Alan Could Have Been An Editor – All about Logging

Introduction Hey, it’s me, Alan, the Supporter-in-Chief of Support Our #creatives, and the blog master here!  I am going to tell you a story from my youth, and place it in the context of what occurs in the post-production phase of a film. Alan’s Project Let’s go back a long time ago (1970/1971) when I … More Alan Could Have Been An Editor – All about Logging

B-City Webseries – Season 2 – Filming, November 5, 2017

I was on-set on November 5, 2017 for filming the second season of Jolie East-Miji’s “B-City” Webseries  in my usual role as a production assistant (PA) (off-set role: an executive producer).  Multiple PAs were present. Once again, the entire team – actors, director, camera operator, director of photographer, sound recordist, 1st assistant director, make-up artist, and … More B-City Webseries – Season 2 – Filming, November 5, 2017

Film History: How Mary Pickford Helped Create United Artists | When Women Inspire

  Mary Pickford (photo from article; photo source: Kate Gabrielle, CC BY 4.0, via Flickr) The linked-to article in this post originally appeared in When Women Inspire, Film History: How Mary Pickford Helped Create United Artists, by Christy Birmingham . It has often been said that if you want full control over a project, make your … More Film History: How Mary Pickford Helped Create United Artists | When Women Inspire

B-City Webseries – Season 2 – Filming, October 22, 2017

I was on-set on October 22, 2017 for filming the second season of Jolie East-Miji’s “B-City” Webseries  in my usual role as a production assistant (PA) (off-set role: an executive producer). Four scenes were scheduled – one indoor scene and three outdoor scenes. The director, gaffer/lights, director of photography, assistant camera, sound recordist, and actors ensured all … More B-City Webseries – Season 2 – Filming, October 22, 2017

B-City Webseries – Season 2 – Filming, October 15, 2017

I was on-set again for filming the second season of Jolie East-Miji’s “B-City” Webseries.  My on-set role this season: Key Production Assistant. Off-set role: an executive producer.  I observed activity for a scene featuring characters Bre and Brandon:  lighting, blocking, rehearsal, and the actual filming. Blocking a scene is simply “working out the details of an … More B-City Webseries – Season 2 – Filming, October 15, 2017