Category Archives: film

Making the Band Official Trailer

    The screenings are from all reports going excellently all the way out in Zanzibar, which is great to hear (but only slightly dulls the pain of not actually…

Making the Band Photo shoot

Even as we rush the fine cut of the film, we took some time to take some promotional photographs of the cast a few days ago. Graphic Designer extraordinaire Jessica…

Making the Band to open Zanzibar International Film Festival

Director Phad Mutumba and Producer Xena Bantarizah just got word that their feature comedy / drama “Making the Band” will be the opening film to the 2011 edition of the Zanzibar…

Tamara Scherbak’s “Only Sky & Water” premieres to sold out cinema

The cinema was packed, and from all accounts they loved Only Sky & Water, and especially liked how the two films (with The Pirate Tapes) worked well together. Two more…

Editing Making the Band

I’ve been editing the feature fiction “Making the Band” for Ugandan-Canadian filmmaker Phad Mutumba over the last couple of weeks, since we wrapped shooting. It’s a very tight schedule so…

Deadlines

Generally the films I make or am a part of take a long time, a great deal of pre-production, and a lot of loving and caring in post. Things don’t…

My name is Jack

I do a lot of things for work, my favourite ones being writing and directing. But I also edit, act, produce, and do camera. I occasionally cater the sets I…

Writing Partners and the dreaded First Draft

I have been doing a lot of writing lately, trying to get my next projects in full swing before I have finished my last one, which is either a good…

Spending Time and Money

I’ve spent a lot of the last month working – not on my film editing, but on the job that pays the bills.  It’s a necessary evil most of us…

Post Production

Its been a couple of weeks since we finished shooting but we are only getting into the editing now.  Reason is, it took a very long time for my almost…