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  • Gary Austin, who plays the doctor, founded the Groundlings Theater Improv Group.

  • Danvir Singh, who likes to be called ‘Jimmy’, is a badass D.J.

  • Deceased DP: Bobby Morrison, appeared as an orb, over DP: Alberto De Coste Calla’s light meter, in the hallway of the Wyatt opening scene. With a photograph in the shot (hanging on the wall) of Bobby holding a light meter up to take a reading, that appears in the direction of Alberto standing in the hallway, under the stairs.

  • The “Glass House” location property is owned and was built by Guggenheim photographer: Catherine Opie.

  • Alberto shot his thesis in Three Rivers so was familiar with the area when someone sent him info regarding Wendi’s posting on internet boards seeking a cinematographer. Wendi and Alberto later discovered, some of Alberto’s group had stayed where TIND shot the horse and dance footage, bringing things full circle when they realized they had seen each other in passing during that period, at the Kaweah Horse & River Ranch.

  • Michael Lee Springer is John Muir’s doppelganger.

  • Drew O’Donnell is an incredibly nice, and extremely funny guy. 

  • Monica Hankins is an incredibly talented costume designer.

  • Painter Denise Monaghan is married to Charlie Kaufman.

  • Michael Jost played guitar in Wendi Morrison’s Mercury 5 which had some airplay both Nationally and Internationally.

  • We made this film in 5 days with 9 people and 10k.

  • We shot one take for each set up, with a mid or long shot also available…usually.

  • Only a boom mic was used for sound capture.

  • We enjoyed Vegetarian catering.

  • The weather was freezing; temps dropped to 29 degrees during our night shoots.

  • White rabbit, John Lennon is resident of Pixie’s Place at OrangeRay, a non profit animal sanctuary founded by Wendi & Keith.  Rescued with a chronic bacteria infection threatening his back feet, John requires daily care to keep the infection from flaring up, which it does often. His back legs are permanently handicapped due to the severity. Amputation is the only cure, which we are not willing to do as long as we can manage it with antibiotics, homeopathics, and energy medicine.

  • Environmental Biologist, Sustainability Advisor, and AZU Professor Emeritus: Dr. Guy McPherson provides the voice of the alien.

  • Missy Hill has a paranormal internet radio show called Galactic Earth Fusion.

  • Tim Piper has been performing as John Lennon for most of his adult life. He is also the “official” John Lennon impersonator.

  • Gary Austin’s favorite beer is Widmer Hefeweizen: “Hefe” w/Meyer Lemons.

  • Joe “the Drummer” Parisi, is a real entertainer who resides in Three Rivers.

  • The scenes around the fire with each character conversing with the doctor, were improvised, along with the scene in the car driving, and stopped at the John Muir wood carved statue.

  • Executive Producer Brent Bolthouse's company: Bolthouse Productions, was featured on TV show "The Hills".

  • "This is not dying" was named after the experimental Lennon & McCartney song "Tomorrow Never Knows" from the Revolver album.