Tag Archives: Jason Adasiewicz

My Director’s Statement for ROY’S WORLD.

For many years I’ve been captivated by the Roy stories of Barry Gifford, which use a very spare and direct prose style to trace a boy’s childhood. Unlike a lot of autobiographical fiction, they’re not sentimental at all. But what … Continue reading

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Presenting the first movie poster for ROY’S WORLD!

I am so thrilled to share our very first movie poster for Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago! It’s based on an original collage created by Kevin Sampsell. (Trivia: the two photos near the bottom were taken by Stanley Kubrick in … Continue reading

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Alex Inglizian joins ROY’S WORLD

A sound designer takes all the elements that makes up a film’s aural atmosphere, including music, voiceover, and sound effects, and combines them into a harmonic whole. It’s an exquisitely difficult balancing act. When it’s done well, sound design expands … Continue reading

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New site! New video!

Head over to Roy’s World for a new look at the project, including a brand new clip featuring Jason Adasiewicz’ music + a story from Barry Gifford!

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One year ago today.

On 17 February 2017 Jason Adasiewicz, Hamid Drake (and, just out of frame, Joshua Abrams, Josh Berman, and Jon Doyle) convened at Electrical Audio in Chicago and, with the assistance of engineer Greg Norman, started laying down some sweet tunes … Continue reading

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A fantastic evening!

I’d like to thank everyone who made the show such a success! Especially Keefe Jackson and Mike Reed, who joined the lineup late in the game and still delivered killer performances. It was an amazingly exciting evening. And thank you … Continue reading

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“The approach is unorthodox, but so is the film-in-the-making–“

Whoa! Jason and I were interviewed by legendary jazz critic Howard Reich about the film! Oh, and guess what? You can follow @RoysWorldFilm on Twitter.

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