BEHIND THE SCENES
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In Wheatland, north of Sacramento, CA. With a wonderfully detailed, handmade prop metal detector made by Keith Richardson.
Director of Photography
Watching Mandy on the monitor while filming the Skype scene
Relaxing between takes at the hospital
Co-Producer (& frequent Watermark Films actor) Eric Wheeler & Consultant/Body-double Jesse Cottle
Veteran Josh Hotaling chats with Director Chris King while he gets ready to ride his awesome bike for us as a body-double.
Filming the green screen version before he pitched the REAL first pitch at a Sacramento River Cats game.
On-set consultant, wife of wounded veteran Jesse Cottle
2nd Director of Photography and Camera Operator
We pulled out the Christmas decorations ... in July.
We turned Chilton Middle School into a temporary 2nd grade classroom.
Key Grip and Soundman Josh Garner
On a film set, the umbrellas are for the cameras and equipment, not the people!
Filming the first pitch and watching a Sacramento Rivercats game - on Chris & Heather's 18th anniversary!
Production and Sound Assistant Leslie Goodman
Jesse & Kelly Cottle, body double/consultants, take a break while filming at the bowling alley.
Mandy is in awe of Ryan's cinematography.