So I've got a couple things to cover today. Let's get started shall we?
The fourth episode of our podcast "The Mutual Admiration Society" went up Monday morning. It was late for good reason though. In it we have a discussion about why Lacie and I left Rain and some of our problem with James Klim. I hope any of you that are fans of James will hear us out. After we rant for a while we discuss how we got in to film making (or acting in Lacie's case). So here's that...
Alright enough foreplay, let's get to the main event. MARRIAGE HAS INDEED WRAPPED SHOOTING!
That's right, after our second day of filming, we pulled out all the stops and got it done on Sunday night. I pretty much hoped on editing it right after everyone left. I finished what is basically the rough cut this morning and have shown it to some of the crew. I still have tweaks I want to make but over all I think the outcome is a good one. If things go well, you should be seeing this either August 3rd or 17th with a teaser trailer premiering two days before the release. I will be busting my ass to get this one done and out as soon as possible. So until then, here's another still to wet your taste buds...
So there you go. Enjoy that.
Hope you guys will see this soon.
-Tyler W. Moore
So if you like my Facebook page, which I know you don't you little stinky boy, you would have seen this image yesterday. But here it is. The first official still from "Marriage"...
I like this look, two of the other cast members do as well. So, yes, this will be what this film looks like. Enjoy.
I'm hoping for some more juicy "Marriage" news sometime in the near future.
Today...no wait...last night, we recorded an episode of "The Mutual Admiration Society". As a fair warning, I want to address that this one will run longer than usual. In it, as I said I would, I give a description of why Lacie and I left Rain. In the unedited version, this went on for like 30 minutes. I'll do my best to trim the fat and I apologize if you don't really care about the whole situation. But this is something that needed to be addressed openly. After that little rant is done, the topic of the episode is "How we got into film/acting". It should be a nifty episode.
Next up, I'm gonna give you one more bit of news...
Are you ready?
For the news that is...
Here it goes...
Although I'm not going to say the title yet, my next short film project is being written right now and has been slated to be done next after a couple skits in between. This film should make it's debut some time after the release of "Drawing with Tyler" Season 3. All I can say is that it is partially a comedy and partially a drama. It is done through a medium you would not expect THIS story to be done in and it carries a theme. I will give a title and plot description soon (most likely right after "Marriage" comes out).
Well that's all for now folks. I've still got content on the way so keep your pants on, or don't...it's the internet...I'll never know. ;)
-Tyler W. Moore
My new comedy short "Conquest" has made it's debut. YOU CAN WATCH THAT HERE!!!
So far, it has gone over pretty well with the people who have seen it. It's probably the most quoted thing I've ever come out with and this is after a day.
However, the film is not going over so well with me. There are a lot of technical errors that have infuriated me. There is of course the fact that I was unable to export this video in 1080p so it was down graded to 720p, But worse than this, somewhere along the line between exporting the video and a finished upload to YouTube, it looks horribly compressed. The color correction I did is sucked out of it, the audio is worse than it was before. This is not the way it showed it to me in iMovie. This isn't the way it plays using the Quicktime file. So it's obviously something wrong with YouTube. Every time it's something new that they screw up and it pisses me off. The blame can't be shifted entirely to them though, I obviously don't understand how these things work.
Good things about Conquest are the writing, the cinematography is good and I think we did fairly well with acting excluding some bits form Kevin and I.
If anything, Conquest has been yet another learning experience for me. That no matter how hard I try, I can't be great at everything I do. There are aspects that I need to leave in the hands over others because I am too inexperienced and don't understand how they work. I really want to branch out and maybe start a bit of a creative team with other people who actually know what they're doing in the fields that I don't. But that would be far away from now. I don't get to be around many people regularly, much less film people who would have the same sense of humor and levels of interest as me.
So I'm not sure if I even made sense. But this was my thoughts. I just need to improve and work harder to maybe better myself.
I should have some good news relatively soon. At least I hope so.
-Tyler W. Moore
Let's not waste time here, here is the new video. It is a cinematography test type thing that I shot over a year ago to play with my camera. I just yesterday got it all color corrected and put together. So yeah, this isn't part of the regular schedule nor is it important or anything. It was just something sort of nifty to show off what my camera can do. WATCH IT HERE!
I'm still not done with the script and I should have had it done last month. So I'm putting off the series until next year some time. I need more planning time. I jumped on this one surprisingly fast. Granted, I've been planning this series since I was 7 years old. But, when the idea came up to finally go through with probably at the end of last year and I didn't know what direction to officially take until a few months ago, then yeah, I jumped on it pretty quick. I have a lot to do and not enough time to get it done. So as of right now, this series will kind of vanish for a while.
Okay, I think it's about time I clear things up. I will talk about this a lot more in detail as to the reasons why on the upcoming Mutual Admiration Society. But as of right now, it's time to get this out in the open at least.
Recently James Klim posted a video titled, "I Really Fucked Up" (or something like that). In this he describes how he posted a comment on someone's video and a bunch of things happened afterwards. Now he doesn't really go into detail as to the actual leaving of the show if I recall correctly. But the two people who left were Lacie and I. With Lacie it doesn't really matter to him anymore because the original voice actress returned. But, yes, I left Rain.
***THIS NEXT PART CONTAINS SPOILERS***
So if you are wondering how this is going to work with Season 2 coming out soon, my voice is still in that. We decided that since I already recorded them it would only be fair (and nice) for me to let him use them. However, I will not be returning for any future season(s) or anything that involves Rain what so ever. Now, something else to address is that I did some writing work for future episodes. The episode I wrote will still be using the script I wrote (with a few things changed of course) when that comes out, I'll let you know what's mine. Other than that, I also tried to help him better format the show and basically help it make sense and be interesting. This was a losing battle from the start. James is a man of supreme control. He'll listen to your ideas, but he won't take anything into affect. Again, this is more things I'll go over on the podcast. But just know for now, that there is much more behind this than a bad review.
DRAWING WITH TYLER:
So I have started work on Season 3 which has pushed me to the conclusion that this will be the final season of Drawing with Tyler. The show has gotten very stale to the point where it's not funny anymore. I'm running out of ideas. The fact is, the original first season was supposed to be 1 video with all of those drawing segments cut together, but there ended up being way too much material in there. So basically I made them their own videos. So yeah, let's jump to now. At the end of this season there will have been 15 episodes. Meaning you've watch the same thing 15 times. I don't care if I'm funny or not, that's a lot of repetition.
As always, I'll try to keep the show fresh as best as I can and go out of the box more than usual. I think this season will be a good send off and it is a good time to finally throw in the art towel.
So yeah, this seems like a lot of downer news, but there are good things to come soon...I think.
-Tyler W. Moore
The new episode of "The Mutual Admiration Society" is up. In this we finish talking about our Top 10 Favorite movies...
So I got back home from work this morning, I called up Jamie Zin, I poured myself some Captain Crunch, he knocked out the rest of the VFX shots, I made final edits and uploaded a skit that isn't 30 seconds long. :D
If you want to watch "A Peculiar Situation", WATCH IT HERE!
For the time being, it won't be on YouTube because of a copyright claim. I'll see what I can do, so on and so forth...
I sent in my lines for Olympus (the Machinima short film by Jamie Zin.) It should be pretty cool. He's working on a trailer for it.
Marriage has still gone nowhere.
Everything that is big is pretty much at a stop at the moment. I'm going to try and get some more work done on stuff soon.
But for a hint at something new, here is a still from a project I'm working on...
Bet you can't guess which one...
-Tyler W. Moore