I’ve never felt as excited or dead inside as I do now. We’re nearing the end of filming the movie and the end of the semester as well. I’m simultaneously inspired by the “seeing the light at the end of the tunnel” and so tired that sometimes I accidentally fall asleep in odd places (on […]Read more "The End"
This week I was asked the question “If propel was offered as a course in grade 12, would you go through the program again?” My answer was instantaneous; I didn’t even have to think about it, and it was a total and absolute yes. A few hours later, I found out that my answer was […]Read more "The Truth"
Admidst all this organization and project work, it’s good to take a break and reset a little bit. With this in mind, last week during our lunch break a few of the propel kids gathered in the supply room and recorded some improvised songs with guitar and vocals. The songs were diverse in subject matter, […]Read more "The Music"
We finally finished the script and the next stage of production is underway. We’re going to start filming pretty soon, but there’s still a lot of work to do before then. We still have to cast the lead, edit the script, plan a schedule, and lots more. We had a problem with the auditions, and […]Read more "The End of the Beginning"
We’re right in the middle of writing the script now, and I’m losing my mind a little bit. Writing is something that doesn’t lend itself well to an everyday work schedule; it’s much better to just write when you have inspiration. Still, we show up everyday and write what we can, be it next to […]Read more "The Complaining"
A big milestone was reached just yesterday – we finally finished the story outline. That means that we’ve come up with all the events that will take place in the story. Now we just need to write the exact dialogue, do some editing, and write the industry standard script and we’ll be ready to start […]Read more "The Story"
I am working on a movie with Joe and Ken. To say it’s got me excited would be a severe understatement. What I thought was going to be a small and fun little project has turned into something much bigger, involving dozens of people, thousands of dollars worth of equipment, and too many neglected lunch […]Read more "The Movie"