Recent content by Mannie Bothans

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    Seeking Advice. First Project. 48hr-film contest.

    That's good advice. I learned SO much from this project, and it was only a 48hfp. I wish I had the time to volunteer on other people's projects as well. There are more people working on shorts and indie projects locally than I ever knew.
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    watch Sargento's Saddle

    This was the city winner. http://vimeo.com/m/103652826
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    watch Sargento's Saddle

    I normally work a 60 to 80-hour workweek, so the 48HFP was the best way for me to cram in a full short. Though I began to hallucinate from lack of sleep near the end of the weekend.
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    watch Sargento's Saddle

    Thanks!
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    watch Sargento's Saddle

    Well, here it is. For better or for worse, my first project. http://vimeo.com/user30603938/sargentossaddle My son was our team leader and executive producer. I was his "line producer" for the project. He also came up with the story and wrote the first script (then two other guys rewrote that...
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    Seeking Advice. First Project. 48hr-film contest.

    I have made the link to our movie public: http://vimeo.com/user30603938/sargentossaddle My son was our team leader and executive producer. I was his "line producer" for the project. He also came up with the story and wrote the first script (then two other guys rewrote that script one hour...
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    Seeking Advice. First Project. 48hr-film contest.

    We filmed in three different cities. The newspaper article above is from one of the cities, and tomorrow a newspaper from another city will run this article as well: http://copiousnotes.bloginky.com/2014/08/04/lexington-12-year-old-guides-film-to-louisville-fest/
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    Seeking Advice. First Project. 48hr-film contest.

    Ha ha, yes, in Georgetown, KY it makes the front page. We had 30 teams competing in Louisville. Thing is, I have no idea how the media even found out. I have a lot of experience doing press packets and press releases from my job of the last 12 years and my undergrad education-- but the truth...
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    Seeking Advice. First Project. 48hr-film contest.

    Judging by the trailers that have been submitted thus far, I think at least three teams here in Kentucky incorporated horses this year. But I haven't seen a DeLorean yet!
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    Seeking Advice. First Project. 48hr-film contest.

    Some pics from the set: http://news-graphic.mycapture.com/mycapture/folder.asp?event=1828669&CategoryID=74421&ListSubAlbums=0 And the full local newspaper story:
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    Seeking Advice. First Project. 48hr-film contest.

    Thanks. I mentioned that idea to my son, and we just laughed and laughed about the idea-- and eventually, it just stuck. Well, I have negotiated a truce with my wife and I no longer have to sell all of my equipment and abandon filmmaking forever. However, there is currently an ironclad...
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    Seeking Advice. First Project. 48hr-film contest.

    The team pulled it off, despite my inexperience and my setting them up for an extremely difficult (i.e. elaborate) logistical filming nightmare. However, last second total re-writes, our DP switching from DP to 1stAD, all three cameras with completely different picture style settings, I had no...
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    Seeking Advice. First Project. 48hr-film contest.

    Okay, here is the trailer: http://youtu.be/FgVIL_apv7E A wealthy horsefarm owner goes on a journey of twists and turns and not just on horseback. Title: ​Sargento's Saddle Team Name: Alan Smithee Productions City: Louisville, KY 48 Hour Film Project 2014 Team Leader: Nicholas Skidmore...
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    Seeking Advice. First Project. 48hr-film contest.

    You were robbed, Josh. Thanks for posting the link.
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    watch Time Out - a 48 hour film

    Wow, TWO in one weekend! That's amazing.
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