MindScans Captain Takes a Dive

Ben Chiu, Producer/Writer/Director of Alliance Digital Studios’ production. MindScans badly twisted his ankle earlier this week. Unexpectedly dropping two stair steps caused the injury pictured below.

Ben said, ‘the bright side is my wife laughed hysterically at my unexpected Cosmo Kramer impression. I don’t think I’ve seen her laugh that hard in a long time!’

Production is expected to continue.

Trailer Houses Feeling the Effect of Budget Cuts

Downturns in the economy usually propagates a boom in the movie business. What we see here are signs of course corrections away from the excesses of years past. The good news is highly-efficient production companies like Alliance Digital Studios will be able to compete closer on this front than ever would have been possible in the past.


‘Star Trek’ hits mother lode: almost $3 million above estimate

Turns out moms might like “Star Trek” after all.

Final box-office tallies for the weekend show that the J.J. Abrams-directed sci-fi reboot made $75.2 million, $2.7 million more than Paramount Pictures had estimated, thanks to a stronger-than-expected showing on Mother’s Day. https://latimesblogs.latimes.com/entertainmentnewsbuzz/2009/05/turns-out-moms-might-like-star-trek-after-all–final-box-office-tallies-for-the-weekend-show-that-the-jj-abrams-dire.html