Recording with Cazz! We took our very talented musical ensemble to lay down some bagillion part harmonies with Cazz Brindis, who is writing some additional music for the movie.
Friday night we shot our first scene for the movie and things could not have gone better. As you can see from the screen shots in the previous post, the RED really does produce a beautiful picture. This movie is going to look great and the music is going to sound amazing.
One of the things that became even more evident after shooting this first scene was that making this entire movie is going to take a lot of help from a lot of people. Now I know we’ve been doing nothing but recruiting for extras, dancers and crew lately, but as the director, having actually stepped behind the camera for the first time on this film, I wanted to personally ask for anyone and everyone attached, affiliated, related to or influenced by this production to step up and help in some way.
How can you do this?
First and foremost we need people to physically come out and be an extra or help with the production side of things. We have some big numbers coming up and we can’t CGI in dozens of fake people to fill our scenes.
If you’re not around or are too camera shy we can use any and all kinds of support possible. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to get more information. Keep checking this site regularly; visit my personal film blog or our producer Zane’s blog as we will both be updating all over the place about the film.
And last but not least start spreading the word about this production any way you can. Post links to this site, mention it to a friend, etc. Word of mouth will go a long way in boosting our small little production.
I must say that I am extremely excited for where this movie can possibly go and I’m so grateful for everyone who has helped it get this far. I’m sure with more help it can reach heights this story rightfully deserves.
These are screencaps from out first shoot, for the number “How Did We Get Here”. Behind-scenes-video of the first day soon!
We are happy to announce the amazing cast of Life is Not a Musical: The Musical!
Tom – Jacob Shideler
Claire – Allegra Edwards
Brooke – Jillian Lawson
Aubrey – Miriam McSpadden
Adrian – Zachary Garrett
Joe – Craig Knepley
Allen – Jeff Thompson
Carson – Clayton Snyder
Grover – Seth Allison
Bartender – Charlotte Ubben
Dante – Bill Szobody
Cleo – Layla Brisco
Naomi – Andrea Nikolic
Kimberly – Katie Rivers
Jenny – April Hautea
Jessica – Melanie Taylor
Samantha – Virginia Nolde
We are incredibly excited to have such and amazing and exciting cast. You can look forward to seeing these people blow you away soon.