I keep poking at this in the hope I'll be happy afterwards. Not yet...
Eleven years ago I bought a brand new camera for more money than I had and set out to make some movies. Inspired by companies like InDigEnt and films like Pieces of April and November I was certain I was on my way. Sadly I was wrong. Poor me. Anyway, after setting up a project … Continue reading A Guide to Productive Adulthood
Taking a moment to look at what actually transpired this past year - and what can be learned from it.
Below is my latest video. It has taken longer to put together than I would have liked but I am pleased with the result. This is a sequel (of sorts) to a short I made called "The Gypsy Curse that Done Me Wrong". You can see that here.
A post about enjoying the process as well as the result.
Let me attempt to brighten your Monday with a little soul.
Question: What is the best piece of advice you have received? Answer: To me personally the best would be, "Don't waste your time writing short stories. No one reads them." Now, did I listen to this advice? Not for a very long time. I wouldn't say that I regret the time I spent working on … Continue reading Question of the Week #3
The cover of Black Sheep by the band Metric is really quite something. In addition to building a scene around the song, the actress who replaces the original vocals does a fantastic job giving a performance. I would argue that she does a better job than the original singer. To be fair she has Edgar … Continue reading Music Reworked for Film, #2
It never ceases to amaze me the power of film editing. Whether it's the opening sequence of Up in the Air or the dinner in Sideways, watching masterful editing is a wonderful thing. This post is about when movies use an existing song and rework it to suit the film. Sometimes the song is rerecorded … Continue reading Music reworked for Film, #1