Club Vamporama Shoot #4

Firstly, apologies for radio silence. Secondly, All Bad Things news: the shoot will now take place on August 20th. A couple of people dropped out at last minute and we’re currently looking for someone to handle the sound tech. More VERY soon!

Anyhow. Yesterday was the fourth shoot for Club Vamporama, this time uniting Dru and Lizzie (for the first time, as they appear to just miss each other in previous item, even though their scenes were shot five weeks apart!) for a scene set indoors—the so-called “Cthulhu Sketch”, which we previously did an abortive screen test on some months ago—plus a title sequence shot outdoors (storyboards for which I shall be posting tonight or tomorrow).

So, here are a couple of promo shots of Jenni (Dru) and Marie (Lizzie)! Photography by me. More on this very soon too…

Club Vamporama Promo #1

Jenni & Marie

All Bad Things Storyboards

As we shoot the bulk of our short indie film, All Bad Things, this coming weekend… as mentioned here, here and here… I thought a few storyboards might be interesting.

(Obviously, these boards aren’t meant to be pretty illos, but rather, rough & ready guides to assist the shoot.)

All Bad Things Storyboard #1

All Bad Things Storyboard #2

All Bad Things Storyboard #11

All Bad Things Storyboard #12

Club Vamporama Video Clips

We’ve uploaded some quick snippets from the recent CV shoots (such as this) on YouTube. Feedback more than welcome. 🙂



Club Vamporama Shoot #2

It’s taken a month to get here (from there), but it was worth the wait!

The Sunday shoot was with Melyza Fay playing Jude, Bette Noir’s assistant, as mentioned previously. We filmed the scene at Route 44, part of the superb Inn on the Green, standing in very nicely for Club Vamp itself.

Melyza was terrific, and very helpful to Steve, who doesn’t consider himself an actor per se, even if playing himself (or a version thereof). He had a lot of lines to work with and M gave him some great pointers.

We shoot the final part of this little item with Elizabeth Hastings playing the part of Marie this coming Friday.

Meanwhile, here’s a character shot of Jude and an on-set snap. More soon!!

Melyza Fay as Jude

Club Vamporama Shoot

Club Vamporama Printed Poster

So we collected an A1 size printed version of the lovely, if I do say so myself, Club Vamporama poster (as seen here) yesterday… it’s now ready in a frame for Sunday’s shoot with Melyza Fay, who will be playing Jude, Bette Noir’s PA and confidante. Voila!

Vamporama Printed Poster

(Excuse quality & reflections. Best I could manage right there. More soon!)

All Bad Things Rehearsal

Yep, we held rehearsal on the short film “All Bad Things” yesterday (at the ever-wonderful Robannas)—which, I think, went well, in spite of my having no sleep the night before (a combination of extreme heat and a hyperactive mind). I was like unto the living dead initially, but broke the sleep barrier a bit later on. Steve picked up my slack where needed.

Demelza O’Sullivan and Liam Woon were terrific and hugely generous. A good day.

All Bad Things Rehearsal