If you've been searching
for a way to break into the entertainment business this may be your
Recent big news here at
CineSecrets was Nick's new partnership with
Stafura - C.O.O.
of USWeb's Pittsburgh based
Electronic Images Division.Nick &
Joe have formed eTales Productions
Ltd ... a company aimed at creating interactive Cyber drama.
Their first production SEASONS IN THE
SUN is expected to start shooting next year.
This collaboration brings together expertise in two crucial
areas.... Nick's vast experience of
movie making, a unique cost cutting approach to the production of
entertainment and some highly creative concepts......... Joe's state
of the art technological expertise and direct experience of managing
large Internet entities. Joe's career to date has been less "high
profile" than Nick's but a quick look at
client list (which
includes Microsoft, NBC, Paramount Pictures, Silicon Graphics, Sony
Music & Warner Brothers), provides an insight into the caliber of
Joe's work. Nick & Joe will jointly Produce
SEASONS IN THE SUN. Nick will Direct the
Cyber drama which he devised with his wife Gloria. Joe will package
the drama for the Internet and oversee Webcasting.
Nick plans to use many newcomers to the entertainment world on the
eTales production crew, (under
the guidence of seasoned professionals where necessary). They will be
trained on the job according to Nick's philosophy of encouraging the
development of young creative minds whilst devising new techniques
for the production and presention of entertainment.
If you have a driving ambition to make entertainment, can totally
dedicate yourself to the job in hand and would like us to know of
your existance , enthusiasm and experience..... log in at the
Do NOT email Nick or Joe or USWeb
about this project. USWeb is
NOT directly involved in the project at this time (although they may
be consulted on certain aspects of post production and marketing at a
later date. Nick & Joe are too busy to
reply to individuals right now. The best thing you can do is
leave full particulars on the register. IF YOU MUST....
contact register is intended for
the registration of individuals interested in contributing to, and
gaining experience in, the creation of multi media Cyber
eTales Productions Ltd is a
newly formed company preparing to produce interactive drama for the
Internet. The exact date of production is uncertain at this time but
our first drema will be based in the Caribbean. Although we won't
shoot until next year, Nick wants to create a pool
potential crew members
(over 16 years of age) and
performers at varied levels of
experience. Interested parties are invited to register their
interest, skills and experience in the following Departments:
Actors and Actresses - All
ages and races but especially West Indian, American and European.
Musicians & Singers -
prepared to collaborate on creating background music.
Eventually we will be announcing open auditions.
Production Office - All
aspects of the organization and coordination of the "capture" of
drama on digital video and stills including PM, AD and Continuity.
Art Department - Design, Set
dressing and other aesthetics. Also see
Graphic Design below.
Camera Dept. - Camera
operation, lighting supervision. Special consideration given to
experienced operators with their own equipment, Steadycam, Bodycam
Sound Dept. - Operation of
sound equipment, creation of sound effects.
Sparks/Grip Dept. .- Running
of cables setting of lights/screens/reflectors, laying of camera
tracks, operation of cranes, dollies etc.
Props/SFX Dept. - Making and
caring for props, operation of smoke machines, dry ice machines, wind
Make-up & Hair Dept. -
Make-up, prosthetics & Hairdressing.
Animatronics - Later (second
project) we will need personel in this area too.
Wardrobe Dept. - Design,
manufacture, care & cleaning of costumes.
Pryrotechnics - Experienced
Editing Dept. - Non-linear
video editing and image manipulation.
Digital Effects - CGI.
Graphic Design - Page layout
(standard programs plus Quark) and Photoshop manipulations.
Computer Programming - Dynamic
html, streaming video, Macromedia and other animation and programming
plus software developers.
Applicants will be selected (i) by suitability & experience
(ii) by enthusiasm & determination .
After registering RETURN HERE and
to the eTales maillist so that you
are automatically kept informed of new developments.
We are using the Guestbook below as a contact register. If you are
interested in being involved:
Guestbook being used as register
be sure you read the instructions above
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