“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 ┬ámy body, but I was stricken with stomach problems […]

Let’s Have A Little Bit Of Improv

In the previous blog post, I talked about the casting process of “The Proposal Complex” at length. Because most of the characters in the film didn’t have a ton of dialogue, one thing I did then and usually do is for the actors to act out an improv scenario. It was the one way I […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Clerestory Productions’ Blog

Clerestory Productions has been in existence for a little over two years. In that time span, we have produced and helped produce six short films, soon to be eight. While we have ventured in the world of social media with our Twitter and Facebook pages, one thing we have needed to do but neglected is […]