The Night Shift is the production diary of Fighting Owl Film's new independent supernatural-adventure-comedy of the same name currently in "post" in Mobile, AL. Over the course of the next several weeks and months, you'll get an insider's peek at what it's like for filmmakers to craft a new entry of paranormal pop culture from Erin Lilley, a producer and actress on the film.
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You know, I could bore you with more of the "waiting for special effects/sound/ADR/whatever" spiel, but I won't. Instead, I'll just give a quick update, then move on. The final effects are trickling in as fast as the weather in our artist's area of the country will allow. The sound will be finished as soon as we get the last of the ADR (looping) recorded, and the color correction will happen about the same time as the ADR.
We're looking at the end of the month. Dear God, I hope it's no longer than that.
So, imagine my excitement at SyFy's new show, Face Off. No, it's not a remake of the Nicholas Cage/John Travolta movie. It's more like Project Runway for effects makeup artists. Week after week, these masters of disguise compete to see who's the best at sculpting molds, applying prosthetics, and showing their creative genius. Sometimes the designs work. Sometimes they don't, but when everything clicks together, it's movie magic. Plus, the filmmaker in me is drooling over their workspace and resources. If only we'd had that kind of budget ... Face Off airs Wednesday nights at 10/9c on SyFy.