October 28th, 2004—Cleveland Premiere of All That You Love… Q&A with actors and directors to follow. Cedar Lee Cinema. 7 and 8:30PM.
September 25th, 2004—Having just completed post-production at Telstar in Akron, All That You Love… premieres at the 1st Annual Dollar Baby Film Fest at the University of Maine, Orono. It goes over well, and my mom says it’s the best thing I’ve ever filmed…way better than Aunt Marsha’s wedding.
July 3rd, 2004—Mike Bratt finishes the original orchestral score.
April 19th, 2004—Principal photography begins at the Casa Del Rio Mexican Restaurant in North Ridgeville, Ohio. For the next 5 days, we film in the communities of Lodi, Kent, and Lakewood.
April 2nd, 2004—We somehow convinced Harvey Pekar (American Splendor) to appear as the hotel clerk in All That You Love… We’ve arranged to pick him up, so that he can’t leave once he’s on set.
March 30, 2004—Drive-in movie savior and all-around cool guy Joe Bob Briggs aggrees to play Alfie Zimmer in this short film.
August 19th, 2003—Received permission from Stephen King to film my adaptation of his short story, All That You Love Will Be Carried Away. Have already started using the line “I’m directing a King movie” to pick up chicks in bars.