The script, Kiddo, is one of my favorite stories I've ever written. Please do not mistake my pride with cockiness. If I went back to that script, I'd probably start tweaking the language like nobody's business. No, the story of Kiddo is something I had to wrestle with when creating it and I was able to accomplish everything I set out to do. I wanted to write a noir adventure set in the 1940s NYC with Nazis as the bad guys. And when I started my research, I couldn't believe th
All writers, at some point, come to terms with the fact that not everything they write will be seen by others. Good work included. Some pieces just don't get seen because of a variety of factors. It's tough to reconcile that in the beginning. You just finished writing this great short story, but it'll never see the light of day. Rejection after rejection flow in. You have to make the ultimate choice to move on to next story, which you've no doubt already done, but you were al
The story of two lost souls and a fruit pie. That was the tagline for the short movie, "One Up", which we shot in November 2004. This was after we had finished our feature film, "Save the Forest", a year earlier. That movie drained all who were involved. Making a movie is tough. It takes a lot of moving parts to get a movie done and sometimes it becomes a slog to the finish line. After we made "Save the Forest", I hadn't shot anything for a full year and I was getting antsy.
Recently, as of January, I enrolled into a local university to obtain a Masters Degree in Communication. More specifically, the program is known as Interactive Media and my concentration is in Multimedia Production. So far, it's been enjoyable. I'm the geek that enjoys learning. There was a stretch from high school into my first few years of college where I leaned towards the lazy side of things, rather than working hard on my studies. But I was able to turn that trend around