Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Back to San Francisco

I'm back in San Francisco for another round of video shoots, this time for my Stop Motion Animation II course for Academy of Art University. I got here yesterday and spent most of today shooting, which went pretty well. By the way, just before coming here the big events from the weekend were Janet's 30th Birthday Party (documented well on her blog) and I also spoke in church on 'Faith & Film: Taking God's Detour' focusing on Pixar's CARS. Once that is posted on the church's website, I'll post it here.

So anyway, here's some of the stuff I've been doing here...

This morning I had breakfast at Lori's Diner, where they had a guy dressed as Charlie Chaplin greeting people at the door. He was an older guy and his make-up was overdone so he looked like a very disturbing clown. There's one picture I took of him but I won't post it because it scares me.

They also had a cow.

I found this strange box in a store on the way to the studio. Never heard of these, but I think they're funny.

After a long, exhausting day of shooting and a little nap, I decided to treat myself to dinner at John's Grill right down the street. This is a historic Steak & Seafood restaurant in the city and one of the settings for The Maltese Falcon. I'm sorry to say I've never actually seen that whole movie, but since I love movies I figured it would be an important place to check out. Lots of celebrities have eaten there, and their autographed pictures covered all of the walls. Damn, the food was good too.

And a few more pictures from a foggy night...

OK, time to make replacement mouths.

1 comment:

jriggity said...

fun stuff....Love the foggy city.