“I Hope You Like My Present” Production Diary Part 2

Unlike the night before the first day of shooting, I had the perfect opportunity for some sleep. Unfortunately that didn’t quite happen. Not to go deep into it but I don’t know if it was what I ate that day or something else going on with  my body, but I was stricken with stomach problems […]

“I Hope You Like My Present” Production Diary Part 1

Despite my wishful thinking, last Thursday and Friday was supposed to be spent cleaning and decorating the condo for our short. While I did manage to clean every room, being able and having the time to completely decorate on my own as it became 10:30pm Friday night I knew just wasn’t going to happen. Fortunately, […]

Production Notes From “The Proposal Complex”

While we are waiting for “Don’t Be Scared” and “The Invention” to be edited, I have been working on the press kit for our previous film “The Proposal Complex” which some of you might be familiar with. Today, I wrote up our production notes for the film, so enjoy for your viewing pleasure. “The Proposal […]

“Don’t Be Scared” Film Journal Day 3

Considering day 2 we were behind schedule almost the entire day, late Saturday night I met with assistant director Chris Ramirez and dp Josh Paney as I felt we needed to get a bit of an early start our final day. The main reason for this of course is we once again had to black […]

“Don’t Be Scared” Film Journal Day 2

Well here we are. Day two of “Don’t Be Scared” also known as the longest day of shooting. We scheduled the shoot to go from 1-10pm. Needless today wasn’t for the weak of heart. Thankfully, unlike the previous night there was not a whole lot of moving from spot to spot. In fact about 90% […]

“Don’t Be Scared” Film Journal Day 1

Well here we were, the first day of filming for our most recent short “Don’t Be Scared.” Despite all the stress leading up to this day, it was time to get down to business. As mentioned in previous blogs, we went through arduous processes in terms of getting a location set, props produced and to […]

A Big Thank You To AK Portraits

As some of you may have been wondering, the Clerestory Productions Blog has been at break for a few weeks. Reason one is that we were filming “Don’t Be Scared” from October 18-20 and while I wanted to do updates during filming, there simply was no time for it. The second reason why I haven’t […]

Gearing Up

Today is the day Clerestory Productions will go into production for our latest short film “Don’t Be Scared.” Words cannot express the level of excitement that is passing through my body at the moment. We have our cast, our crew and as of last night we got our camera package…   As I said in […]