Figured since updates might be a bit sparse, I should at least make another “Now” post. (For more about the “Now” thing, see a previous post about it.)
So, along with normal life and work stuff, this is what I’m working on:
- Editing the short film Lullaby by writer/director Ce Anderson.
- Editing audio for a live music/video project with filmmaker C. DeWayne Cunningham of Carolyn Jean’s Son VISIONS.
- Editing some behind-the-scenes interviews for the feature film Spiritus by writer/director LC Holt.
Along with that, there’s a couple of other film and music projects that are in varying levels of pre-production and production that I’ll be announcing in the weeks and months to come.
And of course, you can follow this blog via email for when there are updates, and keep in touch on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Last night, I was interviewed by phone on the new 3AM podcast. We discussed a lot, including the music and film work I’ve been involved with over the years. They got it posted pretty quickly last night, so it’s available today.
Click here to listen.
Just wanted to give some quick film updates.
This past Saturday, writer/director Trishunda Mooney held a screening for her short film Land of the Freed at the Sanctuary in downtown Montgomery. I served as Director of Photography on that film, and Terrible Master Films is a co-producer.
We had a good crowd, and I appreciate the great feedback we received on the film. The film’s editor, C. DeWayne Cunningham of Carolyn Jean’s Son Visions, captured this clip of Trishunda during the Q&A session after the screening:
The horror film Spiritus, written and directed by L.C. Holt and produced by Buck’s Row in association with Foolish Henry Films, is complete. Shane Gillis (director and co-writer of Death to the World) has finished the score, and the finishing touches have been applied.
Speaking of Shane, his band Witchchord put out their debut album on Halloween. It’s called “Nerostar,” and it’s available on Bandcamp.
And production has begun on a new short film by Sylvester Folks, the writer/director behind The Ghost and the Negro and Mercy and Plea. It’s called Justus & Pece, and it will continue production in the coming weeks. More news on that soon.
Thanks for reading.
Nothing deeply philosophical to discuss at the moment, so I’ll just give some quick updates.
The current production at the Cloverdale Playhouse is Dead Man’s Cellphone. It started last week and runs tonight through Sunday. Before the show’s opening, I got to team up with C. DeWayne Cunningham of Carolyn Jean’s Son Visions to help shoot a promo for the play. View it here. And go see the play!
Let’s see… what else? Oh, I’ve started working on a new solo album. I began tracking with Aaron Burton recently. No clue as to when I’ll finish, but it is in the works.
I recently got the chance to be part of the film Union, written and directed by Whitney Hamilton.
And a short film I served as 2nd Assistant Director on earlier this year in Atlanta – The Talk, written and directed by Jay Ward – has been accepted into some film festivals: Los Angeles Film Awards, Chandler International Film Festival, and the Hollywood Boulevard Film Festival.
Also, the short film Altschmerz, written and directed by Somica Spratley, has made it into another film festival – the Ax Wound Film Festival in Vermont. It’s showing Nov. 5.
The October edition of the Guitar Pull at the Cloverdale Playhouse was last night. Another great night, this time in their new courtyard area. I’ll be posting pics from that soon.
More stuff in the works… Thanks for reading. You can follow this blog via email (see the right side of the page) or hit me up via social media (links also on the right.)
Photo’s from this month’s Guitar Pull at the Cloverdale Playhouse are up on my Facebook page. Be sure to give the page a ‘like’ while you’re there. Thanks!
Normally, I’m the photographer at the monthly Guitar Pull at the Cloverdale Playhouse. But this Tuesday, I’ll be one of the three artists on stage.
This will be my third time performing at this event, which, if you still haven’t been to one of these, I’ll say it again: you’re really missing out.
I’m joining my friend Bobby Lee from Dothan and a duo consisting of Will O’Rear and Al Alysworth.
This coming Tuesday, starting at 7, come out and enjoy some music.
And for some history, read Bubba Hall’s take on the Pull and its founder, Joe Thomas, Jr.
Photos from this month’s Guitar Pull at the Cloverdale Playhouse are up on my Facebook page. Click here to view the entire gallery.
Writer/director LC Holt, left, and production manager Rick Gardner review crane footage on the last night of principal photography for Spiritus.
Saturday night was that bittersweet moment when a project comes to completion. You’re happy and proud to see it finished, but you’re also kind of sad because it was so much fun working on it.
All that to say: Spiritus has wrapped principal photography!
It’s all post-production now, as writer/director LC Holt will continue editing and then hand things over to Foolish Henry Films‘ Shane Gillis to score. (Click here to listen to some of Shane’s music.)
So while we’re talking about Spiritus, be sure to check out this interview LC did with Tom Holland’s Terror Time about his work in You’re Next, V/H/S 2, and Spiritus.
And on the subject of interviews, check out this interview with Sylvester Folks on the We Are Moving Stories site about his project The Ghost and the Negro.