King No Crown Movie Update: Time to Make a Trailer

Photo by C. Piehowicz

This has been an exciting week as far as progress for my King No Crown movie goes.

After a two-week setback that was caused by converting my entire film over to a newer version of Final Cut Pro, I finally finished redoing the color and most of the sound. This allowed me to get the film back where it was before I decided to convert it. Even better, because I now have more powerful features than I did before, things are actually looking and sounding better than they did before. Initially, I wasn’t happy about sacrificing two to three weeks redoing work I had already done but, now that it’s finished, I’m convinced it was worth it. It looks and sounds better than it did before all this, which is all that I could ask.

This week, I started working on a trailer for the film. Continue reading

I’m Scoring an Independent Movie

In my book, The Making of Adventures in Counter-Culture, I go into great detail about the role that television and movies have played in creating my music. During my most intense periods of music creation, there are times when I will watch three or four movies a day while I’m in the studio.  Although I don’t actively “watch” them – the sound is usually off or very low – they are on in the background providing images and inspiration. Continue reading