Monthly Archives: September 2010

September 30, 2010

Halloween, Video and Photography –

Tonight I changed up the website framework for the Monster-Bash site and its basically ready for me to do the graphic make over this weekend. We’re using a themed blog for the actual site interior since its easy to maintain and more community oriented. The index page is cut up so I can display a […]

Development, Film, Fun Stuff, Photography
September 29, 2010

My Studio is Roasting…Uggh,,,

Well the temperature is a little cooler, but the studio is still cook’n. Hopefully it will start cooling off like it did last week and I can get some stuff done in here. I decided I needed a high end HD Field Monitor so I picked up a Manhattan 8.9′ HD LCD with sun shield and […]

Development, Film
September 27, 2010

All in now…Breaking out the big gun…lol.

Kessler KC-12 Crane baby…lol. Well I figure if I’m moving into features, I wanted some heavier firepower…so here it is. The Kessler 12′ Camera Crane for doing large scale sweeping shots, overhead shots, etc. Between the Jib, Dolly and Crane, we have some serious moves now. I cant wait to test it out!

Development, Film

Canon 1D RedRock Cage Kit –

Well now that I dont have a project in production currently, I decided to use those resources to fill in some upgrades I wanted to the camera system. I’ve been using the RedRock setup I had for XH-A1 lens adapter rig which kind of works on the Canon 1D but not without it’s problems. The […]

Development, Film
September 26, 2010

Moving On – It’s Time Now

Hello, If you have been paying attention to the Micon Film Blog you have seen the roller coaster ride that has been our production efforts for the last couple months. Last year we finished our first film Obituary Notice which was a very fun process and we were very happy with the results for a […]

Development, Film
September 25, 2010

I Shouldn’t go to Calumet Anymore…

I wanted to get a light stand for the 1000w Arri so we headed down to Calumet Photo this afternoon and they had this No Sales Tax weekend. I dig those C-stands so much I purchased a couple more without the extension arm, and then I saw in the back corner of the store these large […]

Development, Film

Short Lived Break –

Well that didn’t last very long…I got some sleep last night and looks like I’m back on the film trail again. lol… On the tech front I got my latest gear today and I love it! These black flags work awesome with the new C-Stands…amazing construction and coverage…and the Mic Blimp is really cool as […]

Development, Film
September 24, 2010

Auditions –

Well I ended up with over 200 potentials for Carl and weeded it down to about 50 of them that will work aesthetically, so now its time for the audition process. Since they are all up in LA I dont see a point with having them come down to us, so we’ll be holding the […]

Development, Film
September 23, 2010

The Perfect Witness

Shannie and I watched this film tonight, an Indie Film from First Look Films. I saw the film trailer for this that happened to be on the Smoking Aces 2 DVD which was a pretty horrible film. The trailer for Perfect Witness was actually pretty engaging and Shannie just happened to see it in a […]

Development, Film, Fun Stuff
September 22, 2010

Dexter Season 5 Premiere

This Sunday Night – Dexter kicks off Season 5 baby! Leaving right off where Season 4 ended, Rita’s death by the hands of the Trinity Killer we have Dexter having to deal with the aftermath. This is all new territory for the show…and opens up some really interesting and crazy angles story-wise. I cant wait! If anyone is interested, […]

Fun Stuff