Thursday, May 24, 2007

New Term: Pre-Production Rampage

pre-production rampage: A preiod of time during the planning of a movie when the crew and/or cast is sooooooo excited that they work on the movie as much as they humanly can before filming starts.
(Ex.) Layne was so hyped for the movie that he was about to film that he went on a pre-production rampage.

Thurs. May 24, 2007

Well, that day is almost here! The excitment for At World's End is starting to mount. As I had said in my last post, the new soundtrack got me inspired to do some title work for our upcoming film: At Yard's End. Well, today I continued my "pre-production rampage" by working out and making all the menues for the At Yard's End DVD. Now keep in mind that they still lack all the pictures and scene selection menu and some of the extra stuff and...well I guess you could say I just started on it. So anyway, hopefully I'll write a non-spoiler post here on Saturday (since my showing won't get out 'till about 1:00 A.M.) and tell you how I liked the movie! And don't forget to look forward to our second "Pirate Special" podcast episode where we'll be talking about the movie in more detail (once you see it, call us at 408-565-8784 and we'll put you on the show!)!

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Tues. May 22, 2007

Well, the POTC mania starts once more with the release of the AWE soundtrack. I found the soundtrack to be a lot different from the last two...some of it is good...some is bad. There's a lot less "playfull" music (like Wheel of Fortune), but there's still a lot to work with. I even got inspired to start some title work on At Yard's End. I made a rough cut of the opening as well as the end credits and a trailer. All of them are now finalized and can still be tinkered with once we get out of pre-production. Be sure to check the Pirates of the Backyard fansite at for updates!

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Wed. May 16, 2007

Hello everyone. I am happy to say that I have the first draft of the Pirates of the Backyard 3 outline done. Of course, there will more than likely be some major tweaking once we see POTC3. Speaking of POTC3, I just got my ticket today! It's getting down to the wire! I'm hoping that Kevin, Kyle, and I can do a second "Pirate Special" the week after Pirates comes out. Should be a load of fun. After you see the movie, leave us a voicemail and tell us how you liked it. Oh! Also, the shooting dates for POTB3 have been cemented! So all things pirate oriented are coming together :)

Sunday, May 13, 2007

Sun. May 13, 2007

Hello everyone. This is gonna be a quick post, so I'll get straight to the point. Stick Adventures Ep. 4 just came out, and I'm thinking of doing TPCast #29 by myself since Kevin, kyle and I haven't been able to meet up. So there it is. Bye.

Monday, May 07, 2007

Mon. May 7, 2007

Well as everyone can see, we didn't get to record the podcast yeaterday...or today. I think at this point we're just going to wait until Friday to do TPCast #29. As much as I hate to do it, that's most likely what we're going to do.

In other news, I just finished making another Star Wars music video (insert Kevin and Kyle groan noise here). I'm going to wait to release it until after I release Stick Adventures E. 4 (in about 1 week or more). The purpose of this is to try and spread out everything so there's not a bunch new stuff all at once.

So, that's it for today. Bye.

Saturday, May 05, 2007

Sat. May 5, 2007

Well, for those of you who have been living under a rock (no offense for those who have), Spiderman 3 came out yesterday. Luckly, I got tickets earlier in the week for a 7:15 (P.M.) showing that day. When I got there, the line to get in was wrapped around 3/4 of the theater! And I actually got a good seat! But anyway, the movie was great! The were a couple of really cool scenes, but I won't mention them here. The only bad part was that half way through the movie, the film got messed up and we had to wait half an hour for them to fix it. But go see the movie! I'm sure it will be the talk of TPCast #29.

Speaking of TPCast #29, Kevin, Kyle, and myself haven't been able to get together to record it yet. Hopefully we can record it tomorrow. But in the meantime, our commentary for Napoleon Dynamite has been released. So check that out. And lastly, make sure you watch Stick Adventures Ep. 3 (which is out now). Okay? Okay.