PORTLAND, Ore. — On our recent trip here for technical location scouting, director J.T. Tepnapa took some time in our van to interview our production designer, Kyle Johnson.

Kyle’s work in Something Like Summer will be on big display as he works to make Oregon look like Texas. And Paris. And Chicago. And…

ALTER EGO Kyle’s paintings are portrayed in the film as Tim Wyman’s, a style Kyle calls “pop surrealism.” Bonus: See and hear star Austin McKenzie (Ben) make a pitch for our Indiegogo campaign.