Post Birthday Blog

Seven years ago this month, my life changed. I met one of my idols, Richard Linklater ([i]dir: School of Rock, Slacker, Dazed & Confused, A Scanner Darkly[/i]). I went from wanting to be a filmmaker to actually making movies within 2 weeks of that January night. Now I am a Read more…

On The Lot Of Ambiguity

There’s a new reality TV show on the horizon for filmmakers. It’s called “ON THE LOT”. It’s from the producers of SURVIVOR and THE APPRENTICE teamed with Steven Spielberg. Project Greenlight meets American Idol…. making short films each week and people getting voted off the show by the public. I’m Read more…

Back In The Saddle Again

Okay my droogies, your faithful narrator has returned in more ways than one. Having wallowed in a dark place known as writer’s block, as well as a self imposed prison of boredom. Now I have come back at the turning of the moon and sun reborn and renewed. [url=http://www.ohiofilmandvideo.com/][img]http://www.sonnyboo.com/images1/blog/dec06/crane7.jpg[/img][/url] Last Saturday Read more…

Ombudsman

This is such a dead time. The weather is starting to turn cold, projects are ramping down instead of up. There’s all this crappy holiday spirit nonsense. I’m not Scrooge, but I’m not Jimmy Stewart either. I have found the season to reminisce more about retail than Christ or a Read more…

Inaugural Directorates

Let’s get this out of the way first…. My new cats name is “VLADIMIR JACK BAUER”. We basically just call him “V” and that’s our preference here. I picked “VLADIMIR” because of a line of dialogue from the 1981 movie ARTHUR starring Dudley Moore when he says, “Can we name Read more…