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Chartarum Premieres

Last night (Thursday, October 4) was the Chartarum premiere, which took place at The Main in Royal Oak, MI. What an absolute rush to see Chartarum up on the marquee! I immediately posted this picture to my personal Facebook wall, … Continue reading

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Own a piece of Chartarum history!

We’re very excited to offer the Chartarum Cast & Crew the chance to show off all their hard work to their friends and family and we can’t wait to see anyone that can make it to the Premiere on October … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: ADR for Russ

We are nearing the finishing line! Just some partial sessions with a couple of cast members to go, then mine, and the ADR will be complete! From what I’ve seen of it, everyone seems to be having a lot of … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: Roberto’s ADR Session

Roberto Warren (Eli) has finished his ADR sessions! Here are a couple of pictures from his first one:

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Watching the Movie

The folks that were able to be here for ADR last weekend were the first to see Chartarum from start to finish (with less-than-perfect sound, obviously – what we were gathering to fix). As of this writing, I’ve now seen … Continue reading

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ADR totally rocks!

Movie Star Diary – 21 & 22 April 2012 For those who don’t know, Automated Dialogue Recording (ADR) – aka “looping” – is total movie magic. It replaces dialogue that’s too quiet, too cluttered, too wimpy, or just plain bad … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: Theremin

If you’ve watched old sci-fi movies (or listened to Led Zeppelin), chances are you’ve heard a Theremin, an electronic instrument invented in 1920. Being a fan of old sci-fi movies (and Led Zeppelin), John Shaw (director, etc.) has wanted a … Continue reading

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Images: Behind the Scenes – Step Carefully

Bodies (one of them belonging to Tegan Ballotti) and body parts littered the ground while John Shaw (director, etc.) filmed some of the carnage. Luckily, it was dry and not cold and the fog was fake.

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Images: Behind the Scenes – Monster Blood

As someone who has been thoroughly soaked with the stuff, I can promise you that the gentlemen on the right (above pic) are real troopers. Monster blood is sticky and tough to get off: baby wipes are absolutely essential! Later … Continue reading

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Images: Behind the Scenes – on Location

Luther, MI is my second hometown, or at least it was when I was growing up. My paternal grandparents lived in Luther for most of my dad’s childhood until their deaths when I was a pre-teen. When I stayed with … Continue reading

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