Sarah Jones was killed while shooting a film on a train trestle in Georgia. The production did not have permission to be on the tracks. And they put getting a shot above their crews safety. Seven others were severly injured. Today is her birthday. We remember Sarah’s life and death as a reminder of crew safety.
Fact: I added up the mileage I drove to our locations and back- I put 954 miles on my car last month
When I showed up to set, and for the 12th day in a row our director has changed the location of the day’s scenes, the actors in the scenes, the dialogue of the scenes, where the scene takes place in the script - and I have to type it all out, figure it all out, AND talk our wardrobe department off the cliff (I’m so glad this movie just ended!)
Using “literally” incorrectly is literally the most annoying thing.
Click the link above to watch this new short comedy!
Directed by Matt Pollack
Written by Brian Murphy
Script Supervised by Sara Geralds
I admit, I recently changed my perspective about filmmaking tax incentives. It’s a race to the bottom and no states should offer it. But, until that day, Los Angeles needs to keep our industry from running away. So this is excellent news for us. I hope we produce lots of fantastic films in 2015!
"Today Gov. Jerry Brown and California Legislators reached a deal to expand California’s film and TV tax-credit program from its current amount at $100 million to $330 million a year for the next five years, more than tripling the funding available to productions. While this falls short of the hoped-for $400 million mark, this represents a huge victory for the California entertainment community.
The bill scraps the current lottery system in favor of a program that would allocate tax credits based on how many jobs projects would create. AB 1839 also allows more projects to qualify, including most one-hour drama series and big-budget studio features.
This is a fascinating short read about the Behind the Scenes of Dirty Dancing.
Today I was an actress or something
The scene took place at a video village, and they decided to throw in a script supervisor.
So while my friend Edica hooked me up with a fresh face, I was telling the Sound Guy and 2nd AC “44D is next up on the slate”
Now I can say I’ve had the pleasure of “acting” alongside Milo Ventimiglia