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VIDEO: K. Paige Burns Dances (Unawares) [THE GLASS SLIPPER]

On the set of The Glass Slipper (at Pigeon Point Lighthouse on the California coast), K-Paige keeps the party going while Whaley (boringly) prepares to shoot some footage of Vahe Katros. Video by Ginger Carden.

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Q&A: Easing In

Alejandro Adams: I have certain techniques for getting myself and my cast and crew into a given production–like doing logistically daunting (impossible?) scenes right out of the gate. You seem to “go easy” on your people, pace yourself. What are the advantages of this?

My response: It’s not really a matter of “going easy” on people (though I’m not a big fan of torturing the talent for my own artistic gain, à la von Trier or Lynch). I just find that neither I nor my cast has gotten acquainted enough with the characters to do the complicated, tricky scenes right off the bat. I like to start with simple little First-Act scenes which are meant to introduce the characters to the audience. I want the cast to “get to know” their characters in more or less the same way the audience will.

Shooting THE GLASS SLIPPER, 8/4/2010

Shooting THE GLASS SLIPPER, 7/31/2010 (photos: Alejandro Adams)

Meet the (Primary) Cast of THE GLASS SLIPPER

Logging footage, THE GLASS SLIPPER

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Interview, Review of HELL IS OTHER PEOPLE at Eye For Film

Here’s the interview, and here’s the review.

AUDIO – Title music, THE GLASS SLIPPER

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Another from the test scene shoot, THE GLASS SLIPPER

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VIDEO: K. Paige Burns Slates a Take

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