It’s our last day of Pre Production! To celebrate, here’s a sneak peek of Varrick from our camera test yesterday.
Want to come and be a part of the Wasteland?
We need extras on Tuesday the 29th of April and Monday the 12th of May.
We’re looking for both males and females with natural hair colour and require a range of ages from children through to adults.
To apply, send us an email at email@example.com with the subject heading EXTRAS CALL and include your full name, contact phone number, a recent photo yourself, your age, and the day(s) you’re available (please note you must be available for the whole day).
Also note that you’ll need to provide your own transport around the Adelaide area and anyone under 18 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian on set at all times.
Meet the Helm Clan. You’ll be seeing much more of them shortly.
From top left: Charles Mayer (Havero), Aaron Cartright (Cohen), Craig Behenna (Marcellus), Julie Wood (Rayne) Brendan Rock (Nazeer), David Rock (Holt), Hjálmar Svenna (Elliot), Delana Carbone (Torin) and Nigel Tripodi (Jake).
Week 2 of Pre Production has started! Over the coming week we’ll be introducing you to our new cast. Here’s who you’ll meet from the Tribe of Legion: John Doherty (Legion Official) Holly Brindley (Mae) and Mara Koutsouridis (Uraila).
#TBT Shooting the previous episodes up north. Were we ever so young?
It’s been a big couple of week’s on Wastelander Panda. We’ve now officially started pre-production and the shoot is only a few weeks away!
Last week, we set off on a bunch of location recces across the Adelaide area. This time around, we’re aiming to keep as much of the shoot as close to the city as possible to save time and money. We’ve got a lot to cram in and not a lot of time to do it in.
First stop was another trip to Second Valley, a great spot off the coast that we’re hoping will stand in for a wasteland fishing village.
It might look like Viv’s taking a selfie, but he’s actually doing really important cinematography things.
Then it was off to an abandoned mine. A slice of the wasteland close to the city.
(Director for scale)
We also went back to one of our previous locations in Port Adelaide, which we’re keen to use again (just in a different part). We also took a trip down below some of the other old buildings around the Port, which was frankly, terrifying.
Spot the DOP
On Monday, we officially started pre-production! We’ve all moved down to a studio space so we can keep Production, Costume and Art departments close together.
For the rest of this week we’ll mostly be scheduling the shoot and having heaps of meetings to make sure everything’s ready to go by the time we roll.
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It’s happening. Today is our first day of pre-production on six new episodes of Wastelander Panda! Get excited for more updates and pics from pre as we gear up for our shoot in April.