Blood Diamonds: Finished Shooting!

Finished edit of principal photography.

Finished edit of principal photography.

It’s been a long time coming!  Today we finished shooting the live footage for Blood Diamonds, and also the pre-CGI edit of the video. My brother and I hit up the thrift store earlier to find a perfect outfit for his character,  then descended on the streets of Albany Park to get the last few key shots.

Rev. Brett as the Hoodied Trickster

Rev. Brett as the Hoodied Trickster

There is still a ton of work to do, as the narrative involves a fully animated CGI character, modeled and rigged by the illustrious Maureen Boyle.

I don’t want to give away too much just yet, but promise to give a taste when we launch the Kickstarter campaign to fund promotions for the video and single dual-release. Lord willin’ and the creek don’t rise, the Blood Diamonds music video will be finalized by the end of Autumn 2014. Who’s up for a viewing party?