Category: Vol. 8: Day of the Dead
Quick Update!
Back on Set

Not too much to report this week, friends! We are putting the final touches on Cheers to Death, and are very pleased with how it’s looking! Can’t wait to flood the world’s Facebook feeds with the trailer — muahaha! Our director, Nick Humphries (along with several other members of our cast, crew, VFS faculty and friends), had an exciting announcement [...]

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From Third to Home
Okay Let's Tie The Knot

Hola Amigos, Bienvenidos to our final week of Post-Production. We have almost all our materials in: The documentation, stills from our project, legal notices, the post-production visual effects, credits, introductory sequence, sound, music and our final cut ready for our screening before December 14th. We have come so far since our first day! We first chose our writers; Dawn Prato [...]

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One Week Until Screening
Director addressing the Producers and Sound Designers

Bienvenidos a la penultimo post de Compendium 8: Dia De Los Muertos! This is our second to last blog post of Compendium 8′s “We Now Pronounce You Dead & Wife”. We have had one of the shortest Post-Production phases in all of Compendium, and one of the first to have our film ready to be seen by the public on schedule. [...]

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Binary on the cutting room floor
Our Leads Entangled in Love's Conflict

Hola Amigos, Only a couple more weeks and we producers will have guided “We Now Pronounce You Dead & Wife” through pre-production all the way to exhibition. We are so proud of what we were able to accomplish these past three months and we are astounded at our progress. There are so many people who have been on board since [...]

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Opening Title Sequence
Title Sequence Sketches

Today we started discussing the opening sequence with our Title Sequence artist and Documentation Supervisor, Ian Berg. We have been continuously modifying our Musical Short-Film and hope to have our product finished before the beginning of Winter Break (for you non-VFS readers, that’s December 14). We still have things to do, like most of our Sound and Mixing Sessions, ADR, [...]

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Closing in!
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As our post-production efforts continue, we advance even closer and closer to the finished product!  Our deadline is the beginning of December, and as of now we can proudly say we are right on track.  Our editor, composer, sound-design team and digital effects artists are hard at work around the clock completing their deliverables and it’s been a pleasure to work [...]

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Light at the end of the tunnel
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It’s a bittersweet feeling coming close to the end of post production. Visual effects and sound design are wrapping up while our trailer is being finalized. Colour correction is on the horizon, loose ends are being tied and festival plans are being drawn up. The future looks bright for “Cheers to Death.” Compendium has been a life changing journey full [...]

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Sound-off
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Now that we’ve locked our picture, it’s time for our amazing sound team consisting of Adam Hyjek and Bill Leininger to go to work on the sound design.  We were lucky to capture some really high quality audio on the shoot-day, but because of the musical nature of our film and the echo in the studio, we are faced with a [...]

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La Catrina’s Fine Cut
Our wonderful Editors Jillian and Jaselle

Hola Amigos! Today we screened our Fine Cut with our editors and Director. So far, we are very happy with our project and how far we’ve come. The majority of our film is visually beautiful, but we have some small tweaks to complete before we are completely finished. Our editors have been working overtime, making sure all of the frames [...]

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Picture Lock!
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Annnnnd we are officially picture locked! After many edits and hard work from our editor Ryan Jackson the film is ready for our sound team and vfx artist Jorge. We are happy to welcome Juan, Karla and Jorge to the post team and with their little dose of magic “Cheers to Death” is that much closer to the screening. With [...]

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