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subHysteria does LA!

Screening of Guerilla Movie “subHysteria” Takes Place in Downtown L.A. on June 27 and 28, 2011.

6.13.2011– The film experiment “subHysteria” is screening in Los Angeles on Monday, June 27 at 7:00 pm as part of the 18th Film Courage Interactive. The screening will take place at the Downtown Independent, 251 S. Main St., Los Angeles, CA 90012, with a second showing on Tuesday, June 28 at 7:00 pm PT. A discussion with the director and cast will immediately follow each screening. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the venue box office. More at http://www.downtownindependent.com/events/film-courage-presents-1.

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Mixing the Dolby 5.1 sound in Argentina

I’m here at FX Design tripping with this studio, today is the day when we have to put everything in order, revise the pro-tools session, link missing files, add OMF’s to the mix, what? you feel I’m talking in tongues? Well I’m making and learning too.

The space where I’m mixing is like a movie theater, with the board in the center of the space and speakers all over the place. The greet me this morning with a little mate and media lunas, what else do I need?

Good News! Wonderphil Productions is subHysteria’s International Producer Rep

After 5 months out of the blogging scene we’re back with excellent news! We’ve got representation!!!! Yes Wonderphil Productions is our Producer Rep, the agreement was signed on Mid January and now is official! They represent films at many of the major Film/TV markets, including the American Film Market, Berlin, MIPTV, MIPCOM, DISCOP, Eurasia and the Cannes Film Festival/Market, among others. They job is to secure domestic and international distribution in all media.

We’re also preparing everything for our world premiere in Venezuela on April 30th, the poster that you see here is the theatrical poster for Venezuela.

Promotion for our premiere will start on March.

Stay tuned! and if you want to be updated in real time, just follow the filmmakers in twitter @leonardzelig and @perezkaram

Our Trailer is ON!

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Watch it, comment on it, rate it, and share the luv… let’s make this viral!

We have a new Poster!

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As we’re getting closer to the exhibition phase, we decided to design a new poster that could help us translate better the whole concept.

I hope you like it.

If previews were 11 minutes long

Today we finished the sound mix for the movie. It took us more time that what we have planned because you always have something more to add or to replace or just to change a little bit.
Yesterday we thought that it was going to be the last session, but there were some more improvements that had to be made in order to meet the expectations that we have since the beginning of the process.

Now, we are working on the previews. It sounds easy, but sometimes it is kind of hard to make them interesting and get the people to know the story, and at the same time not saying more that you have to. If all previews could be big explosions and dramatic music…

Last week, the production team of the movie had a little chat with the people of Venezolanos en Broadway (Venezuelans on Broadway, an organization of Venezuelans that live in NYC and have jobs that involve creative or artistic skills). It was the perfect opportunity to test what we have on our hands, so we decided to show them the first 11 minutes of the latest version of the movie that we had in a hard drive.

Production Designet Tao García (center) and Leo Zelig (left) in the Q&A

Production Designer Tao García (center) and Director Leo Zelig (left) in the Q&A

All the people liked what they saw, and somehow it was a great experience to listen to what people that is not sentimentally attached to the movie have to say. We also had a little Q&A session where Improv was one of the main topics, as well as the budget and the technical difficulties during production.

Producer, Javier Pérez-Karam (left), checks some notes in the meeting with VEB

Producer, Javier Pérez-Karam (left), checks some notes in the meeting with VEB

Soon, the previews will be ready, and it would be great to know what you think of them…

Cliff’s Notes of the last 2 months

We’ve been working non stop. On March we continued our post-production journey with the audio phase and the color correction. We will divide this post in 5 steps: ADR, Color Correction, Audio, Visual FX and CGI Modeling.

STEP 1 ADR

Luis "El Pillo" Herrera ADRing

Luis "El Pillo" Herrera ADRing

We have two days of ADR, all the actors came to replace all the lines that we couldn’t hear properly and to add some spice to a couple of scenes.

ADRing the Incident

ADRing the Incident

STEP 2 Color Correction

We have several sessions at Crew Cuts, we were really amazed with the immensity of the room we used. Definitely we were really lucky of have a prime post-production facility like them helping us with the color correction.

Our first visit to our Color Corection Station

Our first visit to our Color Correction Station

We had the best colorists ever, Josh and Andy, and the best color correction producer Stephanie who called us everytime a slot was available to go there and work.

Josh and Andy on Duty!

Josh and Andy on Duty!

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