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Land of Nerds, Filmmaking Panel Recap from Space City Con

Published January 13, 2014 by judithbshields

One of my favorite things about the convention circuit is participating in panels. I enjoy speaking about filmmaking, steampunk, literature, and screenwriting. SpaceCityCon’s panel is up there on my list. It was my pleasure to join Matt Risoldi (monster), Christopher Lowe (tech. dir, props), J’Nean Henderson (costumes), and Peter Kovic (co-editor, documentarist) to talk about the challenges of microbudget filmmaking. One of the things I love about our larger panels is that we share our tools and tricks we used for making a film.

-Judith

 

Quote from article:

“For the filming, some of the most important aspects to the filmmakers were to ensure that the film maintained an authentic, Victorian period-style. To maintain that look, the filmmakers needed to ensure that the costumes were beautiful and accurate. Costumes can be an expensive, especially period costumes. Luckily, the producer, Judith Shields, found J’Nean Henderson, Victorian Lady.”

To read the rest of the article, please go to their great page:

http://landofnerds.com/2014/01/10/frankensteins-monster-space-city-con/

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Land of Nerds Film Review

Published December 29, 2013 by judithbshields

Land of the Nerds

Moon Sedai wrote a wonderful review of Frankenstein’s Monster. In praise of the film she wrote:

“The focus of this film is, at the heart, the story, not the blood, gore, and tech. The film is beautifully done despite the low budget.”

Strong words of praise were also given to Matt Risoldi (Monster) and  the cinematography(Slava Vlad). But we won’t spoil that here.

If you’d like to read the whole article, please check it out HERE. Also be sure to look at the rest of their great website which covers everything science fiction and fun!

http://landofnerds.com/2013/12/28/steampunkfrankensteinsmonster/

Judith B. Shields’ Interview with Indie-Loop

Published November 21, 2013 by judithbshields

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Judith B. Shields’ Interview with Indie-Loop

A closer look at microbudget filmmaking.

IL: You are one of the special guest panelists at this year’s Comicpalooza (2013) discussing how to make an independent film on a budget. Great topic since many indie-artists/film makers struggle with the financial aspect in launching their projects. What advice can you give indie-artists dealing with this dilemma?”

To read Shields’ answer, please read the rest of this great interview at

http://www.indie-loop.com/q5-judithb-shields/

Galveston Daily News Interviews During Production of Frankenstein’s Monster

Published November 21, 2013 by judithbshields

“LEAGUE CITY — There is a monster rattling the bushes of League City’s historic district. It’s big, brawny and steam-powered.”

Read more at:

http://www.galvestondailynews.com/news/local_news/article_35de4eec-5243-11e2-9300-001a4bcf6878.html

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