Making THE SPIDER BABIES (Part One)

making movies Jul 31, 2009

This is Part 1 of a series and it is going to be longer than I had intended. You’ve been warned. I get asked about The Spider Babies every day and I get tired of hearing myself tell the story. Now, I’ll be able to just forward a link.


Michael Lange and me on the Lonely Road. Eric G. looks on. Photo by Taylor Rea.

I always have the best intentions to keep a regular blog going during the production of each movie. It never happens. Working on a movie is all-consuming – even if you’re not the director. So this recap will have to do. This was a really hard shoot. Some of our problems were just the normal obstacles that the universe throws in your path when you are trying to create something… other problems were internal, and I will gladly take my share of the blame.

 

A little bit of back story…

 


First Spider Babies sketch - Notebook 2005

The idea for The Spider Babies has been with me for a long...

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