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Josh makes a new flic

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filming the plague victims

So my grandson Joshua  has made a new film in his Cinematography class… it’s in spanish but you can probably follow the storyline… basically its sci fi and scientists meddling with nanobot technology have unleashed a plague on the world by accident, almost everyone’s dead with a few exceptions.

checking the script

 Here we see the Cinematography Professor, my son Mike in camo and Josh discussing the script. Josh and myself scouted out locations the week before looking for isolated places to film.

Later Josh received a Diploma of Special Recognition for his film from the Tlaxcala Cultural Institute.

Josh receives award.

to see the film go to this link…
 
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Josh films a new flic

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Last month we spent a whole day scouting out locations that looked desolate for Josh’s new film, a sci fi epic of 12 minutes anout nano bots destroying mankind. Sort of reminds me of ” the Blob”…instead of Steve McQueen we had Josh’s brother Paul playing the lead. Rain caused delays, price overruns, prima donnas, etc., just like in real life, good experience to know what directors have to put up with in the big leagues. Of course there are perks also, you get to be well known and you get to date the leading ladies.

 Afterwards my wife and I had the crew over (15 people) to eat dinner at our house, (a kind of hollywood catering service).

The Director & friend

The Director & friend

The leading man and friend

The leading man and friend

Director and script writer

Director and script writer

Steve is told of his impending death

Steve is told of his impending death

running overtime

running overtime

 If there are any Hollywood film companies that would like to help the career of an aspiring film producer..director…actor in his quest for a brilliant career please write or send a donation.

 Mike shoots Steve

Mike shoots Steve

 

AT LAST....FOOD!

AT LAST....FOOD!

THE CREW

THE CREW

CINEMATOGRAPHY

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My grandson Josh is taking a course in CINEMATOGRAPHY in Tlaxcala, so a couple of weeks ago he directed, edited and scripted a short film. The course cost is about $25 dollars a month, classes on Saturdays from 9AM till 1 pm.  I was impressed by the professianalism . A friend loaned them a house to shoot in.There were 14 people in his class, everyone did something…makeup, lighting, cameraman, acting, props, etc.,.  The drama Teacher had the honor of commiting suicide in the film. My wife and I did the catering.  Give us a million bucks and we can come up with a top notch film.

A new Spielberg

A new Spielberg

 

 

 

preparing to shoot

preparing to shoot

 

lights-action-camera

lights-action-camera

 This film ran 4 minutes & took 6 hours to shoot. To see the end result see it on Youtube at this link….

 http://mx.youtube.com/watch?v=5YnFi-V7LFE