*Rory Koff- NUFAN & Friends It’s been a few months since our last blog post and we are eager to update everyone with what’s happening with the documentary. The past few months have been exhausting to say the least and we still have more work ahead of us, but we are close to the finish line. We had an amazing time in San Francisco at the Fat Wreck Chords 25th Anniversary. The “A Fat Wreck” film crew were given photo/ video passes for the weekend and we spent every minute of th
Hey, everyone – A Fat Wreck Head Writer Greg Pratt here. It’s been amazing watching all the enthusiastic talk out there about our movie, and it’s made me think a lot about what the role of the record label is, and why they’re important (make no mistake: they are), so I thought I’d scribble down a few words on the matter. When Fat Wreck Chords was getting started, I was a young fella who was living in a small town and diving head-first into independent music, mainly punk rock.
My initial post was going to be about Lagwagon’s newest studio album “Hang”, but it got me thinking. I was sitting there listening to the new tracks from the album, getting just as stoked as the first time I heard them (early this year, we conducted our Lagwagon interviews during their recording session for the new album and we were fortunate enough to hear a few tracks off the new record.) The newest offering reinvigorated me and reminded me of skipping class in high school
We are extremely excited for our very own Justin Wilson, Co-Producer, Director of Photography, and FIlm Consultant for A Fat Wreck. His latest film was released on itunes this past week and was met with great success. For those of you unaware of the punk rock doc world, a movie called Filmage: The Story of Descendents/All was released last week. It managed to break the top 3 music documentaries on itunes making it one of punk rocks biggest movies. When I first met Justin, I'l
Happy Anniversary!! Hello Fatty Fat Fat Fats, Can you believe we are here!? It’s been one year since we officially announced A Fat Wreck. To be honest, it took us by surprise that we were approaching the year mark. Being so close to the project we forget that there is an audience just as eager to watch what me make, as we are. We are honest Fat Wreck Chords fans that had an idea to make a doc about one of our favorite labels and here we are a year later; this film has exceede
Here we are again this week!! It’s been a very exciting time for us over here at A Fat Wreck lately. We are excited to begin gearing up production on all the orders we have received from the Indiegogo, we have begun solidifying our interviews for Punk Rock Bowling in Las Vegas at the end of May, and we are currently getting our gear list up to par. Rather than discuss a simple gear log, I wanted to talk a little more about our set up and approach to our teams filmmaking proce
Hello everyone!! Welcome to the official production blog for A Fat Wreck. This will be the first of many more updates to come. We will be keeping you up to date on all projects and tasks relatedto the film; from the production aspects and gear lists, to in depth details of the perks and artwork, the status’ of your orders, and even about the upcoming interviews. If you have anyquestions pertaining to the film or the production, feel free to comment or send us an email, and we