Carylanna's Presented at Real/Fake Science!
Coloring ANYA: Guest Post by Mike Nuget
ANYA co-creator, anthropologist Carylanna Taylor, will be presenting her latest research at the 6th edition of Real/Fake Science. Join us January 18 at 7pm in Brooklyn’s Pine Box Rock Shop. Tickets are available through the New York Skeptics Society.
In this guest post, ANYA’s amazing colorist, Mike Nuget (MayDay Post), shares how he brought out the feel of living in New York’s neighborhoods. With before and after stills from the film.
The "Narval" Backstory
Giving a talk at the American Anthropological Association meetings in San Jose, CA.
The "Narval” Language
An anthropology informed thought experiment gave the Narval their origin story.
The "Narval" Biology
Guest post by Jose Moreno-Cortes on creating ANYA’s Narval language.
Scientist on Set
Our science advisor, Dr. Ting Wu, explains how/why she lent her research to ANYA.
ANYA Colorist, Mike Nuget, presents in Amsterdam at IBC 2018 Color Day
Science advisor, Dr. Ruth McCole, shares her experiences on ANYA.
In September of 2018, ANYA colorist, Mike Nuget, was a guest speaker at IBC in Amsterdam for Filmlight. Audiences got a sneak peak of how he transformed ANYA’s raw footage into the final look of the film.
You can watch the full video of Mike’s talk on Filmlight’s Website..
We’re set to film the lab scenes at Andreas Pfenning’s CMU genetics lab.
1st Acting Job for Retired Veterinarian
Rehearsals started for ANYA!
Meet Rafael Sosa as “The Narval Elder”
Two weeks prior to production, we held open casting calls at the Centro Cultural Barco de Papel in Jackson Heights, Queens. The Spanish language bookstore and cultural center helped get the word out and complete camera tests with 46 local Latinos and Latinas, many of whom appear in the film.