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Author: Eddy Piasentin

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This is Life is Short, a podcast about an indie filmmaker trying to bring his short film to life!
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010 - The Shoot (Part 1)

010 - The Shoot (Part 1)

2018-07-0700:27:34

We shot our film! After a lot of pre-production work (a lot!) we got our crew and actors together and shot Forgetting Me over two days. Listen in as Eddy and Kelly review the shoot. Since there was so much to cover, this is just part 1. And now that we've moved into post-production, the rest of the film making process awaits us. Please keep listening and sharing our journey! And if you want to ask us a question, or give us a shout-out, use the Anchor.fm app to leave us a message. Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, please subscribe to “Life is Short” and give us a rating and review wherever you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Anchor.fm, Stitcher, Overcast, Pocket Casts, and Radio Public. Find us online at forgettingmemovie.com
While my producer, Kelly, hob-knobs in LA, I (Eddy) toil away at pre-production tasks! Only 4 weeks away from shooting and there's lots to do. Listen in as I share details of working with a composer to develop a score for the film (super exciting process). As well, I walk through my script breakdown process and a cool insight I had, which led to me creating a "Story Path" (my new invention!)--a visual of the ebb and flow of the story's intensity over time. I think it's a cool way to "see" the film on paper.Please keep listening and sharing our journey! And if you want to ask us a question, or give us a shout-out, use the Anchor.fm app to leave us a message. It's easy, and we just might get you on the show! Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, please subscribe to “Life is Short” and give us a rating and review wherever you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts, Anchor.fm, Stitcher, Overcast, Pocket Casts, and Radio Public. Find us online at forgettingmemovie.com
We're charging ahead, now that we've secured funding. And today's podcast comes to you from a pause in our auditions! Kelly and I (Eddy) talk about the audition process and what's happening, as it happens, recording this episode from the studio where we held auditions. Please keep listening and sharing our journey! And if you want to ask us a question, or give us a shout-out, use the Anchor.fm app to leave us a message. It's easy, and we just might get you on the show! Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, please subscribe to “Life is Short” and give us a rating and review wherever you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts, Anchor.fm, Stitcher, Overcast, Pocket Casts, and Radio Public. Find us online at forgettingmemovie.com
007 - Green Lit

007 - Green Lit

2018-05-1100:17:48

We got funded! Excited to share the news that our submission won $10k from Telus Storyhive. That means we're racing full-steam ahead with making our short film, Forgetting Me. Thanks to all our listeners who voted--you made a huge difference. Join our conversation as we discuss what getting the green light felt like, and what we're working on now that we have some money to spend. Auditions are right around the corner! Hit play to get in on the fun! Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, please subscribe to “Life is Short” and give us a rating and review wherever you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts, Anchor.fm, Stitcher, Overcast, Pocket Casts, and Radio Public. Find us online at forgettingmemovie.com
Atmosphere is critical, especially in a short film. With little time to tell your story, how can you use every tool in your kit to bring the most impact to the screen? "With a short film, there's something exacting about it," says producer Kelly. “There’s tension in spaces between lines,” she added. We also venture in a discussion around sound design. “The subtlety of sound can have such an enormous impact,” says writer and director Eddy. Check out the entire discussion!Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, please subscribe to “Life is Short” and give us a rating and review wherever you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts, Anchor.fm, Stitcher, and Overcast. Find us online at forgettingmemovie.com
005 - Vote For Our Film!

005 - Vote For Our Film!

2018-04-0300:12:58

Go vote on Storyhive.com right now! Voting opens today, so please vote for our film, Forgetting Me! You can vote each day through Friday, April 6, 2018. Please take 2 minutes and cast your vote for our film, so we can get it made. In addition to chatting about the excitement of voting week, we walk through the audiences we targeted in our submission. Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, please subscribe to “Life is Short” and give us a rating and review wherever you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts, Anchor.fm, and Stitcher. Find us online at forgettingmemovie.com
004 - Marketing Matters

004 - Marketing Matters

2018-03-3000:17:54

Marketing a short film is tough. We get into the marketing details we outlined as part of our Storyhive.com submission. Plus we share an insider tip if you ever can't find the physical mailing address of a business you'd really like to connect with. Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, please subscribe to “Life is Short” and give us a rating and review wherever you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts, Anchor.fm, and Stitcher. Find us online at forgettingmemovie.com
In this episode of Life is Short we briefly chat about how it feels to get our Storyhive submission done! Plus, we begin breaking down elements of our submission, starting in this episode with Community Relevancy. We reflect on the community elements we're bringing to our production, and spend a bit of time on the hot topic of women in film. Check it out!Please subscribe to this podcast! And check us out online at forgettingmemovie.com
In this episode of Life is Short we talk about crafting our pitch video for our short film, Forgetting Me. We'll be using our pitch video as part of our upcoming submission to the Telus StoryHive competition, where we hope to win/earn a cool $10k in funding. And we discuss origin stories--of the script and the podcast itself. Find our movie website at forgettingmemovie.com
001 - Rolling

001 - Rolling

2018-03-1200:05:18

The very first episode of our podcast! Life is Short is a podcast focused on two indie filmmakers working towards bringing a short film to life. The film will be about the ravages of Alzheimer's disease and the toll it takes on a long-time couple, and in particular the caregiver. While it's about one disease, it's really a universal story about commitment, resilience and sacrificial love. In this episode my producer, Kelly, and I talk about shooting our pitch video. We're just getting things rolling, so please subscribe, share, and keep listening!And check us out at forgettingmemovie.comTheme music thanks to:Home Tonight by DoKashiteru (c) copyright 2008 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/DoKashiteru/15611 Ft: Colin Mutchler
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