I'm filming the behind-the-scenes documentary for Jon’s new short entitled “Jeremy”. Today I spent from 11 am to 3 am shooting both production stills and video of the production process. I also helped the grips and others with various odd jobs. It's been quite an adventurous day.
I woke up today at 10 am which is about five hours earlier than I usually wake up. I then followed that with sixteen straight hours of working on the film. Needless to say I am somewhat tired.
Jon really pulled out all the stops and is shooting his latest short with a full professional film crew. The lead actress was in Miss Congeniality as Miss Tennessee, and has been featured in several other films. It is a pleasure and privilege to work with her. The lead actor met Jon through Jon’s parent's church connections and is a stage actor who is doing splendidly in his first on-screen performance.
Tomorrow will be the second and final gruelling day of filming. And to think I really only had less than twenty-four hours notice that I would be on the crew!