Posts by dan from why.movie

Tripping to Veronique

When the trip begins, there’s a traveling sequence music video where Buffalo Joe sings God Bless America in Kate Smith style, while riding the dirt bike through scenes of America, which extends from Afghanistan to Vietnam. Copyright to create a cover of GBA could be handled by the… God Bless America Fund Independent foundation Location…

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Upgrading Production

What I learned shooting solo Buffalo Joe and Box Most important in live action production is the ACTORS’ PERFORMANCE. Therefor, establishing and maintaining the actors’ space is the top priority. table reads cue scripts and audio tracks getting lines down, (memorizing) finding the nuances in the lines rehearsals are about finding presence in the moment…

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Dirt Bike

Since we’re using the dirt bike prop as is today, (little red and white Honda diecast) the actually transformation of the XR 650 can become part of the hallucinogenic sequence, color spreading across the fenders, fur climbing onto seat as Joe’s essence infuses the bike, he and the bike smear together into one totality. Dirt…

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Red Shield

After watching the Money Masters, I learned that the Rothschild means Red Shield. Not sure where that fits in, but there’s another hunk of visual trivia.

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Buffalo Joe and the Box V4

About Joe He has sort of forgotten how to speak, because he’s gone away from where the people are, to reach the location the burning box gave him. So his pronunciation is slightly exaggerated and overly precise. He’s remembering how to talk. As the conversation goes on, he becomes more relaxed and and easy with…

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Timing

Hi! They say a screenplay is 1 minute / page. I did not find that to be true for the Canada shoot of DOG in 2006. The edit ran much longer. My editing choices, weird business in between the dialogue. Now I’m preparing to shoot Joe and the Box. I am thinking were getting into…

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Scene • Joe and the Box V3

Nicola, the Box dialogue is in pink. In ONE the Box won’t actually be speaking, but I’d like you to read that anyway. Will help with timing the animations. (The Box is an AI diety, comprised of billions of hemp board boxes spread upon the Earth. She is manifesting as a single box in this…

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10-07-19 Melonie and Dan

I think you’re loosing it but the movie’s not. M – I wanna see the monorail full of grey possible figures D – Oh that’s good. When they ride the monorail to the parking lot, their dead. M – What if they are wearing Theme Park Earth t-shirts, “Proud Steward of the Earth” “I am…

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Cathar Coats of Arms

These colors… on the bike? In Christina’s cabin? The shield on the wall? In the boat from her childhood? From Cathar.info According to legend, the arms of Aragón were origially plain gold: in heraldic terms “Or plain”. Geoffroy le Velu, king of Aragón, was mortally wounded fighting on the side of Charles le Chauve against…

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