[Konvas] The journey's end
nkovats at gmail.com
Fri Sep 23 13:16:52 EDT 2016
I actually watched your trailer on my home based Apple 27in
Thunderbolt screen. Beautiful stock. Take care.
On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 5:29 PM, Brandon Esten <bruinflight at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks Nicholas!
> The 'grainless' aspect is probably a feature of watching it on a smart-phone; I did nothing to remove grain in post and besides 5222 short ends we shot some expired Svema which looks nice and gritty!
> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Sep 22, 2016, at 05:59, Nicholas Kovats via Cinema <cinema at konvas.org> wrote:
>> Congratulations, Brandon! The scanned b/w 35mm is virtually grainless.
>> How was this achieved?
>> On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 7:30 AM, Brandon Esten via Cinema
>> <cinema at konvas.org> wrote:
>>> Well folks, it has been QUITE a journey.
>>> From a lazy daydream of making a movie in 1990, standing behind a 3ccd Sony
>>> at a community cable station, to ~2006 when I got my first Konvas and burned
>>> through 7 rolls of Kodak 5222 in San Pedro, CA, to 2012 when a skeleton
>>> crew/cast from around the world descended on Colorado Springs with a pair of
>>> MoviCams and set of Lomo anamorphics; from the shuttering of AlphaCine to
>>> the last gasp of my little white macbook; from a crummy job at a dumpy
>>> regional airline that barely paid the bills, to a contract flying job in
>>> China that nearly paid my maker, then to India and Japan and on back to a
>>> dumpy regional that again barely paid the bills; from the first edit of our
>>> feature film on scene 19 in 2013 (dubbed the Symphony scene) to the last
>>> little touchup edits here and there in 2016; it has been a journey!
>>> The places I've been, the people I've met and worked with creatively, Steve
>>> in Melbourne, Sravan in India, Roger in SoCal... Larry Wilcox, Ian Bagg, Jed
>>> the Fish and all of our great cast... What a journey!
>>> From dumpy hotels in the middle of China, meticulously sifting through
>>> ~80,000' of digitized footage in a dodgy room, to garage floors in New
>>> Mexico and couches in Los Angeles; put-put 3-wheel 'cars' in Chennai and
>>> dubious mass transit in St Louis... it has been, literally, a journey.
>>> While the part in my ongoing trek where 'A Tale of Two Sillies' has been a
>>> daily undertaking is coming to a close, the curtains are ready to rise on a
>>> new kind of journey in seek of audiences as far flung as I can reach. "On,
>>> on," as say the Hash House Harriers.
>>> So, without further ado and another bit of sappy reminiscing, I present to
>>> my Rusky gear compatriots at Konvas.org a film by hundreds, touched by minds
>>> from around our little globe:
>>> Support the cause as you see fit! Another Lomonaut, Konvateer, Svemande hits
>>> the street, hands waving, whistle squeeking, feet pounding. See ya at
>>> festivals and indie theaters! Watch this space, or space in general; because
>>> astronomy is the observation of stars and star-stuff, be it galactic
>>> hydrogen-based or earthly bio-carbon.
>>> Brandon 'Ithica appears on the horizon' Esten
>>> Sent from my iPhone
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