Monday, 25 March 2013

Layout Posing

I'm doing a little bit of posing before going to Ciclic next week and starting the animation. Unfortunately I don't have the time to really get into it , so I guess I will continue when I'm there, while animation is being done. The animators are Jumi Yoon and Eloic Gimenez and another friend who will be assisting us is Armelle Mercat. you can find the blogs of all these lovely people on my blog. So this is my last week in Valence after over 5 months of work here! it has passed sooo fast!

Tuesday, 19 March 2013

The voices have been recorded!

The voices were recorded last friday and I think all of the actors were just great! thanks to everyone and hope to meet you all again soon :)

Thursday, 14 March 2013

Recording the voices

As we will soon start animating, the voices need to be recorded now for lip-synching. We'll be 6 for about 10 voices! I'm counting on the actors to try different characters with different voices/or ways of speaking. The spoken language of the film is Farsi/ Persian so I had to find Iranian actors. It wasn't that easy to do that here is France, or I didn't know that many people, but finally I was lucky to find 4 really good actresses.We'll record tomorrow in Paris and I'll see three of the actresses for the first time! I am in Valence so we've practiced the dialogues over the phone up until now. In the beginning I thought this is strange, but then, I thought practicing over the telephone wasn't such a bad idea after all... you only have the voice so you listen better I think :) let's hope everything goes well tomorrow as we only have 2 hours in the studio!
I just got the news that Beach Flags has won yet another grant/bourse! this time for it's music! Yan Volsy who I have the pleasure to work with will be composing the music for the film and he will be spending a week in the residency of Chaise Dieu with a group of musicians (which my lovely sister is one of them I hope!).This will be next December. great news!

Tuesday, 5 March 2013

New stuff!

We are still continuing on the coloring the backgrounds. Here you can see the rice fields and a jewelry.

Friday, 1 March 2013

Colored backgrounds

Here are some backgrounds with color. We use photoshop and textures that we made with ink, which gives the images a watercolor effect. The location is in the north of Iran, in Bandar Anzali.these background are done by Jean Bouthors.