Production

News, stories, photos and updates from the set.


Meet Lana Marks, our whip smart, detail-oriented script supervisor on “Guys Reading Poems.” She sat down with director Hunter Lee Hughes to talk about their experience making the film…and her life in general on set in the “department of one.” Hunter: What made you decide to pursue work as a script supervisor? What about you is a good fit with the job? Lana: I have been involved in the entertainment...

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Zacariah Dalton worked in the camera department on Guys Reading Poems. The film marked a significant “first” for him. The film’s director Hunter Lee Hughes sat down with Zacariah to talk about his experience working on the film and his goals for the future. Hunter: Zachariah, how long have you been working in the movie business? Zacariah: I’ve been doing video work since 2009 but only got serious about working...

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Some of the most creative minds on the planet – now and in the past – have been INFP on the Myers Briggs personality index. Artists and philosophers like Bjork, Terrence Malick, David Lynch, Heath Ledger, Johnny Depp, Kurt Cobain, Soren Kierkegaard, Albert Camus, George Orwell and even William Shakespeare are reputed to be our fellow INFPs. We are, by many reports, a rare type – around 2% of the population at large...

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For years, you’ve been struggling. Rewriting your script between jobs. Drawing up a business plan. Raising money. Meeting actors. Shotlisting. Rewriting your script again. The list is seemingly endless, but you finally get your first feature film off the ground. You’re on set, feeling proud if somewhat overwhelmed. You look around. Spot a production assistant. You realize that although you’ve paid years worth of dues...

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Sammy Kusler came on board the producing team of “Guys Reading Poems” the first time I pitched the project to him. He’s one of those unforgettable personalities on the set that knows when to say something spiritual to calm you down, but also knows when to just quietly slip a blended mocha frappucino in your hand and walk away. He was much beloved on our production and offers his experience and wisdom to other...

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