Blog: It Captured My Attention

At times we walk around wide awake and aware of reality, that we don’t allow ourselves to dream about a world that could be. Once in a while something will capture our attention, causing us to dream in the mist of our busy day. When I was in San Francisco the waitress at Mel’s DinerContinue reading “Blog: It Captured My Attention”

“What They Don’t Teach You at Film School” Notes

For some reason I found it hard to get in to this book but I knew it was valuable information that I needed to learn. Its full of great advice about how things work in the film making world. It’s an introduction to what it takes to make a film. “…it’s not Hollywood’s approval thatContinue reading ““What They Don’t Teach You at Film School” Notes”

Seven questions with an Independent Film Maker

Nick Khoo was born in New Zealand and raised in Australia. I met him when I was an editor in Sydney. Even though he was my mentor, Nick became one of my best friends. Nick is a very talent motion graphic artist and video editor. His first film, The Shot Down recently premiered in aContinue reading “Seven questions with an Independent Film Maker”

Cinematography with Gale Tattersall

I first discovered Creativelive when photographer Jeremy Cowart posted a link to an interview he did with Chase Jarvis. After I watched that interview I must have spent a few hours watching some of Creativelive’s workshops. I then became a devoted student. I got an email announcing the news that Gale would be teaching aContinue reading “Cinematography with Gale Tattersall”

One Day Music Video

I was asked to create a music video to the song, “Better than a Hallelujah” sung by Amy Grant, by my senior Pastor. She asked me this as she walked by my office. When I say “walked by” I mean walked by. I wasn’t sure what she had in mind for the song but theContinue reading “One Day Music Video”

Bobby Roth Directing Seminar

A few weeks ago my sister called and told me about a famous director who’d worked on projects like Prison Break & Lost teaching a class in LA. He plan to talk about working in the tv industry, how he got there, working with actors, and how to direct. I knew this class would teachContinue reading “Bobby Roth Directing Seminar”