Category Archives: Ara’s Tale

Ara’s Tale at the Blender Conference 2012

Yesterday I got confirmation from Ton Roosendaal, that my proposed talk about the production of Ara’s Tale ( Challenges and Production Insights of Single-Handedly Making a Short) is accepted. Yeah I hope to be able to talk to some of  you … Continue reading

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Aftermath

And I have again reason to open my celebration bottle of Ardbeg Single Malt. Now after almost 2 months of the release of Ara’s Tale, the movie and it’s production is again creating some fuzz. Soon after the release of … Continue reading

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Ara’s Tale Production Files Available

After a lot of tinkering and various attempts, I am glad to be able to announce the availability of the production files for Ara’s Tale.

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Ara’s Tale is Released !!

    After 3 years in the making, finally is the moment of truth: I proudly present the release of Ara’s Tale ! Writer/Director: Martin Lubich Music: Philippe Rey Sound: Mikkel Nielsen

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Magical !

After 3 years of writing alone on this blog, it is now time to let the other team members have their voice and thoughts heard. And it also helps a bit to shorten the waiting time until the final release … Philippe … Continue reading

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Digital Cinema ?!

It is not the first time the this project creates a momentum out of its own and steers to directions I have never thought of. Today I managed to get a very generous offer from a local cinema. With the … Continue reading

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The Score is Final

Phil has delivered the final score for Ara’s Tale. Over 8 minutes of original soundtrack, fitting perfectly to, and enhancing the visuals by a huge amount. For me the score is fantastic. Phil and I have both a very similar … Continue reading

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What are these white pixels … ?

What white pixels ? These, there, flickering at the cliff wall ! Ummhh … … I do not know why this has slipped through my countless screenings, but here they were. Full bright white, sometimes colorful, single hot pixels. What … Continue reading

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Lipsyncing

I guess doing the lipsyncing as the last step in the production of a movie is not what you would call ‘common practice’. It is not even ‘good practice’. But then, that’s just another first, of the many others encountered during production

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Ara’s Song – The Recording Session

This weekend we managed to do the recording with Julia for Ara’s Song. Thanks to my friend Michael Raich, who generously offered his small multimedia room for this purpose. The whole recording took about 2 hours for the 1 minute … Continue reading

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