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Saturday, September 13th, 2014



On Day 3 of production on I Ship It | #WORTHIT

I really, really, really like the footage from Day 3. Sure, there were the usual logistical curveballs like FilmLA location fees + breaking in a brand new steadicam rig + trying to get a 1960’s vintage bike to set when all our crew cars were packed with gear and crafty and wardrobe. But when I look at our pretty pretty pretty footage from the day, that all somehow melts away and I can’t wait to crack into the edit. This is a short post because suddenly it’s 3:10am and crew call for Day 4 is in less than 6 hours what yay okay.

Massive props to our hardworking cast and crew for powering through a 12-hour day in 90+ degree weather and looking good doing it. Particular props go to Sean Persaud and Mary Kate Wiles, who are always a blast to direct separately and then somehow repeatedly manage to kick it to 11 whenever I work with them together. Also a huge thanks to Valerie Chiang (ninebagatelles on Tumblr and Instagram) and Chris Higgins for taking some gorgeous BTS stills today that will be going up here and on my Facebook Page soon (though realistically probably after we wrap. Sigh.)

Day 4 tomorrow is a bedroom interior – I’m pretty excited about it, not only because hey! No film permits required! But also because living space interiors are really a time for production design to shine, and we have some fun things planned in terms of PD for this film (Jen and I are playing around with our usual PD aesthetic in slightly different ways this time around).

Day 2 photo recap is postponed as the footage is currently with our editor and I didn’t get screencaps in time!

Much love,

Yulin Kuang
writer | director | filmmaker

I was already really excited about this but now, once again, I am reminded that California really looks a lot like home and even though this isn’t set in Australia it will probably feel a little like it is and that’s kind of nice.

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