Tag: andrew comstock

Meet the Beat Down Boogie Crew

Posted on September 25th, by Micah Moore in behind the scenes, Modern War Gear Solid.

Hey everyone, while we’re busy shooting MWGS Part 3, I thought I’d introduce the crew responsible for all this craziness. In the coming months they’ll be posting tips, tutorials, and anecdotes on guerrilla film making.

Micah started out as a DJ in high school, and released a couple dance music records during his college years. Realizing giant pants wouldn’t be cool forever, Micah shifted his focus to film making. His first popular internet series was “NVP: Read the rest


Posted on September 2nd, by admin in Modern War Gear Solid, Short Film.

Once again we just want to give quick thanks to the blogs that have been showing this series love. It’s very cool because we were fans of many of these blogs way before the series.

Kotaku, an awesome site for the latest video game news and interviews.
Destructoid, an awesome site for game news and entertaining opinions.
Giant Bomb, another great gaming news site, and a fan-favorite.
Go Nintendo, not just nintendo news, always a good … Read the rest

How to Make Breakaway Plates for Fight Scenes

Posted on August 17th, by admin in behind the scenes, filmmaking tips, tutorials.

Hey, guys.

Here’s a fun new way to break stuff over your friends’ heads (at your own risk, of course)! We first made sugar glass plates for a restaurant fight scene in our feature film, Dogs of Chinatown. They were sticky, messy, and took a long time to make. So our resident mad scientist Andrew Comstock came up with the idea to use plaster of paris. Now our breakaway plates are crisp and clean, easy to paint, and are much … Read the rest

Modern War Gear Solid – Deleted Scenes – Part 1 and 2

Posted on August 4th, by admin in behind the scenes, Modern War Gear Solid.

As a special thanks to fans of Modern War Gear Solid, we’ve put up outtakes and deleted scenes from Parts 1 and 2. Thanks for your enthusiasm and awesome comments. We look forward to your reaction to MWGS Part 3.

We started Beat Down Boogie to get back to our roots as guerrilla filmmakers. We wanted to create a community where fans and filmmakers interact more with one another, instead of being obstructed by corporate middlemen.

We also wanted to … Read the rest

Welcome to Beat Down Boogie

Posted on June 30th, by admin in behind the scenes.

We’re making a movie!

But it’s more than just a movieā€¦.

Beat Down Boogie encompasses the spirit of do-it-yourself film-making.
A new era of technology and self-distribution is on the horizon and we’re exploring it!

From start to finish we’ll be sharing our experiences. Follow us as we test new equipment, start pre-production, create key art, explore distribution possibilities, book theatrical runs, etc. Our audience and fellow indie filmmakers will be able … Read the rest