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Entries Tagged as 'Ideas'

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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AVCHD Test… The Choice Is Yours

September 18th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Anyone in NC or the world want to lend me an AVCHD camcorder so I can finally run some tests on it and make a tutorial on how to capture footage?
Ideally the camera manufacturers are the ones I’m hinting at here. But if you live in Greensboro and want to drop it […]

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Film Festival Idea

August 25th, 2008 · 2 Comments

If I were a new film distribution company I would go ahead and invest in creating a film festival. The top films will be guaranteed to be distributed at the next film market we attend. This way you have the films come to you and you can make a slight profit while doing […]

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Birthday Wish

May 31st, 2008 · No Comments

Today is my Birthday and like a 16 year old spoiled Princess I have a birthday wish too. I want to know what would you like to see more of?

More podcasts with interesting Independent Filmmakers?
More tech gear for the editing geeks among us?
More creative writing filled with my wit, humor, and […]

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Pangea Day, Will You Be A Part?

February 7th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I’m running and gunning to try and get the first episode of Corporate Assassin shot this weekend. But I’m having issues with finding an office location. If anyone in the Triad has access to an office so we can shoot in it please hit me up. I want the first episode to […]

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Tags: Creative · Filmmaker · Ideas

7 Steps To Write A Successful Script

December 25th, 2007 · 15 Comments

With the Writes Guild Strike still marching on I thought about how I can get back into writing a screenplay for a film. Not to take anyones job, but more to get myself out of the technical cramming of information. Back in school I loved my screen-writing class. We all gathered around […]

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How To Telecommute As A Final Cut Pro Video Editor

November 19th, 2007 · 8 Comments

First and foremost I’m about to break in tele-commuting with a client. But this is how I tele-commute. Please let me know if you have a different approach doing this.

Get a reliable external hard drive.
Create folders in the hard drive for Audio, Video, Images, and FX.
Get a UPS or a FEDEX […]

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Tags: Filmmaker · Final Cut Pro · Ideas · Profession · Tips

ConvergeSouth Film Festival: Audience Award

October 14th, 2007 · No Comments

OK, I’m in the process of putting together a sheet for the audience to rate each film. After I get the returned sheets I will grade the films and we will have awards the ole fashion way… Democratically. No prestigious panel with their noses in the air. The audience will tell […]

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Tags: Creative · Filmmaker · Ideas · Message · Sidework

Psst… Small Businesses, Embrace The Web

July 17th, 2007 · No Comments

Small Businesses grab your cajones and make some offers to a few smart marketing/advertising people and create your own team. The world is changing and companies now have the opportunity to compete with the big boys. So embrace the internet and use the tools that it offers to get your message out.
A creative […]

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Tags: Ideas · Thinking

ConvergeSouth Film Festival: Vlog Week 2

July 16th, 2007 · No Comments

Again check out aliveinbaghdad.org for the scoop on Brian and his production in Iraq. Best of luck Brian. Peeps, if you have a short film for any of the categories please submit your video to us. I want this year to be bad ass. Submission deadline is September 25th, 2007. […]

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Tags: Creative · Filmmaker · Ideas · Sidework · Video