We’ve been hard at work in the editing room putting the film together and all I can say is… it’s a process…
In February we went to Arizona to film two sisters who were good friends of Bill’s in Spain in the 1960s – Shirley Toy Tung and Violet Toy. They were wonderful interviewees, gracious hosts and they both shared wonderful stories about Bill.
January and February were spent in the editing room organizing the hours upon hours of video and audio footage that we shot and recorded, scanned over 1000+ images, newspaper and magazine articles and subtitled the Spanish interviews (thanks Jorge!)
March and April were spent on the rough cut and refining the film. I now understand why it takes years for some documentaries to reach the finish line, but unfortunately we don’t have that luxury.
We’re still aiming to submit El Chino to some upcoming film festivals whose summer deadlines are fast approaching. We will keep you all up to date with our progress.
Thank you all for your continued support and interest in El Chino!
Go El Chino!!