Tag Archives: Mike B

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 – The Johnson Family

We had several family groups participating in the filming and production of Chartarum. One family (the Ballottis) came for most of the week of shooting, one pair of brothers (the Gadberrys) lived across the street and spent several days and … Continue reading

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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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The Trailers

The final trailer will be released in the near future. Some folks who attended Porc Fest in June, 2011 got a sneak peek, but it’s going be a while before the rest of us can see it. In the meantime, … Continue reading

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Images: Behind the Scenes – Splattered

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Behind the Scenes: Clearing the barn, part 1

The barn was in much worse worse shape than we remembered. Many people – including some of the volunteers who had come to participate as extras (drones) helped clear out massive amounts of crap. Video: Mike Barskey

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Cast & Crew Interview: Julie Hurford

What’s your name? Julie Hurford Tell us a bit about what you’ve done so far on the Chartarum project. I was given the chance to play the role of Frances, the intellectual-janitor-enforcer who prefers to live below society’s radar and … Continue reading

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1900 Miles to Chartarum

So, how did I end up helping to make Chartarum? Well, John Shaw had been posting on the Free Talk Live BBS asking for help making a movie. I didn’t really think too much about it at first, after all the set … Continue reading

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Images: Behind the Scenes – Kurt H.

Sometimes, we’re just going to share cool images we like a lot. This is one of them. Kurt H brought extra audio equipment for the shoot and helped with the audio, as well as helping out as an extra during … Continue reading

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How I Came To Be Involved With Chartarum

I was wasting time on Facebook I think, and noticed an invite to the set from John. My husband was working and it was one of those weekends I had no set plans, so I emailed John and asked if … Continue reading

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