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Entries from October 2008

Reality… Really?

October 21st, 2008 · No Comments

I just helped to shoot a reality show about a young beauty pageant. The pageant didn’t exist before the show got the greenlight. How is that reality? It shows what people will do to allow their kids to be exposed. We had all access to all the contestants but […]

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Tags: Message · Profession

Short Film Friday: See The Dead

October 17th, 2008 · No Comments

Sarah awakens to a dead world. As she struggles with her emotional traumas, she must survive the advance of the nightmarish ghouls. Preproduction: 1 month; Production: 4 Days; Post-Production: 2 weeks. Shot and directed by my buddy: Robert Fillion

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Anyone Have Any Frequent Flyer Miles To Spare

October 16th, 2008 · 2 Comments

So I was sitting down with Blake and Micah and we were thinking of a way to get Beat Down Boogie, our next feature, off the ground. First thing for us to do is to shoot a teaser and short film. Next is to fly our actors out to Greensboro for the shoot. […]

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Tags: Filmmaker · Ideas · Personal

Dogs of Chinatown World Premiere at The Escapism Film Festival In Durham

October 16th, 2008 · No Comments

We finished production on Dogs of Chinatown… finally after a year. We are now in the process of submitting it to film festivals around the world. Right now the film is currently at MIPCOM 2008 in Cannes, France – Palais Des Festivals. Stand #03.19, looking for buyers.
The World Premiere will be held […]

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One Question

October 13th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Fifty People, One Question: Restored from Benjamin Reece on Vimeo.
What is it that you wish would happen at the end of the day?

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Conversation With Philippa Burgess of Creative Convergence

October 12th, 2008 · 1 Comment

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This podcast was a treat. Not only to find out what a fellow Montclair High School alumni is up to. But the wealth of information that she shared with me about the entertainment field in Hollywood. To learn more about Philippa and Creative Convergence, click on the link […]

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Tags: Conversation · Podcast

Short Film Friday: Patient Zero

October 10th, 2008 · No Comments

From Dennis Ruel and in association with The Stunt People comes a very cool action packed sci fi thriller.

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Upcoming Conversation with Philippa Burgess

October 4th, 2008 · No Comments

It’s back and this time it’s personal. I guess everytime is personal but this one goes back to my home town of Montclair, New Jersey. Philippa and I graduated from Montclair High School back in 92. We weren’t close friends back then, we were aware of each other and had our own […]

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Short Film Friday: Detour

October 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

A fun action packed short film from Eric Jacobus and The Stuntpeople. With characters from the feature film Contour. Enjoy!

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Upgrade to Intel Mac Pro or Go PC?

October 2nd, 2008 · 5 Comments

This is not a question for anyone that uses Final Cut Pro or even a MAC. That is a question that is being debated at a small college. I’m not going to use names here, but a colleague of mine emailed me asking for help in pointing the administration in the right direction. […]

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