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This film finally has a due date!

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After a long, long time of waiting and pushing and waiting and trying and waiting, well, this movie has a due date. On November 4 you'll be able to purchase ONE MORE SHOT from your favorite online outlets as long as those online outlets are iTunes, Amazon, and Vimeo. You'll even be able to pre-order on iTunes as of October 25. 

We'll be sharing links and reminding you to spread this info to the rest of the world as we get closer to the launch date. We need your help to get this info out. Thanks for all your support. We can't wait to share this film that we've spent LITERALLY YEARS working on.

Love,

Team OMS

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People Get Ready

Hey team! Good news here from Team ONE MORE SHOT. We're approaching the finish line (or starting line depending on if you made the movie or want to watch it) with the film. This fall you'll be able to purchase, rent, watch, screen, enjoy, and cry with ONE MORE SHOT on several platforms, including iTunes and Amazon. The push to distribute our film has been a long one. It's been exciting at times, frustrating in places, but through it all we've been confident that one way or another we'd have a way to share our labor of love with the world.

So in October (we're aiming for the 15th but don't quote me just yet) the film will be available throughout the world. I was thinking of holding back on info until we 100% finalized our drop date but now that things are coming together I want to let you know as much news as I can, as I get it. Not having a final distribution window has been tough because it means we've had to delay marketing and our social push to get out more word about the film. So now that we've nailed it down to a couple weeks we are beginning to ramp up chatter about the project. Once we confirm that date, though, we're going to blast the world with all things ONE MORE SHOT. And we'll need your help! Tell your friends, your family, your social and social media circles. Don't let anybody tell you that you can't make things happen with a small, but focused community. YOU ARE AN INFLUENCER. You can help spread the word. The way to get indie films out there is word of mouth. And with your help we'll have a lot of mouths!

Stay close and we'll keep you up to date on everything. Get excited!

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ONE MORE SHOT screening in Seattle

Hello! This is a screening alert. On April 2 we will be up in the Pacific Northwest and throwing an exclusive private screening of ONE MORE SHOT at SIFF in Seattle. We're humbled and proud to be a part of the kickoff weekend of The ART of Infertility in Seattle. So tell your friends, tell your neighbors, and come on down and watch this film we worked so hard on. And bring a tissue. A Q&A session will take place following the film.  Click on the link for ticket info. Do it!

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ONE MORE Talk

Thanks for stopping by. You can now see all the latest episodes of ONE MORE Talk on the main film page here on the website (right below that lovely trailer). You'll get insight from the filmmakers about making the film, the importance of the topics and issues, and unique insight in how challenging it can be to make a film you're in when you're the main characters.

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Friendship vs. Filmmaker

Check out the first in a series of talks with the filmmakers from ONE MORE SHOT. We call it ONE MORE Talk. Get it?! Learn more about what it took to put this film together and the challenges of making a film on a micro budget in difficult personal circumstances. So check these out and if you haven't already, please join the mailing list as we'll have exclusive clips just for subscribers.

In episode 1, producer/DP/friend Gabriel Peters-Lazaro talks about the challenges and benefits of being behind the camera during some of the most intense moments of Maya and Noah's life and how their friendship played a role.

 

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I'm finished.

Current mood.

The movie's done. Wrapped. In the can. Fin. Let's crack a beer, trade high fives, and take a breath.

The end of a project often brings with it a mix of emotions. I'm a freelance producer so I reach the end of a project a couple times a year. On my last day of a project I usually end up playing an old favorite song and screaming it at the top of my lungs as I drive out of the parking lot. Last night I picked up a drive with the final copy of ONE MORE SHOT on it. I played - no surprise - "Alive" by Pearl Jam (a live version from a show I saw with my brother back in 2000). Volume up, windows down, screaming a 25+ year old song into the Hollywood night. And it felt great.

So after taking a moment to enjoy finishing the film, I'm now on to what's next. And here's what that looks like: we've partnered with Preferred Content to help us try to sell this bad boy. They specialize in finding good homes and partners for documentaries. They're awesome. Up first, we're going to try to get this bad boy into some festivals and have it get in front of some eye balls and hopefully somebody will want to buy it and distribute it. I'll let you know if we end up in some awesome festival or not and if that turns into anything. Bottom line, though, you're going to be able to see this some how, some way in the near future. Maybe it'll be on a major network and we'll get billboards along Hollywood Blvd and blah blah blah pie in the sky stuff. Or maybe I'll end up putting it on Vimeo or iTunes and it'll be there, in the world, whenever people are ready for it. Whatever happens, I'll just be glad people will be able to watch this.

I'm so proud of our team. We made a movie! A small one but it's still a real movie (whatever that means). And we had a small team. Like very small. As in we wouldn't have enough people to field a company softball team. And if we had a company basketball team we'd have a very shallow bench. Small team. But everybody worked their asses off. Everybody on this production is a professional. And they all did this project for much, much less than they normally get paid. Some of them even worked for free. For years. These are good people and I'm endlessly thankful and grateful for the work, hours, and brain power they put into this thing. 

That's it for now. I'll get into everything a little deeper for our friends on the mailing list. If you haven't signed up, you can do it here. Do it. Thanks for keeping tabs on us. We'll be rolling out some other goodies in the coming days so stay close.

n

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Update! Audio mix edition

Good morning!  I don't have anything major to report. Right now we are doing the first audio review at Ugo Sound in Culver City. They do a lot of docs and indie films. This is where we review the film and discuss how to sweeten the sound and make it really pretty. You'd think by now I would be tired of watching the movie but I still laugh at the same spots and get sad and frustrated at the same moments. It's also interesting to see what the audio engineer reacts to. The "fart on the couch" still plays!

Anyway, here's a picture of my notebook because apparently social media posts get more hits if there's a photo and I can't really give you a good pic of "audio". 

@onemoreshotdoc #bulletproof #easystreetrecords

@onemoreshotdoc #bulletproof #easystreetrecords

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We are so close to finishing this #indiefilm that it makes me sick to my stomach

Current view.

Current view.

Hello!

This is my current view. This morning I got up early and drove over to Hollywood to begin the online and color review process at a place called Chainsaw (they do everything from Amazing Race to Game of Thrones). Remember a year ago when I was telling you that we were doing a crowdfunding campaign because we wanted this project to look professional? Well that's color correct. And that's today.

I got a little emotional on the drive over here today (no, there's just something in my eye). I'm excited, I'm terrified, I'm inspired, and I'm exhausted. I'll send another update soon with thoughts on this whole thing but I wanted to send you this picture right now, Friday morning, a year after the Indiegogo campaign, four years after we started shooting this thing.

Talk soon,

noah

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Finishing an #indiefilm is like giving birth to a baby

We are so close. It's at that point where you've spent so much time and effort and energy in a project that you take a step back and ask yourself, "Is this it? Did I forget anything? Did I forget everything?"  

Last weekend, we grabbed a couple friends and borrowed a theatre at the local film school and watched down the current cut of ONE MORE SHOT. I wouldn't even call it a proper screening, just a watch down on a really big screen. It was equal parts elating and horrifying. I was so excited to finally see the film on a big screen. It gave it such a feeling of legitimacy. This is real! The fact that we invited a couple people who didn't know the whole story or any of the story terrified me a little but it was great to see honest reactions. And to my joy and (slight) surprise, everybody laughed at the right spots, they cried in the right places (people cried!), and they connected with the film. 

This week we will finish the edit and then move on to the final color correct and audio mix. It's so exciting. I'm exhausted and sick and starting a new job. But man I'm stoked for this thing to reach the end and I can't wait to begin the next act of this saga and share it with people through festivals and screenings and eventually, hopefully, full-on distribution. So stay close. The end is near but it's feels like the beginning of something. 

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