So apart from the literal face-melting weather this weekend my family had a few great events. Apart from my son Axel’s monumental age change from 5 to 6 (and the LEGO building, Castle painting, and Mimi’s eating therein) we visited some art. We live in Anaheim and there’s always some little festival, swap meet, or some Downtown experience to visit. I’m pretty sure the Downtown guys are trying to CPR the mostly vacant downtown little district’s mostly empty shops and eateries. Although I sometimes loath the thought at dragging myself outside to walk\stand in the sun for a few hours at some trinket table, this one was actually fun. It was the Anaheim Art Crawl. Contrary to popular belief I do enjoy art I just have very specific tastes. There were lots of chalk drawings along the street and messages written for the reader. There was a Swing Band and pro dancers. There was that awesome Healthy Junk eatery that Liz and I enjoy so much. But there was one booth I was particularly interested in.
There was an artist named Jake Perez who had a setup where he was painting while we watched. Looking at his work I was blown away or face-melted without temperature. He had all these painting of Zombies with bloody mouths or glowing eyes or just a bunch of really bad ass horror paintings. I quickly grabbed a card and watched as the Artist painted colors onto some grisly zombie face. My daughter caught up with me and asked “Is this the Walking Dead?” I quickly reminded her of Romero’s work. Lizzy is very artistic and draws a lot of pictures in her little notepads and such. I’ll come to my desk sometimes and find a few pages of illustrations. Sometimes It’s a little comic starring our family as ninjas. Other times it’s Pyramid Head from Silent Hill. Then every now and then she draws Alien vs Predator (of course she calls the Predator daddy.) We walked the rest of the show and came back to sit in front of the booth (in our opinion was the best view of the place) and ogled the awesomeness a bit more.
Lizzy and Axel found some chalk and set to creating their own masterpieces on the asphalt. Axel turned out a Vampire, a mummy, and a werewolf (which he called daddy). and Lizzy drew a Zombie. Not just any zombie however, the zombie we were staring at about 15 feet across the street. And she did pretty good. It actually looked like the painting. We told her she should show it to the artist and let him know how much she liked his work. She ran across the street and conversed for a few moments and came back with a signed print!! A few moments later the artist himself, a Mr. Jake Perez came and snapped a shot of her homage. We thanked him he thanked us and we went home and framed his print. The next day I was blown away to see he had put Lizzy’s chalk drawing on his blog.
Thanks Jake. You inspired my little girl and I can’t thank you enough for that.
So did you know I was in a movie? Well, I was. The Oatmeal Man is a hilarious flick about a group of friends who happen upon an unspeakable terror. It’s got laughs, buddies, girls, breakfast, and a gooey monster!! What more could you ask for? Take a look at the new trailer if you don’t believe me.
What do you think?
Visit the site for more info and pre-order the movie!!
That’s right folks today you can make that journey through the Wasteland. Buy or rent your copy and let me know what you think. This is some of the music I’m most happy with. With this project I was really able to move freely and create something very desolate and sparse. I love the story and I love the look of the movie. Every shot is just beautiful. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. If you haven’t got your copy they’re going for as low as $13 on Walmart.com so go look for one!! Don’t forget to tell me your favorite part of the movie!!!
So by now you should be aware that a movie I scored is being released on Oct 11th. What you may not be aware of however is that the folks at the Wasteland page are giving away some cool stuff to celebrate the DVD release! Check out the details here at the Wasteland DVD release event and pre order your copy if you haven’t already yet. To win stuff all you have to do is LIKE the Wasteland page. That’s it!! The first prize is a poster signed by the Writer and Director when the page reaches 300 likes!! The more likes the page gets the more Wasteland swag will be given away!! So get out there and LIKE the page, share with your friends, and buy the DVD!! Don’t forget to check out all the exclusive content on the page and show some love, likes, and comments!!
So a while ago I worked on a horror / comedy movie called The Oatmeal Man playing the role of Santi. It looks like there’s one review out there of our movie so take a look and see the critics reactions!
So there you have it. It turns out my kids will use their words against me.
Do you love zombie movies? How about martial arts flicks? Well then your search is over. The Project Purgatory Beijing Facebook page is here! Project Purgatory Beijing brings all the horror of the walking dead infested post apocalyptic world AND the ultra violence of a gun slinging, sword slicing, kung fu fighting martial arts movie into…. (Wait for it)
…..ONE BAD ASS MOVIE
What’s it about you ask?
Martial Arts mayhem, combined with gamer style action meets the Zombie Apocalypse in a full out war against the undead in “Project Purgatory Beijing.” China, a deadly designer virus has decimated the country leaving very few people alive. A side effect of the virus has turned the dead into raging, savage cannibals, and they’re hungry. A handful of survivors lead by Team Z; is a group of deadly mercenaries that have been elected to protect the last remaining citizens of the “compound.”
Want to see more? How about the entire FIRST TEN MINUTES ON YOUTUBE!!
See what I mean? Make sure to like the brand new Official Facebook Page for all the latest news, exclusive pics, and more! This project is one I can’t wait to finish and so far I’ve loved making the music for it. I also did a bit of guest choreography for Shane’s stylish gun play. Still not enough? Enjoy some pics.