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Awesome Con is coming tomorrow! Even though Im producing the Awesome Con Documentary during the show and I’m on 4 panels and I’m gonna be at the CURLS STUDIO booth with @carolynbelefski .. Im still gonna try to instagram. maybe #awesomecondc #awesomecon #joecarabeo #dc #curlsstudio #filmmaking #documentary www.joecarabeo.com @awesomecons

Awesome Con is coming tomorrow! Even though Im producing the Awesome Con Documentary during the show and I’m on 4 panels and I’m gonna be at the CURLS STUDIO booth with @carolynbelefski .. Im still gonna try to instagram. maybe #awesomecondc #awesomecon #joecarabeo #dc #curlsstudio #filmmaking #documentary www.joecarabeo.com @awesomecons

Brian Sarvis @bsarvhpp had a good feeling about the Awesome Con documentary that we’re producing. Everyone was hustlin while bagging the Awesome Con bags. #joecarabeo #briansarvis #awesomecondc #awesomecon #documentary #filmmaking #dc #astrayproductions www.joecarabeo.com

Brian Sarvis @bsarvhpp had a good feeling about the Awesome Con documentary that we’re producing. Everyone was hustlin while bagging the Awesome Con bags. #joecarabeo #briansarvis #awesomecondc #awesomecon #documentary #filmmaking #dc #astrayproductions www.joecarabeo.com

Awesome Con is being set up!! Astray Productions is filming the Awesome Con documentary right now. Check out  Me @astrayj with Awesome Con creator Ben Penrod @awesomeconsben @awesomecons #joecarabeo #benpenrod #awesomecon #awesomecondc #comiccon #dc #documentary #astray www.astrayproductions.com photo by @bsarvhpp

Awesome Con is being set up!! Astray Productions is filming the Awesome Con documentary right now. Check out Me @astrayj with Awesome Con creator Ben Penrod @awesomeconsben @awesomecons #joecarabeo #benpenrod #awesomecon #awesomecondc #comiccon #dc #documentary #astray www.astrayproductions.com photo by @bsarvhpp

Day 1 of filming the Awesome Documentary is here!! Producer Joe Carabeo @astrayj  and Director Brian Sarvis @bsarvhpp are here before @awesomeconsben and @awesomecons. we’re ready to rock in the 28° weather. #aweaomecondc #joecarabeo #briansarvis #astrayproductions #documentary #filmmaking www.astrayproductions.com #dc

Day 1 of filming the Awesome Documentary is here!! Producer Joe Carabeo @astrayj and Director Brian Sarvis @bsarvhpp are here before @awesomeconsben and @awesomecons. we’re ready to rock in the 28° weather. #aweaomecondc #joecarabeo #briansarvis #astrayproductions #documentary #filmmaking www.astrayproductions.com #dc

LAUREN JASLOW vs THE DROPS - PREVIEWShoot in the pouring cold rain in a lake day today with @jaslow08 preview is censored everywhere but the GO ASTRAY page www.goastray.tumblr.com I’m getting ready for the 2015 Taboo Girls Calendar shoots. Can you guess the theme? Wanna shoot?www.joecarabeo.com

LAUREN JASLOW vs THE DROPS - PREVIEW

Shoot in the pouring cold rain in a lake day today with @jaslow08 preview is censored everywhere but the GO ASTRAY page www.goastray.tumblr.com I’m getting ready for the 2015 Taboo Girls Calendar shoots. Can you guess the theme?

Wanna shoot?
www.joecarabeo.com

MARIANA VS THE TUB PREVIEW

Good Morning! Thought I’d share one image from my bathtub shoot with the 2014 Miss Pin Up DC Mariana @mazbonneville before i go into Awesome Con promotion mode for Curls Studio’s appearance at Awesome Con next weekend. Enjoy. Mariana Rocks. I’ll post more after the show.

Wrapped my shoot with Mariana @mazbonneville she’s always a blast to work. stay tuned for those images. maybe might even release an image tonight before i start promoting CURLS STUDIOS appearance at Awesome Con next weekend. #joecarabeo #mariana #awesomecon #2014misspinup #photoshoot #astray #dc #nova #va #curlsstudio #photography www.joecarabeo.com

Wrapped my shoot with Mariana @mazbonneville she’s always a blast to work. stay tuned for those images. maybe might even release an image tonight before i start promoting CURLS STUDIOS appearance at Awesome Con next weekend. #joecarabeo #mariana #awesomecon #2014misspinup #photoshoot #astray #dc #nova #va #curlsstudio #photography www.joecarabeo.com

First set up done with my shoot with Mariana @mazbonneville lets see what’s next #joecarabeo #mariana #2014misspinupdc #dc #flowers #spring #water #astray

First set up done with my shoot with Mariana @mazbonneville lets see what’s next #joecarabeo #mariana #2014misspinupdc #dc #flowers #spring #water #astray

Big hair day on todays shoot with the 2014 Miss Pin Up DC Mariana @mazbonneville and we’re listening to Weezer with a bathtub. #dc #misspinupdc #joecarabeo #mariana #pinup #tattooed #inkedmodels #ink #nova #Weezer #astray

Big hair day on todays shoot with the 2014 Miss Pin Up DC Mariana @mazbonneville and we’re listening to Weezer with a bathtub. #dc #misspinupdc #joecarabeo #mariana #pinup #tattooed #inkedmodels #ink #nova #Weezer #astray

CAROLYN BELEFSKI and JOE CARABEO (CURLS STUDIO) WILL BE AT AWESOME CON!

And we’ll be doing so many things!


Repost from Carolyn Belefski’s CURLS STUDIO blog.

We hope you can join us later this month for the second edition of Awesome Con DC on April 18-20, 2014 at the DC Convention Center. Last year was super amazing and it looks like this year will blow our socks off! Curls Studio will be located at table I12 in Artist Alley. Check out the awesome map above so you’ll know where to find us.

Joe and I are scheduled to be on four/five panels, including a DC edition of The Other Side of the Table, which we’ve hosted at NYCC twice. We hope you can join us at table I12 as well the panels listed below — plus we might have some surprises up our sleeves…

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The Other Side of the Table: Lessons from Creators (Washington DC Edition)
Saturday, April 19, 2014
10:45 AM to 11:45 AM
Room 209B
Creating your product is only half the work it takes to succeed in the comics industry. What about the other half that we don’t see as clearly after the product is released to the world? This important panel will explore what it is like to be on the other side of the table, as a creator. We will discuss what it takes to exhibit at conventions, promote yourself, gain a loyal audience, and hopefully survive the life as comic book creator in today’s wild west industry – from the POV of professionals already behind the table. Moderated by filmmaker/comic writer Joe Carabeo.

Panelists: Joe Carabeo, Carolyn Belefski, Steve Conley, Matt Dembicki, Arsia Rozegar


The Carolyn and Joe Show Presents: “Back from the Dead” Lets talk with the Walking Deads’ Daniel Thomas May, Travis Love and Vincent Ward.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
2:45 PM to 3:45 PM
Room 207B
Join Carolyn and Joe as they interview and take a q&a of special AWESOME CON Walking Dead guests as they return back from the dead!

Pro Wrestling Today: The New Movement
Saturday, April 19, 2014
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Room 201
After an extremely successful Pro Wrestling Today panel held at the first ever Awesome Con, Joe Carabeo is bringing it back for round 2! What can happen in year in the Pro Wrestling world? Find out, as certain Awesome Con guests (Including DC101’s Mike Jones and Astray Productions’s Joe Carabeo) talk the talk and walk the walk about how they feel about today’s current pro wrestling product, its storylines, it’s superstars, and maybe even a surprise. Pro Wrestling fans unite, this is the panel that will make you chant YES! YES! YES!

Women in Comics
Sunday, April 20, 2014
12:45 PM to 1:45 PM
Room 209A
Comics professionals Juana Medina, Carolyn Belefski, Michael Cavna, and Teresa Roberts Logan will discuss women in cartoon-land: character sand creators, the changing world of comics, and how they make their livings with pen, paper, and a mouse or two.

Kevin Sorbo Q&A

Sunday, April 20, 2014
2:15 PM to 3:15 PM
Room 207B
Kevin Sorbo will discuss his exciting career and answer audience questions. Moderated by filmmaker/comic writer Joe Carabeo ( Thats right I’m moderating the Kevin Sorbo Panel!)

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HOPE TO SEE YOU ALL THERE AT AWESOME CON!

April 18 - 20, 2014
 
Friday: 3pm - 8pm
Saturday: 10am - 7pm
Sunday: 10am - 5pm
 
Walter E. Washington
Convention Center
Washington, DC


Now get hyped by watching all the Awesome Con Commercials I directed, EVEN THE RADIO AD!


CARRIE JO vs THE SHADOW STALKER

MAKE UP by JESSIE CAMPBELL
STYLING by CARRIE JO

It’s Friday! Must be a BLACK AND WHITE week for me.

These new images of Carrie Jo were created during the filming of my episode of House Studio’s artist series LIMELIGHT. When the producers of LIMELIGHT approached me about being on the show, they wanted to know if it would be ok for me to do a mock photo shoot and they would just document me working as if it was a real shoot. So in my head I was thinking, “Why make it a mock shoot?” So I basically asked them to turn the mock shoot into the real deal, cause why waste the moment, right? Because of the breakdown of the day, filming the interview in the studio, then breaking that down that set, resetting it for me to do a photo shoot it didn’t really leave a lot of time to get down and dirty. But damn it, I wanted to get down and dirty. If there’s a camera, awesome talent, and even just SOME time to work, I gotta make something happen.

So my favorite line that I told Carrie Jo before we went out there to be filmed and do our shoot was, “Lets go out there and play the hits” Ha! And she knew exactly what that meant. Always a pleasure working with one of the best models in the DC area, soon the world.

Huge thanks to the massively talented Jessie Campbell for being one of the best in the world and rocking make up like only she does, calm, cool and kick ass. #jessiecampbellrocks

Now some links!
https://www.facebook.com/CarrieJoDCModel
http://jcampbellmua.com/

Check out the LIMELIGHT episode HERE and the Behind the Scenes HERE


Wanna book me for a shoot?
joecarabeo.com

BLACK AND WHITE Featuring VIKTORIA IVANOVA

STYLIST - Carrie Jo Cornwell
MAKE UP - Viktoria Ivanova

Joe Carabeo's new editorial film titled, BLACK AND WHITE featuring model Viktoria Ivanova, is here!

It just seemed like that type of week, once I finished Viktoria’s photos that I posted earlier in the week, I felt like I should just keep the momentum going and rock out a little something that we filmed on the same day. Its simple, sleeky, contrasty and with a pinch of mystery, basically everything that I like. And I hope you all like it too. 

I’m having a blast making more films. If your interested in booking me, don’t be afraid to ask.

joecarabeo.com

Just finished rendering. New editorial short film directed by Joe Carabeo @Astrayj called, BLACK AND WHITE featuring Viktoria @viva6 styled by Carrie Jo cornwell @carriejodc and filmed at Treehouse studios. but when should i release it??? #joecArabeo #viktoriaivanova #carriejo #editorial #film #short #blackanandwhite #avid #dc #md #va #nova #models #styling #heels #hair #Rome @housestudiodc wanna book me for a shoot? www.joecarabeo.com

Just finished rendering. New editorial short film directed by Joe Carabeo @Astrayj called, BLACK AND WHITE featuring Viktoria @viva6 styled by Carrie Jo cornwell @carriejodc and filmed at Treehouse studios. but when should i release it??? #joecArabeo #viktoriaivanova #carriejo #editorial #film #short #blackanandwhite #avid #dc #md #va #nova #models #styling #heels #hair #Rome @housestudiodc wanna book me for a shoot? www.joecarabeo.com

VIKTORIA IVANOVA vs THE SLICE

STYLIST - Carrie Jo Cornwell
MAKE UP - Viktoria Ivanova
STUDIO -  Treehouse Studios

I know it’s early to be posting any new photos, it’s not Friday, it’s new comic book day Wednesday. BUT I totally didn’t get a chance to post any new work last Friday. So, new comic book day will have to do.

Enjoy these new images from my shoot with model Viktoria Ivanova with Carrie Jo Cornwell as the stylist. I loved working with both of these awesome talents. I can’t choose favorites, cause in my life I only have one favorite, BUT I can say I would love to work with them again and again and again, and I wouldn’t be mad about it. ALSO Please, please, please don’t be offended by the slice of Pizza. Pizza is delicious. Pizza makes people happy. Pizza goes perfect with Pizza parties. Pizza is for everyone. So everyone should be able to enjoy pizza. That is all.

Wanna book me for a shoot?
joecarabeo.com

HOUSE STUDIO DC / $5 MUSIC VIDEO presents LIMELIGHT episode 4: JOE CARABEO

It’s here! Check out my episode of LIMELIGHT.

Here’s the copy I’ve been posting everywhere with it…
Produced by House Studio and 5$ Music Video, check out a rare glimpse into the mind of Astray Productions and Curls Studio Director/Photographer/Writer Joe Carabeo. Not only that but it also features the amazing talents of model/stylist Carrie Cornwell / Carrie Jo - Official and make up work of Jessie Campbell / Jessie Campbell Mua

Share, Enjoy, Share your thoughts.
(Note: None of the photos shown are the final images from the shoot with Carrie Jo, those are coming soon)

My thoughts.
I dig it. You’re never too sure how these pieces are gonna ever come out, or how you’re gonna end up looking. Putting yourself in another producers hands is always a challenge. Cause at least for me I’m so used to being behind the camera and in the directors seat that it’s hard to let that go. We are where we are for a reason. But one thing I always say is, “How are you supposed to direct someone in front of the camera if you your self don’t know how it feels to be in front of the camera being directed”

Overall I enjoyed it. I was also battling my normal vocal issues, but it doesn’t show, at least until you read this and listen back. HA. Also, it was fun to bring out my Mr Bandit music gear. I did play music while on set, but it was wasn’t used, cause really, I don’t think it would have fit in the groove anyway. It was loud, graphic and haunting though. PLUS another interesting thing while on set was that while all my pedals were engaged and I stomped my trusty BOSS DD-5 delay, it started picking up a close by radio station and channeling it through my amp, and it came through crystal clear! BUT it meant I couldn’t do anything with that pedal. It was a bit of a downer, cause I was in the mood to jam with it and make space music. But its all good. Roll with the punches.

Hope you all enjoyed the LIMELIGHT episode and small rare peek into my brain.

And now, some links!
http://housestudio.co/
http://joecarabeo.com/
https://www.facebook.com/CarrieJoDCModel
http://jcampbellmua.com/

THEME BY PARTI