“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 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 […]

The Crew For “Don’t Be Scared”

Much like many of our productions, “Don’t Be Scared” works with a very minimal crew. While yes one reason for this is we are a low budget production company, it also is because simply our films don’t call for gigantic crews. I for one have been on a few large crew shoots, and one thing […]

The Cast of “Don’t Be Scared”

One of my favorite processes when it comes to the creation of a film is casting. Clerestory Productions for the last few years has put on three casting calls. Now, it should be noted that we don’t hold a casting call for every film we do. We film our casting calls and use it for […]

“Don’t Be Scared” Background

As mentioned in the initial post, Clerestory Productions is putting the final pre-production details on our upcoming short “Don’t Be Scared” these next few days before shooting commences on October 18th through the 20th. So, I figure now is a better time than any to explain some of the background of the short as well […]