June 2019

What are Anna Camp, Steven Strait and Joe Lo Truglio up to now?


It’s been almost a year since we filmed Here Awhile in Portland, Oregon. But the stars have hardly taken it easy since we wrapped. Anna Camp, Steven Strait and Joe Lo Truglio have kept busy with so many cool projects it is hard to fit them all into one blog post. But, we’ll try to anyway. 👌😁 What Anna Camp is up to in 2019 Anna continues to get bigger and bigger! If you haven’t seen it yet, check out Egg, a fun comedy that came out in early 2019. It is currently available on Hulu, and worth the watch for any Anna Camp fan. While we’ve been busy in post production on Here Awhile, Anna has gone on to co-star in the NBC pilot Perfect Harmony, which was later picked up for a whole season that will film soon. She’s also continued her streak of big roles in feature length comedies. We have Lovebirds, The Wedding Year, and Desperados to look forward to. And in addition to all of that, none of us can wait for Pitch Perfect 4 - tell them to hurry up already! Right? You can follow Anna directly on Instagram.  What Steven Strait up [...]

What are Anna Camp, Steven Strait and Joe Lo Truglio up to now?2019-06-21T00:10:17+00:00

Behind the Movie Name Here Awhile


After reading Csaba’s first draft of the film, I was immediately on board. He had a moving story, great characters, heart-wrenching moments, and yes - he had a title.  Anna. It was no-nonsense, easy to remember, and the name of the central character. There was never really any question about the name. Sure, when producers, Alyssa Roehrenbeck and Deborah Lee Smith joined us, they made a point to remind us that there are all sorts of reasons we may need to change the title, but we gave it zero energy. We had enough on our plate just trying to make the film. It wasn't until many months later that the name Here Awhile would come into play. Here's how and why. The Name Here Awhile Came During Post-Production Flash forward to late summer, production had wrapped, and we were deep into post production. For the four of us, that meant eating, drinking, and sleeping the movie. When you’re in post, particularly the early phases, the brain never really takes a rest from working on the project. When I wasn’t actively watching scenes and working with Michael Ward (Editor) or Mark Orton (Composer) I’d be burrowed deep inside my head [...]

Behind the Movie Name Here Awhile2019-06-12T17:34:48+00:00