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Joseph Scarbrough launched what he called "The Scarblog" as a way of cataloging his work over the years, as well as going into greater detail of things on his mind (known as "Unfinished Thoughts").

Monday, February 9, 2015


Back in September, I made the announcement on my Facebook page that I was coming out with two new short projects, one of which was my artistic short, THE WINDMILL - which was released back in October - and the other is an experimental film. You've seen THE WINDMILL, so now, here is an introductory post for my upcoming experimental film, which is entitled TECHNICOLOR DREAMS. I would also like to say that I didn't steal the title from the BeeGees' album with the same name, this is entirely coincidental.

All things considered, TECHNICOLOR DREAMS isn't an experimental film in a literal sense: I'm not experimenting with filmmaking, I'm not playing around with new and/or unfamiliar technology, nor am I playing with any kind of stylisitic editing (well, okay, actually, I am, somewhat)... in fact, this is an experimental film in the sense that this is a departure from my more traditional work in the past, such as Steve D'Monster's YouTube series. TECHNICOLOR DREAMS really does not fall into any specific genre: it's not really a comedy, it's not really a drama, it's not really a documentary, it's not really any of that, it's just a short with a story: a story that has a beginning, a middle with a situation, and an ending with a resolution.

Are you confused yet? You might be. You may be asking what, exactly, is TECHNICOLOR DREAMS about? I don't want to give away too many spoilers before it's released, but I will clarify some things up to make it a little less confusing when you do see it: this is a rare project that takes a look into my mind, from the fact that I regularly have unusual, trippy, and borderline disturbing dreams, and yet, every once in a while, it's from those kinds of dreams that a lot of my best ideas come from. In a sense, this is about my creative process.

Conceptual artwork
This film is really something I am doing on a creative whim: I honestly felt compelled to do this film, so I've been working on it for the past several months; the script has gone through a couple of drafts, puppets and props have been built, and now that other pre-production tasks have been completed, the camera is ready to roll. This is totally a personal piece.

If you're interested in seeing this, make sure you're subscribed to my YouTube channel, and keep your eyes peeled for its February 22 release date.

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