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Sneak peek…some photos

Our “Stills Guy”, as he is today referring to himself, Jovan Matic, (doing his first film shoot) just sent me a sneak peek at some photos from our shoot last week. Very fun! Here are a few teasers. DaVinci dissecting … Continue reading

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Dramatic elements – check.

Well, it all went quite swimmingly I must say and we were extremely lucky! Interviews – check. Dramatic elements – check. On Monday we did interviews against greenscreen. I just wanted to interview all the main characters from the film/ornithopter … Continue reading

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Otto Lilienthal and his great big glider

Well, I thought, when conceiving this film, that it would be quite fun to re-create Otto Lilienthal’s glider flight. His last glider flight in August 1896. While this film has a whimsical quality it’s also got some serious undertones because … Continue reading

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How hard could it be to find a hill?

Well, I guess one never knows where the stumbling blocks will be. Location, location, location. We are looking for an (affordable) outdoor location that allows us a hill (and ideally has a small Italian-like pond nearby) and we’re in search … Continue reading

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Toronto here I am!

Well, I learned today that somebody found me! I’ve been building this blog/content in secret (not really, but without notification) and today I got a follower (thanks David). Maybe it’s time to let folks know that I’m here and working … Continue reading

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It’s all coming together

It’s been a busy week for us as we toil away to bring the remaining shoot days in order. We have cast DaVinci and Lilienthal. We have a 1st AD and it looks like Hair, Make Up, Wardrobe are all … Continue reading

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Where we are today

Today, February 23, 2010, I’ve been thinking I should keeping writing reflective posts on where we’ve been so I can catch you up to speed, but also think it’s really valuable to capture where we are right now…so I may … Continue reading

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The Beginning

Welcome to my blog about the making of “When Dreams Take Flight” – a one-hour documentary film for Documentary. The film has been in the works since early 2009 when, led by Dr. James DeLaurier, Todd Reichert of the University … Continue reading

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