October 18th, 2008

Hitchcock (filmmaker)

"Well, there it is then."

The Early Mixes has officially moved from pre-production to production. It was an extremely smooth shoot; everybody was motivated, the actors were rehearsed and on-point and all of the equipment worked perfectly. The only problem was a with a difficult masking of a window for a night shot, but that caused only a minor delay. We completed everything we set out to accomplish and did so faster than we had planned for, a testament to the power of being prepared. I had made printouts of the shot list and storyboards for the crew so that there would be no ambiguity about what I wanted to achieve visually at the shoot. The results speak for themselves:

These screencaps were actually made with my camera phone off of my computer
monitor and do not accurately reflect the quality of the actual video footage.