writes nerdy things, celebrates those things as an English teacher, and is the co-founder of the production house ADK MOGUL. He lives in the mountains. Thanks for reading; feel free to leave a message, and please don't ask if he's D(e)Press(e)d.
BEHIND THE SCENES video from yesterday. This is the opening scene where Jonathan Volcrum (Michael Fisher) is coming home, he’s a lot down on his luck, and the Landlord (Jon Fremante, smiling at the camera) approaches him.
This video was shot by the indispensable Sunny Rozakis, while Dave operated the boom microphone (in picture here but not in Jordan’s rectangle), and TJ giving direction.
I know, I know, I said I would post more from the shoot, but unfortunately my Droid Incredible has about a two hour battery life when I’m using it extensively. This is why I need a tablet of some kind.
Anyway, here is a video Sunny shot with my phone from behind the scenes of our movie and while I don’t really have the time or the attention to spend going soup to nuts writing, directing, and editing a film I do enjoy taking part in the process. Since we’re such a small crew, someone has to fill in the other necessary parts like being a runner and handling the boom mike and it doesn’t give me much responsibility because the rest of the time—during the semester—I don’t have much time to do anything else. Working on a film is great to break up the repetition of teaching and writing comics and I welcome the opportunity to get out from behind the computer and the constant day-in-day-out of being a walking stand-up act talking about writing and making sure the kids are at least interested in reading.