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Rough Cut Delivered

I must say it’s very exciting to see it all coming together. Before I left Toronto on Tuesday I delivered the rough cut and I love the direction the movie is headed. I guess, what I’ve learned recently is that … Continue reading

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I never thought I’d be interested

Well, truth be told, I would have thought I would be the last person to make a documentary about a human-powered ornithopter. Not because I’m not interested in the world or even science…I am…but it’s not where I generally first … Continue reading

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We’re Editing!

It’s so exciting and, at the same time, a little nerve-wracking. Robert Swartz is editing this film and so far it’s pretty great. We’re working at a faster pace than I thought we would, at least it seems that way … Continue reading

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Countdown to EDIT!

Wow, the day we’ve all been waiting for…well, really the day I’VE been waiting for is moments away. With all the footage “in the can” the magic is soon to start. At this point I actually have no idea how … Continue reading

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Finishing up in Europe

I think it’s quite appropriate that the final interviews for this film were shot in Europe since that’s really where the dream began centuries ago. We started in Turin interviewing Pierluigi Duranti, a representative from the FAI. A lovely man, … Continue reading

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Build your own glider

If you’ve been thinking about building your own glider and wondering where to start, here’s a sneak peek into the design of the Lilienthal glider we used for our shoot. Thanks to the Otto Lilienthal Museum for your help!

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Some More Pictures

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They’re so beautiful and fun, I have to share more!

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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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