Support our #filmmakers: My Weekend on Set of Sharrie Mccain’s “Collision Envisage”: What I have Learned

This past weekend (March 11 and 12, 2017) marked the conclusion of the phase of filmmaking known as Principal Photography, for “Collision Envisage”. Principal photography is when cameras roll to record the actors and make the movie or TV show or web series, etc. The preceding phase, called pre-production, should encompass all the planning leading … More Support our #filmmakers: My Weekend on Set of Sharrie Mccain’s “Collision Envisage”: What I have Learned

Women Film and TV Writers Changing the World with Their Words | Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls

The linked-to article in my post originally appeared in the Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls  website, Women Film and TV Writers Changing the World with Their Words, by Danielle Sepulveres. I am a supporter of diversity in the arts. Women actors, directors, and writers in film and television turn out excellent content each year. They deserve to … More Women Film and TV Writers Changing the World with Their Words | Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls

Support our #filmmakers: My Weekend On Set of Sharrie Mccain’s “Collision Envisage”: All About the Script Supervisor

Another busy weekend (March 4 and 5, 2017) on set as filming continued on Sharrie Mccain’s “Collision Envisage”. Once again, I was a Production Assistant, helping to set up the scenes; and operating the slate. I learned new term: the reset. The Director yelling “reset” means the part of the script just shot will be … More Support our #filmmakers: My Weekend On Set of Sharrie Mccain’s “Collision Envisage”: All About the Script Supervisor

Support our #creatives: Spotlight: News from Some of My Connections

You know I have made many connections through social media. This post provides some news from some of my connections. Sharrie Mccain Sharrie Mccain won 1st prize in a competition, at the Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival (HIMPFF), for her television script.   (I have worked with Sharrie on her shorts “Traveling Vagabond” and “Collision Envisage”) February 2017, … More Support our #creatives: Spotlight: News from Some of My Connections

Support our #filmmakers: My Day On Set of Sharrie Mccain’s “Collision Envisage”: All About Set Dressing

As filming of Sharrie Mccain’s “Collision Envisage” resumes (2/18/17), this time we are indoors. This was the first indoor scene filmed. The room being used was converted into a classroom at the Police Academy. This is an example of “set dressing”. The room already has a mounted whiteboard. Tables and chairs had to be put … More Support our #filmmakers: My Day On Set of Sharrie Mccain’s “Collision Envisage”: All About Set Dressing

Support our #filmmakers: Meet Sharrie Mccain

I have mentioned Sharrie Mccain in other posts, but here is a post all her own! Sharrie Mccain is a producer/director/writer/actor.  She is the force behind her own projects such as “Traveling Vagabond” (now in post-production) and “Collision Envisage” (currently in production).  She also acts in those projects.  I am a funding Producer in “Traveling … More Support our #filmmakers: Meet Sharrie Mccain

Support Our #filmmakers: Meet Morgen Whiteman

Filmmaker Morgen Whiteman’s film company is called MorgenFilme, specializing in independent narrative short films.  One such film, “Mom”, is now making the rounds of film festivals and other venues. From the “Mom” website:  ‘Mom’ is about Alex- a young woman who after being evicted and trying to avoid her debts, finds an older woman who … More Support Our #filmmakers: Meet Morgen Whiteman