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It's working title is 'Deep Freeze'.
'Deep Freeze' is a short psychological thriller, written by myself and loosely based on an urban myth, needless to say, at the moment I don't want to give much away, as its a script that reveals quickly and drives rapidly through to the end, with a couple of twists along the way.
This time I hope to further bridge the gap between professionalism and the no-budget strings I'm producing this on.
With the experience I've gained working in the industry, I hope to deliver something visually delightful, as well as something raw and 'visually disturbing'.
I'm casting at the moment, on Friday just gone I went out and had a coffee with my 'now' lead actress, and today I'm talking to agents regarding filling in the other roles in my quest for as much professionalism as possible - and yeap, all for no money! I'm also looking to get some cameo's from actresses that you all might have heard of..
The past two weeks have been difficult, the film requires a set to be built (a bathroom) and then access via the removal of walls onto the set. In the next few days I'll place up photographs of how the scaled model I'm building looks.
I'd love to keep you all here at fxhome informed, so I hope this topic can act as a sort of good idea for me to do, as well as keep the community that helped me start making films informed on what I'm up to these days. I hope to be working with a couple of fxhomers on this one as well...
A few of you have spotted my imdb profile and congratulated me on that (heres looking at you Bryce and JT9) - thanks for keeping an eye out for me!
I hope this one goes well and you guys enjoy 'Deep Freeze' as it makes its way down the production path and then I hope into festivals. I'm already stressed to the max, but as long as I don't lose my hair like last year I'll be alrite!
Keep up the filming!
Update : 11/12/06
It's been a while since I posted this original message! Since then 'Deep Freeze' has gone under a lot of changes, with cast members bring confirmed and then cancelled, and then set locations and other locations being thrown around and the such.
After six days of none stop work, myself and the three other people involved in the entire production have finally managed to build and tile an entire bathroom set, and then deconstruct that once built, and move it piece by piece into a studio for filming TOMORROW.
HERE COME THE PHOTOS:
A model of the set made out of paper two months ago:
They took long enough to scavange, but with a bit of spit and polish these will come up nicely!
Destroyed a forest to build the set.
The set is built up for the first time:
We'd never tiled before...it's been hellish.
Broken down and ready to carry 1/4 mile bit by bit. Each bit weighed about 120+kg. It hurt.
Even more fun, a random guy wanted to test his timelapse equipment with his new camera so most of the stuff we do (including the filming tomorrow) will be completely timelapsed. Which could be very fun to watch back, especially with the main actress getting in and out of the bath.
Check out the test timelapse here:
TIME LAPSE Test
19th June 2007!
Sorry I've been so quiet on the front of this production! The four main people making it (myself included) had to finish a degree off as well! The film itself had a title change to 'Skin Deep' and is currently at a few festivals in the selection process! Good news is that yesterday it was confirmed for selection at a large stateside festival (East coast!)
So yeah, That's the deal with formerly known as 'Deep Freeze'! Thanks again everyone for their kind words of support and wooo! Here's to the next one
Official website will be launched soon with a teaser trailer, I think I'll make a new topic for that though!