We were down to 2 weeks before we would run out of money. … More Fame without Fortune Part 4: Weak faith.
There’s something interesting about emptying yourself of yourself. … More Fame without Fortune Part 2: Lessons learned.
The part of the “Fame and Fortune” story that no one hears about is the plethora of those who only get the fame, while someone else runs off with the fortune. … More Fame without Fortune: Part 1
99% of people in film/tv have spent or will spend the majority of their careers working on material that nobody wants to watch. … More The Creative Drain.
And then I came to the realization: My life’s work has been meaningless. … More Announcing “Fearless” – Telling the one story that matters.
The notion that buying a piece of gear magically makes you a filmmaker is analogous to buying yourself an Indycar and declaring yourself to be Helio Castroneves. … More Cameras don’t tell stories. They just take pictures.
Academia is incapable of teaching you how to be a successful independent filmmaker. … More Why I skipped film school: I’d rather learn on the job.
Suddenly, the gaps in my directing resume are filled in with my cinematographer’s experience. … More How to finance your film with your cinematographer’s reel.
The one thing you don’t want is to get your film done and then have no idea what do with it. … More Successful Films are made in Reverse.
Nothing sells BMWs quite like destroying them with gunfire from a helicopter. … More Branding Films vs. Marketing Films.