Monthly Archives: August 2019

Sound design on ROY’S WORLD is complete!

Completing a beautifully calibrated sound design for the film is something that thrills me to my soul. Alex and I created two mixes: one is stereo and one is 5.1 surround. The first one is for streaming and video, the … Continue reading

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3 things about Jackie Chan’s POLICE STORY

Police Story [1985] 1. Pencils as chopsticks. 2. Moped wrangle. 3. Christmas light “firepole.”

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Color correction on ROY’S WORLD is complete!

Nicholas Coyle, who did such an amazing job on my previous film, has delivered the goods once again. Here’s an action shot of him doing his thing. Since Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago almost entirely consists of archival visuals, it … Continue reading

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3 things about Larry Cohen’s THE STUFF

The Stuff [1985] 1. “The man is not in proper operating order.” 2. Pillow full of stuff. 3. Garrett’s face on the floor.

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3 things about Agnès Varda’s CLEO FROM 5 TO 7

Cleo from 5 to 7 [1962] 1. The kitten plays with her robe. 2. Bombarded with all the lives going on around her at the cafe. 3. Are they about to kiss?

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3 things about Alfonso Cuarón’s ROMA

Roma [2018] 1. Fermin’s jacket. 2. Balancing perfectly. 3. “I didn’t want her.” 3 other things.

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3 things about Robin Hardy’s THE WICKER MAN

The Wicker Man [1973] 1. Thumping on the walls. 2. Maypole dance. 3. Hand candelabra.

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3 things about Eric Friedler’s IT MUST SCHWING: THE BLUE NOTE STORY

It Must Schwing: The Blue Note Story [2018] 1. Herbie Hancock demonstrates Francis Wolff’s dance. 2. “He was a con man. A great drummer, no doubt about it. I was at Art’s funeral. There were four women there. All ‘Mrs. … Continue reading

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Sound design on ROY’S WORLD is underway.

Alex Inglizian at Experimental Sound Studios in Chicago has begun work on the film’s sound design. After our last meeting we were strolling around the studio and found this t-shirt. That’s a drawing by our very own animator Lilli Carré! … Continue reading

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3 things about Hong Sang-soo’s CLAIRE’S CAMERA

Claire’s Camera [2017] 1. They sit at the table together in silence. She gets out her phone and Googles him. 2. A strange mural. 3. “I’m fifty!”

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