Sorry everyone (all 2 of you)… I’ve been seriously slacking. About a month ago, I flew to Los Angeles to prep and then direct a short film, 4. 2. 3. I’m currently in post on the film, and until yesterday things were going slooow.
4. 2. 3. is actually a prequel to R.E.M. – but stands on its own as a short film (and will be produced as a comic that will appear as Issue #0 in the digital release of the R.E.M. series). Working hard with Mark Newbauer from Mike the Pike on the graphic novel and the feature, via our banner Spokefish.
It’s being produced by myself, Ken Locsmandi (my partner in Filmworks Finishing Partners and owner of Filmworks/FX), Jim Devoti and Luiza Ricupero. Jimmy has killed it, getting the financing, our locations, pulling together a great cast and just getting shit done.
The cast consists of:
Things are starting to shape up and I can’t wait to dive into sound design and music. Here is a little taste… a raw clip from the opening of the short (no color correction, no sound design, no music).