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  • Mind My Brains, Darling! (poster by Jeremy Hodges)

    Set in Britain in 1979, Mind My Brains, Darling! follows the ups and downs of family life with the Worthingtons – a typical family with a mum, dad, two kids and a grandfather. Typical that is, for a peri-apocalyptic society ravaged by war and zombies for the past 4 years. Oh, and the dad is a Zombie.

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  • Mind My Brains, Darling! Season 1

New video: Why we developed BodyLine filming technique

Awards, cast and crew, production log, Webseries

Indie Intertube 2nd Annual Awards logo

After winning an Indie Intertube Innovation Award this year we decided to release this video showing some of the reasons why we developed the BodyLine filming technique. In our early series we had a cast and crew of two – just Paul and me. We were playing with the technique of not showing faces, and after the feedback we had from ‘Goodnight Princess‘ we wanted to see how far we could take it.

We knew it would be impossible to create ‘Mind My Brains, Darling!‘ with only two people, even if we did play multiple roles. So we were delighted that our family, and Alan Douglas and Josephine Hoy were willing and able to be part of the cast. Filming was hard work, but having such a wonderful crew really helped. BodyLine is probably not going to change the world, but is certainly an arrested technique and makes the videos stand out. Of course, some people hate it with a passion, but you can’t please everyone :)

Here we outline four of the advantages of BodyLine for small indie productions:

What are your thoughts on BodyLine?

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New Behind The Scenes video posted: ‘Robot Arms’

Awards, cast and crew, Indie Intertube, Season 1, Webseries

Dr Feyrer name badge from Mind My Brains, Darling!

Josephine Hoy starred as Dr Feyrer in two episodes of ‘Mind My Brains, Darling!’

We posted Behind The Scenes Part 2 video on our YouTube Channel last night which features Josephine Hoy as Dr Feyrer, and also her moonlighting with some robot arms…. And it also stars the unstoppable Becky, who was absolutely amazing as Scrubber. What a trooper!

We are trying to engage more over on YouTube so if you comment and subscribe we’ll be sure to reply and add you back. So please rate, comment and share!

It’s the last day to vote in the Indie Intertube Audience Choice Awards, and polls shut at 12 MIDNIGHT PST, so please remember to vote! We are so thrilled to be in the last 10 – can’t wait to see the results :)

Not quite Wonderflonium with Dr Feyrer

Not Quite Wonderflonium – Dr Feyrer holds the special vaccine used in Episode 6!

We’ll be releasing another BTS video next week, so stay tuned for that!

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Hanging out on Google+

cast and crew, Webseries

when Higlet met Efehan

Last night we did a Hang Out on Google+ and it was full of fun, laughter and good times. Efehan had suggested we meet up since we had never spoken directly before and he wanted to try out the Hang Out capabilities of Google+. Even though we have known each other for years and he very graciously and magnificently created the animated intro to ‘Mind My Brains, Darling!’, we had never talked to each other. Welcome to the brave new world :)

After a few technical hitches (for some reason the Hanging Out using Chrome just didn’t work) we were soon in business. I think the strangest thing about it was how strange it wasn’t. We were old friends catching up with the added bonus of being able to see each other. Awesome. Once we made the Hang Out public we were soon joined by Josephine Hoy (the magnificent Dr Feyrer), Louis Gray* and Megan Lynch (musician and creator of the wonderful ‘Songs The Brothers Warner Taught Me‘).

Efehan Joey Louis Higlet and Megan Hang Out

It was brilliant to talk to people, and when more people joined in it turned into an online party with people talking on camera and chatting in the group chat, too.

Aaron Chris Doug Efehan Joey Majid Higlet Rob Hanging Out

Many of the people, like Aaron Trahan (who was one of our wonderful voiceover winners) and Doug Luberts (who is behind the exciting new I knew from The Guild, and others like Chris A Kim, David Hillman and Rob Michael I knew from Friendfeed (where I also first met Josephine, Megan and Louis). Some people popped in just to say hi, others stayed most of the time we were talking. It was good times.

Aaron Chris Doug Efehan Joey Higlet and Rob Hangout

You can even see who was there afterwards because Google+ gives you a summary :) If you’ve never tried a Hang Out I’d recommend it – and make sure you invite me!

Awesome Hangout People:

* Louis Gray is hard to describe but ‘international man of social media‘ is one of those ways. He is also a pretty good singer. And apparently he works for Google now. #SUWGOMH

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