| Posted by John Montgomery | May 4, 2007
what’s next?

what’s next?

No sooner had we finished on the bid Zombie shoot – and taken a day to return gear etc… then we were in preproduction for our next fxphd shoot. Now I can’t give away the details until next week.. but … Continued

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| Posted by John Montgomery | May 3, 2007
Last day of the shoot

Last day of the shoot

So we have now finished the shoot. The shoot has really served two purposes. 1) the film itself of course, which is really interesting and a great story. 2) The making of… for use this term and next. For the … Continued

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| Posted by John Montgomery | May 1, 2007
Shooting a Zombie!

Shooting a Zombie!

So we are on Day 3 – and back at the same location as yesterday. This is a fun day we shoot arrows through our Zombie and then blow him up! This will of course involve a few visual effects … Continued

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| Posted by John Montgomery | April 30, 2007
Day two

Day two

Zombie Drive through !!! On the way to the shoot this morning – Richard – or Zombie – wanted breakfast after being in the makeup chair for hours (since 4 am) We figured … why not try the drive via … Continued

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| Posted by John Montgomery | April 30, 2007
Day One

Day One

Production is off to a great start. Today is filming in a residential street which we needed to both lock down and then make look like a bomb zone. Most of the filming today was from the Viper Camera with … Continued

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| Posted by John Montgomery | April 25, 2007
Pre-production

Pre-production

Preproduction continues… but not much to blog as I have been sick as a Dog. We shoot SAT-SUN-MON-TUES…. and today & tomorrow (thur-fri) are last minute pre-production… wow it sucks being sick… plus I need to get classes out… anyway … Continued

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| Posted by John Montgomery | April 22, 2007
Responsibility

Responsibility

I wanted to thank everyone from NAB – but now I am back in Sydney, our attention turns to the Shoot this weekend. We have had a production crew in pre-production while I was in the States and they have … Continued

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| Posted by John Montgomery | April 18, 2007

Jeff found this in Animation Magazine – very cool!

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| Posted by John Montgomery | April 18, 2007
Tuesday At NAB

Tuesday At NAB

Today was a really tough day for the HD film crew as we were shooting loads of material. In brief it ran like this 7am Call time 8.30 show floor 9.30 RED Video interview 11.00 Meetings 12.00 Apple Video Interview … Continued

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| Posted by John Montgomery | April 17, 2007
Monday

Monday

Monday was a good day.. last night we did the Autodesk user group. There was a huge reaction from the people there. We started podcasting around 7.30 and finished around 9.30 – but of course we were setting up from … Continued

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