We finally finished the movie! The premiere was on August 30, and we had another public screening September 29. All the cocaine bricks and movie posters were sold, but I still have plenty of T-shirts and will soon be opening an online store to sell merchandise like those shirts, some more posters, and products from future short films.
I made another video! I’ve been working on Naptown Vice, a movie about two vice detectives strung out on coke who are trying to take over the cocaine distribution or at least harness it in some way because the police department is on to their main suppliers. There’s also a love triangle.
I was very excited about this video because I got to wiggle around and make toast. Also, I got some new lenses and worked with them throughout most of the project. In post production, I labored longer over color grading and used a “Bleach Bypass” filter to give the video a look that goes with its music and possible message.
Minute Details, an indie rock band from Indianapolis, is having a rapid succession of people direct their music videos. They made their first video themselves, I made their second one, and my friend Noonan directed the third so far. Continue reading →