Archive for August, 2010

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Nelson Nunez Lays PA Out on the Cutting Room Floor

August 31st, 2010

Since principle filming has been completed, our editor Nelson Nunez has been extremely hard at work making sure Mike Chance’s vision of Project Arbiter comes to fruition. Nelson did a fantastic job with this week’s blog post and we could not be more proud. Here’s what Nelson had to say about the entire editing process:

Project Arbiter was the most ambitious editing project I’ve had the pleasure to tackle. I wrote about my experience being an on-set editor (including the joy of dealing with RED RAW!) in a previous post you …

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2010 San Diego Comic Con Visit

August 27th, 2010

As I arrived at the location, the energy was palpable. Excitement and joy was everywhere. No, I’m not talking about the Project Arbiter set, I’m talking about COMIC CON 2010!

It was my second year attending the famed convention of everything and anything related to popular comic book culture. There were the usual …

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Post Update 01: August marks the official start of VFX!

August 12th, 2010

PA Fans – you’ve asked for it and so shall you receive… I will be posting periodic post production updates with key details, exclusive photos, and video clips.

I know you all feel it – like infusing a man with the ability to turn invisible, we did the unthinkable and captured something truly remarkable during the production of Project Arbiter.  Now for the incredible – to uncloak and turn him visible once again for all to see.  This month, August, marks the official start of our visual effects team’s journey …

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From Ordinary to the Extraordinary: Production Designer Traci Hays

August 10th, 2010

One of the most difficult tasks of any period production is the art direction. Traci Hays was given the unbelievably challenging duty of creating the environment of Project Arbiter. She assembled an amazing team dedicated to creating a chaotic and violent template for the visual crew to shoot. Here is what Traci had to say…

Note: Be sure to click on the images to enlarge them!

With half of the production design team in Northern Californian and the other half in Southern California, we collectively worked together to create …

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Memoirs of Mike: Part 3 – Into the Blue

August 8th, 2010

"Into the Blue" Lex Cassar (Arbiter) / p: Erik Danford

The Return: Left Hand Man Studios in San Jose, California

On May 22nd and 23rd, we all got to see the wonderful sight of Lex donning the Arbiter suit once again, but this time he stepped into an unfamiliar place.  For two days a chroma key blue backdrop was our set and the Arbiter flying through a digital sky was our …

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