Kickstarter reward tiers: in-depth looks at our campaigns for MAGNETIC and TEN

So far, Sophia and I have run two modest Kickstarter campaigns – both successful – for our films TEN (stats on TEN) and MAGNETIC (I never wrote up my analysis, but Kicktraq summary of stats). In preparing for these campaigns, we spent a very long time researching how to structure reward tiers. It led …

MAGNETIC Lip-Synching: Logan Whitehurst and the Junior Science Club “Robot Cat”

MAGNETIC Kickstarter-reward lipsync goes out to kickstarter backer, Phil White! Starring Allix Mortis and Tamora Gooding (as Sheep Dog), Rachel Leah Blumenthal (as Sheep), and Amy Macabre (as Wolf) it’s Logan Whitehurst and the Junior Science Club’s “Robot Cat” Shot by Michael J. Epstein at Oberon on the set of …

MAGNETIC Lip-Synching: Danzig “Mother”

MAGNETIC Kickstarter-reward lipsync goes out to kickstarter backer, Joe Renken! Starring Allix Mortis it’s Danzig‘s “Mother” !!! Lip-sync was shot by Kelly Davidson on the set of MAGNETIC! Find out more about MAGNETIC at: http://magneticthemovie.com/ Amazing pods built by KTRON! Check out our other Kickstarter reward lipsyncs: http://blog.michaeljepstein.com/search/label/magnetic%20lip-synching

MAGNETIC recap: Days 6, 7, 8 of shooting!

We’ve been very busy at Magnetostatic Systems! We had three full evenings of just shooting monitors and dialogue. Luckily this was set up at Epiola-Caccistein headquarters where it stayed for two weeks where we could keep coming back to it! Special shout-out to our amazing PA Tech, Zach Pidgeon for …

MAGNETIC Lip-Synching: Hall and Oates “Private Eyes”

behind-the-scenes photo by Kelly Davidson MAGNETIC lipsync goes out to kickstarter backer, SARAH WAIT ZARANEK! Starring Allix Mortis it’s Hall and Oates’ “Private Eyes” Also, as trivia, “Private Eyes” was not the song Allix actually danced to, the original song we weren’t allowed to post do to the archaic viewpoints …

MAGNETIC Lip-Synching: Akon feat. Snoop Dogg “I Wanna Love You” NSFW

MAGNETIC’s latest lipsync goes out to kickstarter backer, CHRIS MARCH! Allix Mortis as Akon and Sophia Cacciola as Snoop Dogg in “I Wanna Love You”   Lip-sync was shot by Michael J. Epstein and Kelly Davidson with tech help from Zach Pidgeon on the set of MAGNETIC! Find out more …

MAGNETIC recap: Day 5 of shooting!

Last weekend we shuffled into the Sound Museum in Allston for a full day of shooting. And, if you’re wondering, yes, drummers are playing paradiddles at 9AM on Sunday morning. ALL IS RIGHT IN MUSIC. Luckily, we weren’t trying to record dialogue! We also learned that if you leave something …

MAGNETIC Lip-Synching: “All the Young Dudes” by Mott the Hoople

MAGNETIC‘s Allix Mortis lip-syncs to Mott the Hoople’s “All the Young Dudes” with a little help from Production Assistants: Maggie Maraschino, Zach Pigeon, Catherine Capozzi and co-Producer/Director, Sophia Cacciola. This song is dedicated to MAGNETIC Kickstarter supporter, James Groshon ParkerLip-sync was shot by  on the set of MAGNETIC. Find out more …

Sophia and Michael’s 2013 in Review!

Sophia & Michael hard at work 2013 was a weird and wonderful year of many projects of the film and music variety. Here is the past: 2012 Review – 2011 Review Before we get started, we made a few year-End Lists/Summaries:http://wzlx.cbslocal.com/2013/12/30/bostonemissions-favoritesoftheyear2013/ http://trainwreckdsociety.com/2014/01/ and Sophia told Trainwreckd Society what her favorite albums of 2013 …

First teaser for MAGNETIC (2015) – psychological sci-fi film produced/directed by Sophia Cacciola and Michael J. Epstein, Starring Allix Mortis, cinematography by Kelly Davidson

MAGNETIC (2015) Teaser psychological sci-fi film produced/directed by Sophia Cacciola and Michael J. Epstein, Starring Allix Mortiscinematography by Kelly Davidson “DARK2LIGHT” by Night KissesMAGNETIC Movie Soundtrack Preview by Night Kisses LIKE MAGNETIC ON IMDB: