For the past 6 months we’ve been working closely with a client on a Water Science project for a local school system with the overall feel and scripting inspired by “Bill Nye, Science Guy.” The scripts were written by BCM Principal, Walter Biscardi, Jr and he’s also serving as the Director for the project. We’re finally in Production after having spent last week loading in and rehearsing.
With Walter’s past experience on “Good Eats with Alton Brown” which was greatly inspired by Bill Nye, it’s been a very smooth process to take the needs of the school curriculum and give it the “Bill Nye” touch. We’re shooting at a local high school laboratory and we’ve brought along 4 high school students to serve at Production Assistants and Science Assistants. Their energy has been incredible, even whipping around a set change in just 15 minutes so we could knock out the most complex shot of the entire 5 days of shooting before breaking for the day. Here’s some looks at the shoot so far!
Two days down, three to go in production. Actor Ian Gregg has just been amazing nailing his lines most every take. We’re actually ahead of schedule by one shot going into our final day at our main Lab studio at a local high school. A long grueling, outdoor day is coming up Thursday with temps in the low 90’s and high humidity outside. Our crew is up for the challenge. We’re shooting for the first time with the Sony a7s being manned by Cheryl Collins. Full article will come after we’re done!