Hello ladies and gentlemen, I feel it’s probably about (read: way past) time for an update on Zangrethor happening’s and shakenings!
To start off, personal news! The past 6 months have been CRAZY and full of awesome things! In August, I worked on Ignition Film’s second feature film “Break On Through” as 1st AC, and had an absolutely insane and amazing few weeks on set helping make a fantastic film. You can keep up to date on Break On Through updates here: https://www.facebook.com/breakonthroughmovie/
(We worked hard, I swear. Photo by Stephanie Grue.)
While wrapping up production on Break On Through I began the Motion Picture Arts program at Red Deer College, and learnt some stuff and met some awesome people, although the universe had other plans for me it seems, since at the end of November, I officially accepted a full time position on the Video Production Team at Olds College! So as of the beginning of January I have moved to Olds and am now working full time with the team there. We produce educational and training videos, as well as videos showcasing Olds College. You can see some of these on the Olds College Youtube page:
That said, I am still available for commissioned work and collaborations as always (Although time is a bit more limited these days), absolutely feel free to shoot me an email if you have a project in mind and would like to discuss it! ZangrethorDigital@gmail.com.
Next up, festival news! If you’ve been following along the past year, you’ll know that last year ZD and Cave Puppet Films (http://www.cavepuppet.com/) produced the short film Skinner (psst, you can check out the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5j-6SPfvIk) and we’ve been doing the festival thing with it, and we have some awesome news! We got into some festivals!
The 2016 Cutting Edge Film festival.
The Los Angeles Cinefest.
The Independent Days International Filmfest.
And, I can officially announce today! The Central Alberta Film Festival!
So if you happen to be in Germany this April, swing by the Independent Days festival and show it some love!
Find out more about the Independent days festival here: https://www.independentdays-filmfest.com/english/
OR, if you’re in Central Alberta this March 31/April 1, swing by the Central Alberta Film Festival and say hi!
Find out more about the CAFF here: https://cafilmfestival.ca/
We are incredibly honoured to be chosen and I would like to thank everyone that made that project possible, I am incredibly proud of it.
Moving on to! Project updates!
As you may or may not remember a few years ago I shot a couple of short films over the summer, they have subsequently been sitting in what we unfortunately must refer to as post-production purgatory. However, GOOD NEWS EVERYONE!
Work is still underway and the IMMENSE amount of visual effects work required is firmly progressing! I can’t say when the short will be available for viewing however I am absolutely dedicated to getting it done!
Enjoy this sneak peek at some of the work being done…
And while I AM focused on getting old projects done, the wheels never stop spinning as they say, and I am in early pre-production for a new project that will be uploaded to the Zangrethor Digital youtube channel later this year, and a new Zangrethor Digital short film that will go into production (If everything goes according to plan) later this summer. And of course ZD and Cave Puppet Films have a few tricks up our sleeve, so be sure to stay tuned to our facebook pages and websites for updates on those as they happen!
On the Bullskit front, episode of the Best of Bullskit Comedy, produced by ZD are still going out on Bullskit’s youtube page! Head on over and check them out if you haven’t, show em some love, bunch a’ funny bastards over there.
I want to thank every single one of you for watching, supporting and enjoying the things I make. 2016 was a rough year for everyone and I was no exception, but we managed to make some cool stuff. 2017 is already shaping up to be an incredible year and we’re going to make some truly spectacular things this year! Thank you for following along and supporting, it truly does mean everything to me.
Until next time, keep your eyes to the gates….