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January 28, 2020

This past week was a really intense work week. We finalized our cast, finished all of our pre production materials and now we're ready to shoot!

In the middle of our hectic pre production week, we were all on the hunt for last minute props. Irene and I in particular wen...

January 28, 2020

Me data dumping right after set: 

I seem super detached, but the real stuff takes a bit to settle in.

After more reflection from set:

It's really sinking in to me what it means to direct. I had trouble delegating things to the people at my disposal. I'm very much use...

January 28, 2020

Hi, this is Tamar and it is 12:09
 

this is probably the last SF related video I will make for now. Sorry, it's a little dramatic. I made it late at night. And nights and moon are for being dramatic. I shall be focusing on my film from now on. We're shooting it tomorrow...

January 28, 2020

Our actors were chosen, locations locked in, props delivered, and the our shot lists finalized; at the end of week three we were ready to begin shooting. 

This week we are filming the four shorts we've spent the past three weeks preparing for. 

Yesterday we shot Ire...

January 22, 2020

HI! this is Tamar, 

Next week I'm making a short film about migration and deportation in the US and I'm looking for actors to play Nabila (18-30), the protagonist and The Fortuneteller (18-40), a crazy fortuneteller who narrates Nabila's life in this country and also sy...

January 21, 2020

last week was a full week of major script edits and analyzing every word we had written on our three page limit. Almost everyday we did a table read that left us with new questions about the story we were telling, and notes on what to enhance and what to consider cutti...

January 21, 2020

Sweet Smell of Success by Clifford Odets, Ernest Lehman

How I imagine it:

- A tracking wide shot of the truck passing along all the others and revealing the clock. Newspapers shooting out of their spiral chutes. Men ready to receive them.

- The truck is framed bigger than...

January 21, 2020

This week I was concentrating more on my short film in terms of how it would look cinematically. I want to have good visuals and define my style with this short film. Usually when I make short films, I’m both directing and operating the camera. Since I’m the one with t...

January 21, 2020

Hi, This is Tamar and it is 11:42am on a Tuesday and it is our third week in San Francisco. 

In the last week we've been editing and workshopping and rewriting and refining and trashing and changing our scripts so much that at the end of it I couldn't even bare to look...

January 15, 2020

hi, this it tamar and tis 8:26pm on a Tuesday

I made another video that encapsulates the past week in SF a little bit. It doesn't mention how much I <3-ed Coven Film Fest, so I'll say it here. I loved it, Thank you Cameo, Connie, Faridah, Taylor, Matt and everybody else...

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