Down in DC with dear friends shooting an agitprop doc piece on The Women’s March, the first salvo against this adamantine regime.
OMPHALOS sound design is complete, and turned over to the multifariously talented Mike Flannery for mix and embellishment. On Monday, January 9th, the conform begins, last step in a long journey.
Velocity is mine, hitting the ground running after a vigorous commute (MNL>YVR>JFK=24hrs), stealing 3-hrs of sleep, meeting a van at 6:15am for a journey to an undisclosed, 60-acre compound with an Oscar-winning (also undisclosed) composing luminary—another secret shoot for Yamaha. All to say, I feed his turtles (they are numerous), and split a tuna sandwich with the famous and generous man, after he plays us an astonishing medley of his world-renowned songs.
Major writing work completed over the holidays, from tranquil climes and lovely digs in the Philippines, on the new cinema-musical script, a first draft imminent.
After a last-work-week-of-the-year push, sound design nearly complete for OM. January 2017 launches final sound mix. The film is precipitously close to total completion.
A week-long shoot for Yamaha, interviewing some (undisclosed as per NDA) luminaries in the jazz and Broadway world.