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Costume design: The city dwellers

Costume design: The city dwellers

Costume design in Servicios Públicos was an enormous undertaking for such an inexperienced crew like ours. We had the huge challenge of designing and creating garments for 25 extras for under $800 dollars. Money was scarce, coffee was strong. How on Earth were we going to pull off a black & white Blade Runner with so little money?Read More »
Creating a digital city

Creating a digital city

Digital tools give us the possibility of building our sets inside a computer at a fraction of the cost it would take to construct them in traditional ways. Additionally, working digitally allows us the freedom of placing each lamp light, brick and window exactly where we want them to be, in a very similar way to how a writer plays with words.Read More »
Our first TV Interview

Our first TV Interview

We didn't know how the Sony Cinealta was going to handle the blue screen, and I was clueless about how to block the scenes in that huge blue sea with very little physical reference. So we made many cinematography tests before our definitive HD shoot in order to lock a lighting scheme and have every single shot nailed and rehearsed. Read More »
Shooting on bluescreen

Shooting on bluescreen

The main goal on this project was to make the most stunning film for as little money and small crew as possible. When we won the grant, all of the sudden, that possibility was real. The $10.000 that the Government gave us was not a whole lot of money, but was indeed much more than the initial $300 budget we used for our first tests.Read More »