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Will Reading – a movie in production by CreativeJamie.com (update #5)

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Production/Principal Photography/Whatever You Wanna Call It is in full swing on Will Reading.  Above, we’re just about to shoot the pivotal bar scene.  All movies should have a pivotal bar scene (Good Will Hunting) – or at least a memorable one (Gremlins).   Read the rest of this entry

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Will Reading – a movie in production by CreativeJamie.com (update #4)

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The Prop Table Is taking shape!

Pre Production on Will Reading is about to come to a close. Our little movie’s script has been shaped into a shooting draft, we’ve got a prop list, a shooting schedule… all that good stuff. At this point, I’m just waiting for the last bits of equipment and props to arrive in the mail while I’m putting together storyboards and shot lists for each scene.
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Will Reading – a movie in production by CreativeJamie.com update #3

will-reading-the-movieJust for giggles, here’s an update on Will Reading – a movie in production by CreativeJamie.com. Read the rest of this entry

Another Deadpool Fan Film is coming soon!

Way back in 2012, we made a Deadpool fan film and we’re back at it again because… my boy still has that Deadpool costume. I understand that the below image might not be the most helpful teaser ever, so I’ll go on to say that this short will also feature Captain America and will be somewhere in between Blossom and The Odd Couple. If you don’t see the synergy between those two shows, then – wait, I don’t see the synergy between Blossom and The Odd Couple, so this video is going to be a bit on the odd side. But then, that’s kinda what we do around here anyway.

We’re about halfway done with filming and I’ve sorta started the editing, so this shouldn’t take too long, but I don’t want to give a debut date and be wrong, so let’s just say ‘coming soon’ and leave it at that.

Will Reading – a movie in production by CreativeJamie.com update #2 (VLOG)

Since the last update, things have picked up a bit more steam.
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“Can’t Fight This Feeling” by REO Speedwagon (What the hell is this song about anyway?)

I’ve tried to unravel a fair share of song lyrics in my time, but now, I’m upping the ante and doing my best to decipher music videos.  This time, I’m taking a look at “Can’t Fight This Feeling” by REO Speedwagon and… well, I may have bit off more than I can chew, because this video is baffling.

I’ve been doing the “What the hell is this song about anyway?” feature for a while, but now seemed like the time for it to jump from the written form to a video series.  Right now, it feels like I’ll be staying with 1980s music videos, but who knows what the future will hold?  Certainly not me.  If you’d like to check out more of our videos, visit our YouTube Channel! Read the rest of this entry

Turn (AMC series) mixed with “Turn! Turn! Turn!” by The Byrds

AMC has a new show out called Turn; it’s about American Colonial spies during the Revolutionary War against the British.  I decided the trailer would mix well with “Turn! Turn! Turn!,” which was written by Pete Seeger, but I’m using The Byrds version here.  The only things I edited was the start sync with the video and music as well as rocking that “AMC something more” title card back and forth until I got a sync-out with the music that I liked.

Will Reading – a movie in production by CreativeJamie.com

will-reading-the-movieI’ve been doing movie reviews for a long while, but now, I’m going to put my money where my mouth is (sorta literally) by writing and directing (and, perhaps unwisely, co-starring) in my first feature-length video, Will Reading.  I thought it might be fun to keep a movie production diary now that things are getting started.  Here’s where we are so far.

1st draft is completed (3/19/14)
There’s no movie without a script, and now, after writing on and off for six months or so, the first draft of the script is complete.  Now that I have a feel for the story and the characters, I’ll use the second draft to straighten things out, tighten the bolts on what’s there and add anything that’s missing.  This will most likely only take a week or two.  Then, I’ll print it out and ask for help from Dr. Girlfriend on the third draft…

contacted actor wish list (3/21/14 – 3/24/14)
I have very specific ideas for the performances I’d like to see in each of the roles, so I, in some ways, wrote the story for actors I know.  Hopefully, these folks will be available to/interested in working on this!

one actor signs on  (3/24/14)
So far, I’ve received confirmation from one of the four actors on my list, so… yeah, 25% done here!

ordered the new camera (3/24/14)
I have a camera, and I’ve been amassing equipment for years with the idea of making a feature in mind, but now that it’s actually happening, I’m finally upgrading to a pro camera.  I’ll have to sell a kidney, but that’s life.

That’s about all for now!

Thoughts on Superman Returns (Mixers & Movie Reviews)

When we reviewed Man of Steel, we got off track a few times.  Here’s our discussion on Superman Returns. Read the rest of this entry

Dancing Batman! and other things

If you’re a regular visitor of CreativeJamie.com, then you’re probably tired of us constantly putting I’m Married to Batman! in your face.  Well, we’re sorry about that.  We have other ideas, we swear!  But first, we did promise you Dancing Batman, so let’s get that out-of-the-way after the jump.  Read the rest of this entry

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