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This journal was written by Joseph Pierson as a chronicle of his personal experiences as director during the making of the independent feature film EvenHand. All references to specific persons (including cast and crew), places and incidents should be considered within that subjective context and be regarded solely as the opinion of the author. Several names have been changed or omitted to protect the innocent and to avoid unnecessary conflict with the guilty.


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PRE-PRODUCTION

8/11/99     How it All Began
9/14/99     We Shoot a Scene
10/27/99   A Learning Experience
2/10/00     Casting Commences
3/13/00     What's a Nuyorican Poet?
4/14/00     Y'all are Going to Love San Antonio
5/23/00     Why Does the Damn Start Date Keep Changing?
8/02/00     Better Than a Sharp Stick in the Eye
10/13/00   A Greenlight! A Push!
10/23/00   Cinema Purité
12/07/00   Back on Track
12/26/00   Woody Allen University
1/12/01     Wong's Grocery
1/20/01     The Crack House
1/21/01     Let it Be
1/31/01     Carol
2/06/01     Fidencio Constantino
2/13/01     Anatomy of a Patch
2/25/01     SAPD Reflections
3/02/01     The Crush
3/04/01     Party Hard at Logsville Lodge

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PRODUCTION

DAY 1    3/05/01    The Day From Hell
DAY 2    3/06/01    A Mess of Cops & a Dash of Mather
DAY 3    3/07/01    Carla & Victor's Happy Home
DAY 4    3/08/01    Blood, Swat & Tears
DAY 5    3/09/01    A Day with The Coach
DAY 6    3/12/01    More Fun with Carla & Victor
DAY 7    3/13/01    Mather Madness
DAY 8    3/14/01    A Good Plan
DAY 9    3/15/01    The Hustle
DAY 10   3/16/01    The Damn Genny
DAY 11   3/19/01    I Can Have a Brick if I Want it!
DAY 12   3/20/01    Bikers Buy Beer
DAY 13   3/21/01    Io Rocks
DAY 14   3/22/01    Sweeny Glass Breakers, Sparkle Balls & Blanks
DAY 15   3/23/01    Montage & Eyemo
DAY 16   3/26/01    Toby Bolts (The Pig Stand)
DAY 17   3/27/01    A Rough Start
DAY 18   3/28/01    A Boy with a Gun & a Funny Old Guy
DAY 19   3/29/01    "Snorting the Powder"
DAY 20   3/30/01    My Favorite Scene, Part II
DAY 21   3/31/01    Just Cruising Around
DAY 22   4/02/01    Toby Goes Home for Christmas
DAY 23   4/03/01    Cake and Ducks
DAY 24   4/04/01    The Last Dance  SPOILER ALERT: gives away the end!
DAY 25   4/05/01    Belligerent Man Again
DAY 26   4/06/01    "Morning! He's got my gun!" 
             4/07/01    Lovisa & Cosmo 4 Ever

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POST PRODUCTION

4/08/01    Shootin' & Drinkin'
7/01/01    The Roof Girls
9/10/01    A Bunch of Little File Cards
9/12/01    Yesterday (9/11/01)
9/25/01    Two Weeks Ago Today
11/12/01  Ground Zero
11/21/01  The Kids: October Musings
2/05/02    Oh Yeah, Happy New Year
2/26/02    Every Boy's Dream
3/15/02    Close to a Lock
5/23/02   The Score Takes Shape
5/31/02    Doughty Calling
6/03/02    Oh Canada
7/16/02    Blood in Bloody Action
8/04/02    Intermission
8/28/02    Festival Premiere. Dude.
9/01/02    Opinions are like...
9/11/02
10/16/02   Gearing Up
11/04/02   FAT COP
11/22/02   I Got Sea Monkeys
11/26/02   Bucking the Trend
12/16/02   A Dram of Single Malt
2/25/03     Goin' Back to Texas
3/17/03     Got Teeth? Got Tunes.
5/01/03     The Lost City of New York
5/23/03     Tribeca Fun & Fan Mail
6/17/03     Festival Trifecta -- And an Award
8/31/03     Farrah and the Corn Palace
9/05/03     Welcome to Holyrood
9/10/03     Anticipating Tomorrow
9/11/03     Two Years Ago
9/12/03     Status Report
9/16/03     Le Flic Gros
9/26/03     Peace, Love & Sun Country
10/29/03   Home to San Antone
11/13/03   The 100 Club
12/11/03   Southwest Swan Song
1/31/04     DVD and Beyond
3/04/04     Heartache, Credit Card Debt, Fake Indies & Spite
3/18/04     On to the Continent
6/01/04     Munich, Escalate & Boilerplates
8/02/04     LÖSCHWASSEREINSPEISUNG
9/11/04     Nine Eleven: A Memoir by William McGowan
9/23/04     Okay, I Lied
12/15/04    Holly Happidays! by Matthew Jansky
1/12/05     The Theft by Frank Longoria
2/18/05     Curtains for All of Us
3/27/05     Orange You Glad I Didn't Say Saffron?
6/01/05     Novelty Shops and Spoons
7/30/05     Planet of the Tapes
8/22/05     DVD Extravaganza
9/11/05     Four Years Later
9/30/05     Infante by Frank Longoria
11/21/05   Thank Goodness for Hockey by Matthew Jansky
12/26/05   Police Harassment
1/09/06     George Moss
7/11/06     Epiphany by Frank Longoria
8/07/06     The Nervous Man by Joy Vyoral
9/11/06     To Never Forget by Kevin Boyle
11/16/06    Ride Along
11/16/06    Wrylys with Maddog by Tim Bohn
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