If this blog were a feature film, you’d be the audience. I’d be the multi-tasking, sleep-deprived, living-in-his-van, independent filmmaker with coffee breath, I suppose.
But a decent production needs so much more than you and me. It needs supporters, producers, and specialists.
Looking Closer is a blog I produce in my “spare time.” (I work full-time elsewhere, and I’m earning an MFA in Creative Writing on the side.) I need help to make it happen. And some of you are providing extraordinary support through donations to the cause.
You deserve creidt. So I’m thanking you in two different ways:
1. Those who make a contribution of $25 or more will become members of a private Facebook group called Looking Closer Specialists. These folks get previews up upcoming blog posts, posts-in-progress, and even certain Facebook posts; they can participate in chats that might eventually be published (with their permission) on the blog; and they will get to help me brainstorm improvements and innovations for the Looking Closer 3.0. which I hope to launch in the next 6 months. And more.
2. All contributors deserve credit. So everyone who donates gets their name listed below in The Opening Credits. Most contributors are credited here as crew members. Those who contribute substantially — $75 or more — are credited as cast members, producers, or co-directors.
Want to add your name to the list?
Want to add some charge to the Looking Closer battery so that this electric car can keep moving?
Looking Closer with Jeffrey Overstreet
Written and Directed by Jeffrey Overstreet
Produced by Julie Silander and Benjamin Bronsink
Robert Denst as Bob the Firefighting Poet
Scott R. Tennant as Wes Thomas Malick
Location Scout – Andrew Caldwell
Foley Artist – Winston Chow
Orchestrator – Evan Cogswell
Hair Stylist – Peggy Harris
Colorist – Laure Hittle
Titles – Daniel Melville Jones
Computer Graphics Artist – Anna Lee Lonnevik
Still Photographer – Rosie Perrera
Rabbit Wrangler – Cynda Pierce
Focus Puller – Martin Stillion
Music Producer – Kerry Stubbs
Director of Photography – Joseph Susanka
Makeup Artist – Niels Vandereyken
Art Department – Dawn Wheat
Music Conductor and Choral Director – Joshua Wilson
Script Wreder – Clint Wrede
Special thanks to Anonymous.
No animals, artists, or bloggers were harmed in the production of this website.