US/Italy movie camp, day 4

Preparation continues. Yesterday, we got our project in front of one of the largest film sales agents in the world Today is a work day. Actors are preparing “sides,” producers are helping the cast prepare and/or working on contracts and materials. Tomorrow, we all meet in Burbank to interview actors and make final selections. Then […]

Hollywood/Roma movie camp. Here we go…

In a few days, the “Hollywood/Roma movie camp” will begin. Basically, we found a dynamite supernatural thriller script, an English language film set in Italy. The story has a small cast, and two beautiful locations. From a filmmaking logistics standpoint, it is genius. Plus 707 points … for Italy. Bada boom bada bing, a colleague […]

Review – Hardy Bucks (Ireland)

According to Wikipedia, “Hardy Bucks is an Irish media series, filmed in mockumentary style and following the fictional exploits of a group of young Irishmen living in small-town Ireland.” No. That’s not even close. Wikipedia fail. Hardy Bucks is 30-straight minutes of complete freakin insanity and random nonsense … punctuated by moments of unbelievable comedic brilliance. Look […]

New project, Italy

Yesterday, I joined a new team to help produce another motion picture in Italy. There is much to do, and like any film anywhere ever, things could crash to a halt at any given moment for no apparent reason. The caveat is there because — as every filmmaker knows — exactly 77.7% of all of […]