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The Infinite Sapien

Company & production updates, notes, essays, criticism, digressions, yawps. 

BTS: Three Days in October

For those of you who weren't privy to the details, I'm posting a few behind-the-scenes pics for posterity. Enjoy! 

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My sister, always the consummate shopper, agreed to help us round out the wardrobe. We made a deal with her that she could keep some of the leftovers, too. 

 Brace Evans modeling his own private reserve for us. Study #1.

Brace Evans modeling his own private reserve for us. Study #1.

 Brace Evans, Study #2.

Brace Evans, Study #2.

 Brace Evans, Study #3. 

Brace Evans, Study #3. 

 The Hall of Infamy. As Solomon makes his way down the hall in the final scene, you might notice a series of portraits along the wall. In order of appearance,  Sanford B. Dole ,  Edward Grey ,  Cecil Rhodes ,  Professor Hans F. K. Günther ,  Alfred Rosenberg  and  John Foster Dulles .   The last two are generic and their ambiguity might suggest that the future holds something a little more ominous...

The Hall of Infamy. As Solomon makes his way down the hall in the final scene, you might notice a series of portraits along the wall. In order of appearance, Sanford B. Dole, Edward Grey, Cecil Rhodes, Professor Hans F. K. Günther, Alfred Rosenberg and John Foster Dulles

The last two are generic and their ambiguity might suggest that the future holds something a little more ominous...

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The mountain of roast beef sandwiches Andrew's mom helped create the night before our first day of shooting. 

 Contracts, callsheets, daily reports, shooting scripts and actor release forms. In short, a lot of paper. 

Contracts, callsheets, daily reports, shooting scripts and actor release forms. In short, a lot of paper. 

 A film within a film. What things look like behind the camera.  Weetus Cren deserves a very special 'thanks' for loaning us his ARRI Alexa mini for the production!  From left to right is Jodie (Rebekah Patti); our Director of Photography, Seth Halleran, and our sound recordist Brian Sloss.

A film within a film. What things look like behind the camera.

Weetus Cren deserves a very special 'thanks' for loaning us his ARRI Alexa mini for the production!

From left to right is Jodie (Rebekah Patti); our Director of Photography, Seth Halleran, and our sound recordist Brian Sloss.

 Indian-styled pizza with the technicians.   From left to right we have Seth; our gaffer, Jacob Waluconis; our 1st Assistant Camera, Alex Sylvester; and Brian. 

Indian-styled pizza with the technicians. 

From left to right we have Seth; our gaffer, Jacob Waluconis; our 1st Assistant Camera, Alex Sylvester; and Brian. 

 A more flattering view of our 1st AC in action. 

A more flattering view of our 1st AC in action. 

 Our gaffer, Jacob, doing his thing. 

Our gaffer, Jacob, doing his thing. 

Andrew Akada