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Setting up for the unpacking part of the arrival scene involved the cast grabbing their personal gear (bedrolls, luggage, etc.) and loading up vehicles so they could unload on camera.
A few other members of the cast and crew have shared their stories about how they came to be involved with Chartarum, and I’ve been urged by a couple of cast members to tell a bit of my experience. This … Continue reading
Julie came to a day of shooting in Belleville, MI to help out with rehearsals for a scene that she wasn’t acting in. Sheldon Goldfarb, anchor for Think Twice News, kept her company while the actors ran through their lines.
What’s your name? Melissa Shaw. A lot of people call me Mel. Tell us a bit about what you’ve done so far on the Chartarum project. I’m a producer and I’m playing the part of Sam. Beyond that, whatever needs … Continue reading
In case you didn’t know, I spent my Labor Day (2009) weekend and all the following week making a low-budget, independent monster movie called Chartarum up north near Cadillac. Really. Given that this isn’t the normal vacation I take, I … Continue reading
Technically, I have the credit for costuming, but for most of the scenes – as is the case with many indie films, I imagine – we gave general guidelines to the cast of Chartarum and asked them to come up … Continue reading