Film Projects

Posted in Film Development, Film Projects, Filmmaking Tips, Of Dust and Bones, on 13 July 2015, by , 0 Comments

 

We are exactly two weeks away from shooting my new film, OF DUST AND BONES, and the last week or so, my life has been devoted mostly to one thing: working on the shot list with the Director of Photography, TJ Hellmuth.

For me, this is one of the most pleasurable parts of preproduction. It’s when I‘m forced to tune into the movie that pre-exists in my head in a whole new way.

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Posted in Film Projects, Filmmaking Tips, on 12 April 2015, by , 0 Comments

Over the years, I’ve come to realize that the reason I write and tell stories (and have to do it) is to address issues that I find incredibly hard to deal with in real life. It’s as if the stories create a way to go to the dark places that scare me the most and perhaps shed some light within them, illuminating some fragmented hope, perhaps even revealing a path towards healing.

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