Filmmaking

Movin’ On Down?

Well, things have definitely changed since I’ve last posted (over a year ago!). I quit my job, went to Europe, turned thirty and moved down to LA. 2012 has definitely been a year of change and self reflection. The main focus of my creative efforts in the last year has…

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Filmmaking Update – Yes, I’m Still Here

Looking back at my previous posts, I realized that I haven’t posted about my filmmaking activities since June 2009 (over 18 months!). So what have I been doing since then? Let’s take a look. Accomplishments Here’s a quick semi-chronological list of what I’ve done since June 2009. Completed a screenwriting…

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“The Price” – A 48 Hour Film Project (San Jose)

Last weekend I participated in the 48 Hour Film Project with a small group of my friends. It was an experience unlike any other: a whirlwind of writing, shooting, editing and sleepiness. Every single second was well worth it. In a nutshell, the 48 Hour Film Project is a filmmaking…

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Filmmaking Update – It’s Time to Get Moving!

I spent some time recently reflecting on the progress I’ve made so far since my last post and on the surface it seems like I haven’t really been up to much.  I haven’t created anything tangible, no videos, screenplays, scripts or doodles, but I have this feeling that my mindset,…

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Filmmaking Experiment #1

I see the corresponding areas of knowledge associated to film making similar to an ocean, vast and expansive. The best way I know how to approach it is to skim the top surface before I dive deep. I usually get bogged down or discouraged by the details: What camera do…

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I Want to Make Movies

If you’re good enough, you can capture the minds and thoughts of an audience for 90-120 minutes and the impact of that can be astounding, even life changing.  Movies have always been influential on my life.  They have pushed me to learn new things, explore new places and have experiences…

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