Read it over here, read it over there: Take a Little Time just picked up its first Best Short WIN…Best Student Short at this season’s Kansas Arthouse Festival lineup, that … Continue Reading WINNER: Best Student Short, Kansas Arthouse Festival
Not to go all LinkedIn here— but I’m INCREDIBLY EXCITED to announce that Take a Little Time has picked up its second award!
Brooklyn, New York, 3/10/2022 – Jake Jurich, Penn State’s Spring 2021 Film Production Student Marshal, has won two prestigious Awards of Merit from the IndieFEST Film Awards. Both awards were given … Continue Reading Rising Filmmaker Splashes Into IndieFEST Film Awards￼
How much is too much to make off misfortune?
The Take a Little Time shoot was a blur, but one of such creativity, focus, and joy—I’ll never forget these five days in October 2020. And that was the first … Continue Reading Take a Little Time – SHOOTING
We had just wrapped Take a Little Time. In a little over two weeks, shooting would start in a similar, done-in-six-days fashion for Lilly Adams’ Pulling Daisies. Since editor Jared … Continue Reading Take a Little Time – POST
I’ve never written a script with origins as eccentric and organic as Take a Little Time’s. As mentioned in my director’s statement, it all goes back to an August 2019, … Continue Reading Take a Little Time – Writing
If you’ve been reading through these articles (which, thank you!), you’ve definitely picked up on how large a factor COVID was in the story behind Take a Little Time. The … Continue Reading Take a Little Time – Equipment/Test Shoots
There’s two casts of Take a Little Time: Spring 2020 (pre-COVID), and Fall 2020 (mid-COVID). Although Zeke Winitsky and Jake Mayer hold the special title of being on both lists, … Continue Reading Take a Little Time – Casting
Take a Little Time’s locations, like almost every other pre-production department, looked one way before COVID and another way after during it. Had we shot it last spring, the biggest … Continue Reading Take a Little Time – Locations
When I was gearing up to shoot Take a Little Time last spring before COVID, the only to-do I had under art/props was “find silverware set; engrave a knife.” I … Continue Reading Take a Little Time – Art/Set Design, Props
In the Take a Little Time equipment article, I talk about what COVID did and didn’t change in the film equipment policies at Penn State for the Fall 2020 semester … Continue Reading Building a Dolly
From “The Communicator,” Jan. 2021: https://communicator.bellisario.psu.edu/article/student-adapts-leads-team-as-it-completes-film-in-the-midst-of-a-pandemic