The Ending (S1E5)

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Episode 5 was one of the craziest shoots we’ve ever done. It started well, though. J. Grace Pennington, who wrote the episode, was able to come out and help on the set, which was great fun. We even put her to work as a script and slate wrangler. Continue reading

The Plot Dare (S1EB)

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Things weren’t too crazy on this episode. We had a little bit of an exciting moment when the log Rebekah Shafer (Bree) was sitting on turned out to be pretty wobbly. A declaration was made by the director that nobody was allowed to stand on the log. And then later he forgot and stood on it. Continue reading

Plot Prompts (S1E3)

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Half the fun with this one was reading the writing prompts Rebekah Shafer (Production designer and Bree) came up with to go in the Writer’s jar. There were crazy things in there like “Walk to the sun.” (A reference Continue reading

The Trap (S1E2)

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This was actually the very last episode that we shot. It ended up taking us until the last minute to find a wall that would work for the episode. We literally scouted the location in the morning and came back to shoot in the afternoon. And then we forgot the microphone and had to send somebody back for it. Continue reading

Once Upon a Time (S1E1)

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One of the most hilarious things that happened while shooting this episode was when the cast spontaneously started singing the flower song from Tangled during the shooting of latter half of the episode. Almost every take ended with the flower being held up and sung to. Continue reading