As the text read:
…there is a piece of video I need some effects add to – but unfortunately I need it tonight or tomorrow morning…
This was about 2:30 in the afternoon.
Frantic texts, e-mails, and file transfers later, I cancelled my evening plans and set about creating effects for a 75 second piece of footage. DeLa had a show that night in Texas beginning around 11pm (8pm Seattle time), however between 8:30 and 10:30, we were going back and forth via e-mail with notes on different versions, so I can only assume that she was watching the progress of the video I was sending her during her downtime backstage.
The short of it is: I finished the video that evening, and save for one minor adjustment they requested the following night, I considered it a job well done.
I would post the video here, but the show has yet to open, so if you find yourself in NYC later this May, consider attending BenDeLaCreme: Terminally Delightful.