Colony Bay TV

Pondering Premieres and Performance

May 10, 2012 by James Riley

Premiere Well, you should have been there. The episode three premiere was epic, complete with an audience that ooohed, ahhhed and chuckled at all the right places. My daughter sat next to one fan who was literally leaning forward in her seat, anxious for the lives and fortunes of our heroes. That’s the way it […]

The Color of Courage, New Hampshire

April 25, 2012 by James Riley

Color Adjusting and the Period Film Experience Keep in mind, I know just enough about this topic to be dangerous, and if you have ever argued, as a family, about the proper color adjustment of the television set, you have an idea how volatile this issue can be, but the bottom line is that almost […]

The Photoshop Syndrome

April 15, 2012 by James Riley

Three weeks. That’s a big break in the production blog, and it has to do with, well, production. We’re working hard to bring in the next episode by the first week in May. On that front, there are a few cuts and transitions we’re still debating, but it’s pretty much a matter of color and […]

Episode #3 Stills

March 25, 2012 by James Riley

All gathered together in one place, about 106 stills (more or less) from episode three, now in post-production.

The Gaspee

March 10, 2012 by James Riley

Okay, I’ve had a prize possession on my shelf for sometime, and I’ve been meaning to scan and upload it.   It’s an 1845 pamphlet of some 56 pages, with very small type, outlining the events surrounding the destruction of the Gaspee revenue schooner in 1772.   Enjoy. Here it is..

Pitch Package

March 9, 2012 by James Riley

We’re working on what they call a “pitch package,” which showcases the series for the media and potential broadcast partners.   We thought those of you interested in our project, might like to take a peek.  Lots of character bios, back-stories and historical background.. SYNOPSIS Tavern keeper and justice of the peace Silas Rhodes (James […]

Is Courage the American Revolution ‘Downton Abbey?’

March 2, 2012 by James Riley

..An appeal from Jim Riley, Creator of Courage, New Hampshire If Facebook is any guide, we are getting new fans every day from every walk of life, from every corner of the world.   As a long time lover of American history, I was very tickled to get this email from a resident of that […]

Day #5 of the Shoot

March 1, 2012 by James Riley

Okay, for Colony Bay Members only, some great stills from Day #5 of the shoot:

Mask Bloopers with Abby and Molly

February 25, 2012 by James Riley

VIDEO:  Okay, for Colony Bay Members only:  the perils of removing the mask..

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