Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope is one of the best pieces of cinema made in all of human history. What are some of the signs to alert viewers of the film’s magnificence? Jonathan shares 5 signs that show this is a great film.
Ray Harryhausen may not be well known to today’s moviegoers. But, he was a special effects genius best known for his unique brand of stop motion animation. Mr. Harryhausen created stop motion characters that explode off the screen. He was best known for his work with the 1963 film Jason and the Argonauts. Mr. Harryhausen passed away on May 7, 2013. In the episode Jonathan says it is Episode 39. He is wrong. It is actually episode 38. Please accept our apologies.
TotalCon begins this Thursday! After months of planning the time draws near when I get to see tons of amazing people. The list of industry guests is impressive, as always, and there is a multitude of events to attend. This year I will be in attendance with Troll in the Corner owner, Indie Talks host, and Growing Geeks co-host Ben Gerber. We have some events together and other times we’re splitting off to view the con from different angles. You can be sure that we [...]
If you’ve not checked out Geek Seekers yet, it’s time to fire up the old YouTube and get watching! Geek Seekers features Jen Page and Monte Cook as they embark on a quest to find the truth about things! Things like are the Malloy apartments haunted? Things like how many residents can they get on camera? And how much cake can they eat in one setting? For those of you who don’t know, Jen Page is an actress, artist, web designer and all around geek. [...]
We’ve covered Project London before – but if you don’t know, it’s an amazing looking and truly independent film which features over 750 CGI shots – all crowd sourced and with a good chunk of the work being done on open source software. If that’s not enough, TC friend Jen Page is one of this films stars! I interviewed Jen, Phil and Ian from Project London late last year and Jen had mentioned a quick, original sketch of her character, Xing Xing Fix. She was [...]
Project London is a feature-length, science-fiction, action-adventure movie with 774 visual effects made by over 250 volunteers. We’ve covered the movie before and now I sit down with three of the folks responsible for Project London! Ian is the producer, writer and SFX wiz, Phil is the executive producer, film maker and all around mastermind and Jen is a principle actor playing Xing Xing Fix. We talk about actually creating the movie, the technology that went into the movie, auditioning, Creative Commons, the passion that [...]
Project London pre-orders are here! 774 special effects shots. Almost no budget. All volunteer. Open source software. Welcome to the crazy awesome world of Project London – a feature length SciFi extravaganza. We’ve covered Project London before and I think it’s going to be one hell of a film. The production work that’s gone in to it, strictly on a voluntary basis using open source software no less, is amazing. We’ve also had dealings with one of the actors featured in the movie as well, [...]