Thursday, September 27, 2012

Deja VU -2

Today in Class we were talking about WEBEPISODES

 I was mentioning about one of the web-episodes I am working on ,n how we are planning on getting a Major hollywood actor in one of our shows to make it a popular, n  this lovely Mexican lady asks me how are we getting him into the show.

 n I was like - I know his niece ,

n she is - Oh ya ? who is she ?

I tell her who she is and ask her -  Do You know him ?

She is _ yup, he is my husband ;)

Oh well It is indeed a small world after all

Talking of web episodes-  make them

1.     simple
2.     be clear
3.     short but can laugh about it
4.     idea is to build a fan base
5.     create a community
6.     merchandising is huge

while making web episodes,

think  what’s it about






Wednesday, September 26, 2012

On the Road again

On the road again ,
another session of school is about to start n this is about sound
Lets hope I am indeed able to wrap my head around what they will teach me, Why am I so musically challenged I wonder ? 

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

New Webisode - adventures in assisting

Adventures ,,, is a amazing new webisode really really funny , watch out for this , where yours truly is the Director of Photography

Monday, September 17, 2012

Déjà vu moment

Yesterday afternoon I am headed to a location for a shoot, where I am the DP, arriving early am sitting outside the location by the pool, talking on the phone, when a most charming couple walk out and introduce themselves, what do u know, 5 minutes into the conversation I realize its CHUCK jones and I am shooting next door to his new apartment in LA, J here I am having come from another side of the world (India ) n chuck is from SFO , n I missed him on my Last 2 visitis to SFO

How very lovely, needless to say was their hanging out, well after the shoot was over, a great evening indeed.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012


Thoughts on DOCUMENTRY Editing

Transcribe your footage before you start your edit

Do a paper edit, is very useful to know what goes where and one is not editing from memory

While editing do an assembly without going into the details, as it will stop you from moving things around later

Make sure you have a good beginning and a good ending

Interview teq’s

Make your subjects include part of the question into there answer

Get them to give examples of how things happened

HOW is the key word?

Never be operating the camera if you are conducting the interview


Ask friend / people who you trust

1. Where is the climax, it should be at 2/3 rd. of the movie

2 is tension building up, there should be a arc in the film,

Not going up and down as a wave

3. If the film focused on one story or is it veering off

E.g.: start the film about a cycle ride with jack, but it veers off to jack relation with his church

4. Restructuring: does your content need to be moved around so best material is used?

5. Film should have single ending (not that it seems to end, and then again It takes off and keeps containing)

Sunday, September 9, 2012

wow are we into sept 9th day already

how did that happen
almost seems like this year is going so fast that I have lost 10 weeks , how could I have gone without shooting for so looooong ? OH wait, I made20 odd movies thats were the time went ,
ok not to worry then I guess :)