female agent) was distracting (was it recorded in a cistern?) and took me out of the piece. As well, the female agent's delivery of lines (and perhaps the acting in general) really did not sell me at all. But again, that's just me.

Thanks very much for making this and letting us comment. Nice job.

-zach-
06-04-2007, 03:21 PM
Tie Can Do -

I loved the silly nature of this. I'm not sure if that's what you meant but that's what I took away from it. My criticism would be the inconsistency in the audio - obvious ADR sometimes. When she runs to the tree and hides behind it in that big flouncy dress I just crack up. The scooters also had me laughing. I liked the ending because of the French! Adding different languages ALWAYS makes your film more sophistocated! Lol.

kurtmo
06-04-2007, 09:03 PM
Thanks all. This was my first attempt at ADR. Had to, cause the outdoor recording was too windy. Next time I would spend a few more bucks and record in a homemade sound proofed setting. Much was done in my office with no sound proofing.

JOE BLO
06-04-2007, 11:28 PM
I liked the special effects. Congrats!

bosindy
06-04-2007, 11:44 PM
Fun film, and the ending was unexpected. Congrats!

kurtmo
06-05-2007, 08:07 AM
Thanks for the kind words. I'm glad you thought it was fun and that the twist at the end worked.

Next time, I hope to enlist a slightly larger crew. As you can see from the credits, it was mostly me. My only real production support (other than my wife's comments) was a composer, but she got sick and had to bail. So I had to do that as well. It was my first fest, so I had fun.

Thanks again for the comments!

Dustin R. Rogan
06-05-2007, 08:14 AM
looked good but the acting didn't win me over

chris f
06-05-2007, 01:41 PM
Standard Disclaimer: I've yet to see a bad film so far in this fest. Congratulations to every film maker, everyone did a great job. All my comments and criticisms are meant to be constructive and helpful and in no way am I trying to take anything away from what you accomplished.

Good: Good story idea. Toy to the groin was funny as was the scooter riding. The car monitor composite looked really really good.

Not as Good: I'd suggest reframing the boss as he's talking through the monitor in post, these shots are usually centered and more of a close up (see mission impossible, charlie's angels, etc.). It was noticeable that you recorded the audio indoors and dubbed it over outdoor footage. Acting could have been stronger.

Sidenote: Agent Hanson sounded just like the actress from "Wasted" in the DramaFest (which is a good thing, love that voice).

AmyO
06-05-2007, 02:18 PM
Kurt,
How much fun is this one! Yes, the delivery is a little stilted, but actually, that makes this all the more charming. And your actress wasn't afraid to exaggerate a little, which pushed the camp factor and helped alleviate the effects of the delivery. She was great. So gung ho and earnest.

Your special effects were great. Very polished and clean.

And that kid is awesome. The oversized shirt along with the big lose tie and that big helmet helped sell the "mistaken identity." I mean, really, who would think this kid was a spy? He looked like a kid doing an afterschool paper route or something.

Very fun piece. I'm going to share this with my kids. I think they'll get a kick out of it. :)

Hootzie
06-05-2007, 02:40 PM
I found this movie extremely charming! Great concept and well executed plot twist! Loved Agent Hansen....she was high larious and the mom was great too! Good job!

kurtmo
06-08-2007, 12:28 AM
Just got back from vacation.

I'm glad a few of you found TCD "charming" and "fun". I think everyone involved in the creation had a good time. I'm also glad to hear that the "reveal" worked OK for at least a few of you. Originally, I was planning on putting all the red tie guy footage up front before the mission setup. Then with time pressure I had to overlay footage and found that it worked much better. I really feel like I came up with a solid storyline (begining, middle and end and on-topic).

Thanks for the FX comments. I'm no pro at CGI, but I thought they came off pretty nice. I use Blender and sturggle to get good models built. I did the compositing of the screen in Vegas and added the satellite in AE.

In defense of the audio...next time I will do better. I hear that people will forgive shoddy video but not poor audio. Still, I'm glad I went down the dubbing route on this. There was way too much wind noise outside for most of the shots. I learned a bunch in the process. Namely, that it's tough to ADR, both for the tech (me) and especially for the actors/actresses.

It's interesting about the response to Agent Hanson. Her character is supposed to be a bit of a nut, but from her perspective she is serious about everything.

The other thing I'm noting after viewing other films and taking a critical look at TCD is that so much is tied to solid directing. Getting good performances from talent(audio and visual), nice shot selection, and lighting all trace back to strong direction.

Chris_f => I see what you're talking about the reframe of the boss. Setup the shot, then cut to a full-screen. Others did similar shots and it can be clearer, more interesting and add excitement. Thanks!

Thanks all! Keep the comments coming.

cinealma
06-08-2007, 01:30 PM
Yes, I agree. A charming little film. I too will let my kids watch this one. I like the simple effects, like the monitor in the dash and the satellite hologram from the phone. Good stuff.

Thanks for screening.

Michael_Petro
06-08-2007, 01:54 PM
Dang it! i was gonna say charming.. hmmm cute naw... defiantly let the kids watch it... for some reason the music made it happen for me very fun film..

kurtmo
06-08-2007, 05:17 PM
I guess I must be prince charming. Anyone seen any flies around here?

Seriously, I'm happy to have made a film that people can share with their kids. My kids liked being in it and watching it.

I'm glad the music worked for you. I had a composer on the hook who eventially dropped for health reasons. Our one meeting was helpful though. She was the one who suggested a H. Mancinni-like score. I was lucky to have found this. Music does make a huge difference!

Thanks for the watching and commenting!!!

kurtmo
06-09-2007, 06:24 AM
" Original Storyboard - Dig my great drawing skills!

http://jewellhome.net/shortfilms/stills/tcd_sbsm.jpg
Part of the original storyboard

Edgen
06-10-2007, 12:50 PM
My Thoughts:

Love the storyboard. :) Gets the job done! The visual FX on the dash was a wonderful touch. I wanted to punch that kid. Cheers on a one man army of work! I applaud your talents!

/j

Norm Sanders
06-10-2007, 02:42 PM
My second to the last review ... WHEW!

Figuring out that this was going for a campy/fun vibe, it worked. Very cute, and great twist at the end that the kid actually WAS the spy. Loved the change in language at the end with the mother (French?), and NICE VFX with the satelite image from the phone. Top notch!

Though the ADR (wow, you guys' ADR'd that ENTIRE thing?!?! Tons of work!) was actually pretty good in that it wasn't horribly off with the talent's lips, AND it still had fairly good inflection/dynamic range from the talent! Great job. However, you need to spend special attention to either record it in a better setting, or at least work with it in post to match your visuals. We could hear the reverb of the room you're recording in, even though we SEE them outside, etc.

Visually, one thing that REALLY threw me off was that we see the kid with the army helmet on the train (after he nails the guy in the groin with the gun), but then we cut to a quick clip of a kid waiting for the train to come to a stop, and he's wearing the SAME army helmet, but a different shirt ... not even sure who that kid was supposed to be, but the helmet threw me from cut to cut.

Nice work, especially if what Justin is saying above that you were a one man team on this ... SHEESH! :)

kurtmo
06-10-2007, 03:12 PM
My second to the last review ... WHEW!

Figuring out that this was going for a campy/fun vibe, it worked. Very cute, and great twist at the end that the kid actually WAS the spy. Loved the change in language at the end with the mother (French?), and NICE VFX with the satelite image from the phone. Top notch!

Though the ADR (wow, you guys' ADR'd that ENTIRE thing?!?! Tons of work!) was actually pretty good in that it wasn't horribly off with the talent's lips, AND it still had fairly good inflection/dynamic range from the talent! Great job. However, you need to spend special attention to either record it in a better setting, or at least work with it in post to match your visuals. We could hear the reverb of the room you're recording in, even though we SEE them outside, etc.

Visually, one thing that REALLY threw me off was that we see the kid with the army helmet on the train (after he nails the guy in the groin with the gun), but then we cut to a quick clip of a kid waiting for the train to come to a stop, and he's wearing the SAME army helmet, but a different shirt ... not even sure who that kid was supposed to be, but the helmet threw me from cut to cut.

Nice work, especially if what Justin is saying above that you were a one man team on this ... SHEESH! :)

Norm - I was wondering if anyone would catch my 7 yo in two shots. In the end I left it in as I had already filmed three times at the rail station before I found that this was my only good shot of the train arriving. I decided that the kid at the station was the brother of the kid on the train..They were just coming home to meet.:Drogar-Happy(DBG):

I appreciate the ADR comments. I will do better next time. My first ADR attempt and I can see what I need to do better next time. With the volume of stuff I needed to dub, I couldn't go b ack and re-work it.

Actually, I appreciate them all. It seems like there is a bit of a tendancy on the board not to be too negative on things that just didn't work (I'm guilty of that some too). I've done a lot of writing and I've learned to take the good and the bad as long as they help me improve.

Thanks for the VFX comments. I liked how they turned out myself.

I'm really glad the twist worked for you. After watching it so many times and writing it, it's hard to tell if I sold it well enough!

And, yup I did it all from camera to directing to audio to fx to writing to editing...Whew is right!

Thanks for commenting!

kurtmo
06-10-2007, 03:16 PM
My Thoughts:

Love the storyboard. :) Gets the job done! The visual FX on the dash was a wonderful touch. I wanted to punch that kid. Cheers on a one man army of work! I applaud your talents!

/j

Thanks. I worked hard on this. Glad you appreciated it. I assume you wanted to punch my 7 yo with the gun. If you've had a 7 yo boy, you'll know that it's pretty natural behaviour to swing a gun around in a crowd and whack folks with it. I liked my wife playing the oblivious parent.

gabrielflorit
06-10-2007, 05:52 PM
This was a delight! I enjoyed every second. I love Agent Hanson's hat and dress, gives her a charming Ingrid Bergman look. The music was rather well done, complimented the visuals perfectly.

BTW nice credits, I believe it's the first time I saw a horizontal scroll like the one you used for yourself. Very clever.