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Archive for July 2009

GREY FOG.. A 48 Hour Film!

July 26, 2009

So… This is the 48 Hour Film* that I and Cameron Chiles worked their asses off on this past weekend.  The randomly selected genre was “horror” which worked out well because of my contacts from working as Script Supervisor on the horror film Dead Start.  While the credits give me ‘writing and directing’ credit Cameron […]

Delicious Spoilers: 10 Great Film Endings

July 14, 2009

Aside from the meat of a film, the middle that is, the most important parts are the ways you open and close it.  I would argue that the later is the most important since the final scene in a film not only ties up all that has come before it, but also needs to leave […]

Whatever Works

July 11, 2009

Is it a testament to a film maker when his films are no longer judged by their merits, but by merits of the actual film maker?  I suppose the answer is yes and no…  when you’ve made 40+ films, your audience tends to be able to predict certain details of your next one.  So, it […]