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T Minus 1 Day — Here We Go Over the Edge of the Cliff…..

January 23, 2009

Okay — we’re REALLY up and grinding now. Last day before we start shooting so everyone is activated and we are receiving the equipment, the trailers, props. set dressing — all that stuff is being delivered; the pre-lighting of the sets is starting to happen; we had our final pre-shoot meeting with the production design team to make sure that the sets are okay; the final shotlist has been published (I’m going to put it up here in a different post)…..and of course my head is spinning a bit because in the background there is all the “producer” stuff to deal with — figuring out how to get enough petty cash (we need $9,000 but if you withdraw more than $3,000 it automatically triggers a “suspicious transaction report” and we don’t want that), figuring out some cashflow issues, etc etc.

Anyway — the good news is we’re permanently on the set now for the next five days — no more going to the regular office, and as of now (2:19 on Friday) I’ve put up an “out of office autoreply” on my regular email and I’m officially not dealing with anything but the movie until we wrap.

Also, we have WIFI here on the set so during breaks I can come update and add photos here.

Now here’s a picture gallery taken just a few minutes ago of a lot of the work going on here:

Imre, Gaffer, Calling for more something

Imre, Gaffer, Calling for more something

More Set Dressers at Work

More Set Dressers at Work

Alyssa's Hospital Room -- Set Ready to Go

Alyssa's Hospital Room -- Set Ready to Go

Hospital Hallway -- Set Dressers at Work

Hospital Hallway -- Set Dressers at Work

Forensic Lab (where dolphin will be examined)

Forensic Lab (where dolphin will be examined)

Wardrobe Closet -- Scrubs, etc

Wardrobe Closet -- Scrubs, etc

Shai Goldenburg Hanging lights

Shai Goldenburg Hanging lights

Another view of our stage entrance

Another view of our stage entrance

Lila Javan (Director of Photography) in front of our trailers, all two of them!

Lila Javan (Director of Photography) in front of our trailers, all two of them!