After The Shoot Thoughts • Director Marc Stevens
Now that the initial production of "Ghosts of Door County" is complete, I
can say that, without a doubt, it was the most fun I've ever had on a shoot. Yeah, it was 10 long and grueling days, but it was also a blast!
I think a lot of that fun-factor had to do with the people I was working with. With the exception of only one or two people, everyone on the cast and crew had a sick and twisted sense of humor like mine. Those who didn't managed to play the even funnier straight persons to our sophomoricantics. How could I not have fun when laughter seemed to be the order of the day? And yet, when the time came to get the work done, everybody knew their place and their job.
People are always amazed at my mental library of jokes, but I don't remember ever coming as close to tapping myself out as I did on this project. Fortunately, I learned plenty of new ones for future use.
I also have never seen the birth of so many catch phrases and nicknames in my life! Hopefully, some of them stuck... and hopefully others didn't! I swear to God, if I'd heard, "No, you're a _______, nerd." one more time I would've gone postal. Seriously postal. But forevermore, Adam will be Audio-Adam and Nick will be TJ, and that's just the way it's gotta be.
It took me the better part of a week to clean up my verbal act in front of