Adventure: GOLDFISH – My Finest Hour

Many days I left the shoot thinking of how I might have done better. The last day was no different; I could have done better.  There was one fine moment, however. It was, on a personal level, my best moment during the whole ordeal.   Last day. 16 pages to shoot. As you know, that’s …

Adventure: GOLDFISH – WHAT JUST HAPPENED?

I didn’t see this movie, but I did read the script. It’s written by a successful Hollywood motion picture producer, and it’s about a successful Hollywood motion picture producer (played by Robert DeNiro) who makes a movie, combatting and struggling and making pacifist war, and who, at the end, baffled, looks at the finished movie …

Adventure: GOLDFISH – The Midpoint

Hello Team.  It was a long day; everyone wanted to push through and we all made a democratic decision to keep going. We pulled almost a thirteen hour day. I could have gone all night! Everyone is really patient and wonderful and understanding and very kind and resolutely convivial. And good news: the Force was …

Adventure: GOLDFISH – Derek Barnes is a powerhouse

Adventure: GOLDFISH – Derek Barnes is a powerhouse. What a torrent of athletic energy. Unstoppable.   He’s literally ready to climb a tree (we haven’t actually done that, but we might), and is constantly suggesting he do either than or some other triathlon stunt. Seriously. Most people can’t lug around a gimbal balanced apparatus rig …

Adventure: GOLDFISH – Day 2.1, or, ON THE BEACH

Again, principal photography commenced.   You always wanted to work in pictures; how many people get to say that they ever started principal photography AGAIN? As the whole entire internet knows, I’m currently serving the world on the set of GOLDFISH, an un-mystery in Parkdale, about a memory-impaired athlete who can only recall the last …