After the Feature: Gathering Film as an Art and Experience

What if you were to jump through hoops of fire, over a collapsing bridge, and through a gauntlet of your worst fears? Only then to confront the daunting dragon and duel it out until exhaustion, slaying it once and for all. The only caveat would be that you would get a pat on the back as your reward- instead of the princess you risked your life for.  If that is something you can see yourself doing again and again, then I welcome you to the world...

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Ambition & Filmmaking: Breaking through the clutter

The world audience is so vast, yet today the reach and spread of media is available at such an incredible speed that an artist is often overwhelmed with just the sheer ambition and thought of this potential. The part that doesn’t hit us until after the euphoria, is that; as open and as readily as the platform can deliver, it isn’t exactly an empty ballroom you have all to yourself, which any singular sound can create an echo past the...

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Creative Traction: Staying in Shape

What is the best way to develop your insight and craft in your trade? Brochures and magazines will tell you to further your education, but the honest graduate will tell you it’s when you roll up your sleeves and work in the field. With Film,  from my experience, its a combination of both – but with limitations to either. As Spike Lee will make sure to mention in every filmmaking seminar (and rightfully so) – if you are not...

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