Dig Dave Campfield's article The Masochistic Existence of a Microbudget Filmmaker.
I know nothing about which he speaks. Nothing. Shh...
"We Were Never Here" (8/27/15)
6 days ago
Pandora Machine is a micro-studio in New York City specializing in science - fiction. This blog (like our movies) is rated "R" for nudity.
|Ignore the unplugged lens distortion.|
|Some details from everyone's favorite comic-book movie, the reboot of Fantastic 4. I like these details. Plus, they look totally doable and wearable.|
|Just a couple pieces of armor and a LOT of straps. Although this is a drawing, this costume notion looks very doable. Plus, I totally dig the shoes.|
|Another angle on the Fantastic 4 costume.|
|We, of course, would add a balaclava and an awesome helmet to this costume.|
|Felicia Hudson, Chester Poon, Sarah Schoofs. Everyone has at least one "o" in their last name. Most have "oo". Which sounds like they're really excited about something. Ooh! Or in Sarah's case, "Oof!"|
|Massive renders take lots of time and processing power. Even better is when the computer crashes overnight. Those spikes are periodic and this one composite is being very cranky.|
|Which one is the robot?|
|Backlight is the key to all things.|
|I've totally forgotten what this sign says.|
|This is, however, a relatively easy scene with only two characters so the extra 4 tracks were deleted in the picture edit and never got dragged over to the audio edit in Samplitude.|
|Chester Poon, Sarah Schoofs, Felicia Hudson. (Chester isn't in full costume during this rehearsal.) We're green because Laura, the True Queen of the Marsians felt it should be green (remember when we thought that back on Millennium Crisis while shooting against a greenscreen? Yeah, live and learn. No screen (looking in this direction) on this picture.|
|Travis Pilar let me take a picture of his groovy shirt. I told him my sister was making a deck of cards based around house cats.|
|Felicia Hudson, Chester Poon, Sarah Schoofs, inside Varl's ship watching the sun rise.|
|Felicia Hudson, Chester Poon, Sarah Schoofs.|
|Sarah Schoofs new dating profile pic.|
|Felicia and Sarah looking out on the desert plain.|
|Laura did this very pretty vertical line of whumpus on Chester. Jason Birdsall's set really held up.|
|Felicia gets shot twice in this movie.|