Episode 3 of Wave saw us bringing a live band to play in what was actually the lunch room at Hamilton High School. We suspended LED panel lights from the ceiling using scissor clamps, and shot Kino Divas in from the side. Our lead actor, Noah Watts, is a fantastic guitar player (check out his band, Nickles & Bones), so he bought the stringed instruments for the girls to pretend to play. Though I’m nowhere near as accomplished as a musician, the drums were mine.
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