I know it’s been a while since I posted anything of substance. My heart is still here but my brain is in a strange universe these days; one that looks almost as strange as the one we’re in.
There is some activity on the film front. I’m in what can be most accurately termed pre-pre-pre-production on a feature I wrote. Which means I’m in a deal with some people who are trying to get the cast so we can get the money to get the cast so we can get the money.
In the meantime, I finished a new film; a strange docu-mystery called DOWN IN SHADOWLAND. It is a personal project that I made completely by myself. For the past 5 year I’ve been carrying my video camera around with me every day on the subway. The intent was to try and capture some of the haunting and surreally beautiful moments I’ve seen down there, where people reveal something intimately human in this most public of private places. I edited 5 years of footage into a 65 minute film.
The film has just been accepted into the Main Competition of a major US festival. I will give the specifics when I can.
The video is the first vocal track video from us. Like the song, it has an elegant, moody, dark humor. It should be out soon. Here’s a little behind-the-scenes video flash: