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  • Zhura.Com - a script for us of sf.com!!!

    I have written here in, like, forever... Anyway, "night, forever" went pretty good as I said, I'm currently producing a couple of short films and... well, things are quite fine.I wanted to ask if anyone here is available to work on a script altogether at Zhura.com, this new website for screenplays-w...
  • night, forever - COMPLETED!!!

    After lots of troubles, broken hard disks etcera, WE MADE IT!!! It's going to premiere at "Spazio Anteprima Nord Ovest" in Torino, December 12th, 10.50 PM. See you there!!! :) You can see it in English (Italian subs) [link="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbAIsoHRSoc"]here.[/link]
  • night, forever - footage completed

    We shot night, forever yesterday. It went pretty good, we had some issue we didn't think about but it went pretty well. I'm learning, and that's the best thing, ain't it? See you soon...
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  • night, forever - shooting tomorrow

    I think it's going to be good. Experimenting, that's the key. I'll let you know how things will go. See ya all soon...
  • night, forever - experiments going on

    Hi there,[br][br] I just finished to write a very short screenplay that I'm going to shoot this August. It's not that much about storytelling rather than experimenting on the technique (cinematography, CGI, our new dolly track ;), color correction and so on). [br][br] If you're interested, [li...
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  • The Video Vinyl Entry

    I forgot to embed the video. Enjoy :)
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  • Skype contact

    Hi guys, nothing new on the Western front, except that we didn't make it at the contest :( but we learnt a lot of things using AE. I was wondering... What is your Skype contact? Mine is "stefano.sgambati"... feel free to post yours! Cya soon!
  • Remember the VV contest?

    Do you remember guys that my last post was about a contest for an intro to a TV show? Well, here's our entry (the creators are RickyAntonino and me). Check it out [link="http://videovinyltv.imeem.com/video/KrQmw0Ld/video_vinyl_contest/"]here[/link]. Please rate and comment! (here or/and there) See y...
  • Contest

    Hey everyone, just want to give you a link: it's a video contest that runs through May and the first prize is 3000 $. The task is to make a "title video" for a TV program. The link is [link="http://videovinyltv.imeem.com/"]this[/link].
  • Nero production... and an old production...

    Hi everybody, [br][br] things are going very slow during this period. I've got work to do actually, which is cool, I'm editing a show for Arturo Brachetti, the Italian world-widely famous transformist. [br][br]The production of Nero is going really, really slow. I'm kinda scared by that. I think ...
  • Experiments with AE...

    Hey guys, just playing with AE... what do you think? (I know it's very short, it's just a try...). [br] [br]
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  • Casting - is - COMPLETE!

    Busy week this one... and the cast is finally complete! Piero Vietti will star as Michele in "Nero", the co-protagoinst against Mario, the actor I've already told you about. He's a very good actor and he has gorgeous, deep blue eyes, just like Paul Newmann... I'll meet him on Monday (I guess) and...
  • Female character - cast!

    We have the girl! :D On my portfolio you can check out a picture of Cecilia, the actress who's going to play the role of Emanuela, Nero's fiancee. She's a great actress and I think she'll do a fantastic job. I'm scheduling a meeting to shoot more footage of her because... well, you'll see! I'll k...
  • Casting the female character...

    I finally had the chance to audition a couple of actresses for the supporting role in "Nero" and... well, I'm very perplexed. They're both good for a variety of reasons... and not that good for others. I'm going to watch their performance again this evening, I hope I'll make the best choice. I'll...
  • Chatting with the lead - building a character...

    Yesterday evening I had a meeting with the lead actor of my short movie. We talked a lot about what we want to emerge from his performance, and we agreed in the most part. Trust me, he's great. I'll try to upload his audition (it's in Italian actually) asap. Tomorrow (I hope, I just don't think it'l...
  • Audition for supporting role, day 1

    Yesterday I had an audition with an actor for the male supporting role. He did a pretty good job, though I think he can do much better than that. He has very long hair, which could become a problem... I hope to have another audition the next week, and then casting the female roles... Stay tuned http...
  • Lead Character is cast!

    I had a casting session yesterday and I cast Mario (the guy in the picture) as Nero, the lead character of my new short film. He's improved his skills a lot during the last months, and I cannot wait to work with him again. I'll see him tomorrow to do some headshots he needs and the next week to help...
  • Great... Well, not that great...

    Things are already taking the wrong way... And we didn't even start! I'm a little worried, I know everything is going to be alright, I just feel so useless right now... I was supposed to have auditions this afternoon and dinner with my producer... and eventually had none of them. Geez. I feel so fru...
  • Meeting with a friend

    Hi everyone,I just had lunch with Mario, a friend of mine who's also a gorgeous actor. You can see a picture of him in my portfolio (I shot it). He's studying to improve himself (actually the picture is the one he used as an attachment to his resumeè... and he got into the school!) and he's becoming...
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  • Nero - My new movie...

    Hello everyone, I'm Stefano, a young filmmaker from Italy. I've never actually had a blog, or... well, not this kind of blog, I used to have one I wrote poetry into, but I haven't uploaded anything for months. I was on a set yesterday as a 1st AC, I even had the opportunity to shoot a scene myself (...