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‘The Making of a Dream’ Episode 20: Moving

At this point in the project, I really hoped I would be further along.

My pre-production goal was to have a completed animatic of Dream Factory by now. This is one of the few times I did not achieve my goal.

In the middle of pre-production and other ongoing productions, we decided to sell our house and move. The extraordinary amount of work it takes to prep a home to sell it, while still living in it, has put me behind schedule.

In the issue, I talk about what’s going on with Dream Factory…and unfortunately, what isn’t going on.

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Mark Simon is a story artist and director with over 4,000 production credits, including 44 features. You can find his storyboard samples online at  He can be reached at (link sends e-mail).