Tagged: Mickey Mouse

Young Walt Disney – Walt Before Mickey

It has truly been an incredible opportunity for us to be a part of telling the story of such an American icon as Walt Disney. We’ve all grown up with the legend of The Walt Disney Company whether it be through the movies, television, theme parks, stuffed toys and the countless spin off companies today […]

Walt’s Rotating Phone and Movie Magic

Walt Before Mickey had an incredible production design department who gave the movie that authentic look. From picture cars to furniture to the artwork to the period cameras, WBM has a look that is rarely found in a small budget feature. With that small budget often comes the need for creativity and improvisation, especially when […]

Brandini is Finished and Walt Premiere’s in 3 Weeks!

A few milestones were reached this week. Brandini, my latest film, a collaboration with Kvibe Productions, LLC is now complete and our developmental reading went unbelievably. The actors all did a fantastic job and it gave me the opportunity to put the finishing touches upon the 2nd draft. We are now ready for the financing […]

Walt Before Mickey – Single Coverage

So, in filmmaking, it is always said that you want as much “coverage” as possible. To a lay person, what does that mean? Well, it means that you’d like as many angles of the scene you are shooting as you can. Wide Shots, Medium Shots, Close Ups, Two Shots, Single Shots, Establishing shots, Medium Close, […]

George Plots Walt’s Demise – Walt Before Mickey

More behind the scenes from Walt Before Mickey, folks. In this scene, George Winkler (me, Frank Licari, is in the midst of persuading one of Walt Disney’s main directors, Fred Harmon, to join him and Charles Mintz over at Snappy Comedies. Mintz’s plan is to sign all of Walt’s animators over to his company and […]

Behind The Scenes of Walt Before Mickey

As we get closer to the release of Walt Before Mickey, Khoa (Director) and I are going to start to share some behind the scenes footage from our experience on set. We had such an amazing time working on the film together. From the lows to the highs, it was fun to see this through […]