Category: Team Jack O’Lantern
All Good Things Must Come To An End . . . Well Almost
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We are nearing completion of our Post Production. Leigh O’Neill  (Composer) has finished his wicked and hauntingly good score, ADR, Foley and sound mix are all complete thanks to Anita, Luca, Manuel and Kris. All we are waiting on is our colour correction (Jacob Weldon) to be complete and then output the final version for everyone’s viewing pleasure. These last [...]

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The light at the end of the tunnel
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We completed the ADR session this week, it was a pleasant experience to be there and watch the actors work in a different environment, as they are very professional and skilled the session felt light, even if it lasted 4 hours. The composer is doing an amazing job as well; he is expected to finish by the end of the week. The foley [...]

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Summer with Jack O’ Lantern
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As August roles in we have signed off on the ADR (Automated Dialogue Replacement) part of our post production and the next check point is sound mixing and color correction. Sound team leader Anita Shim and Director Hans Christian Berger guided actors Trevor Gemma, Carl Toftfelt and Zoe Abelson through the process of recreating the mood of the tense and [...]

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Carving the Post Production Pumpkin
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Hello All, Here is a recap of this weeks progress: As our director was overseas we were planning everything prior the ADR session. Anita and Leigh are doing spectacular work; however we cannot proceed until we meet with the director again, who arrived back in Vancouver yesterday. At this stage we have realized how all the phases involved in filming work; [...]

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One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
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We had a funny feeling things were running too smoothly during post-production and that was confirmed when we were hit our first post-production road block. Our film did not meet the picture lock criteria, as it was 45 seconds over the 10-minute time limit. This would be a pretty quick and easy fix however; our Director, Hans is away until [...]

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The Picture is almost Locked..

Good Day Jack O’ Lanternites, this week we are set to confirm our picture lock and begin the sound mixing portion of our film.  Before the sound mixing, however, we are scheduled to have an audio recording session(ADR) later this month to capture the lost dialogue and enhance the actors’ performance. Our sound designer, Anita Shim, is a VFS graduate [...]

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The Opening and Closing..
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Good Day Jack O’ Lanternites, this week we are going after the final bit footage we’ll need to make our film complete. On our shoot day we failed to capture all our required shots despite hacking off a large number of coverage shots.  Our major goal for this week is to get on set and finally wrap up production on [...]

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Post Production
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We had reviewed the footage with Nate (editor) and Hans (director). Nate started to prepare the lined script as we watched the footage. We have 1 hour and 20 minutes of footage, which was the average for the other shows. The material looked spectacular, everyone is very pleased with the shots that we have, but we also realized of more [...]

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Production Day.
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On Saturday May 26th, Production day finally arrived. Our task was to make sure that the day went by as smooth as possible. In order for this to happen we had to capture all of our scenes shots within a 12 hour period, between the hours of 8:00am to 9:00pm. Leading up to Production Day we had been preparing our [...]

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Out of The Frying Pan and into the Fire
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Wow! Production day has come and gone, however our work is not even close to being done yet. We are now about to embark on a 12-week journey into the world of post-production. Having already secured our editor Nathanael Draper a VFS Alumni of Film Production, we are ready to begin transcoding the footage into a format familiar with both [...]

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