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Short Film Friday: Pennies Heart

July 1st, 2010 · No Comments

From the beautiful minds of Phos Pictures…

Produced: Lukas Korver
Directed/Edited: Eliot Rausch
Director of Photography: Lukas Korver, Matt Taylor
Song: The First Days of Spring / Noah and the Whale
the 3rd life of 8LIVES / Documentary Release 2010
For more information on Penny (www.saveapenny.info)

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Short Film Friday: Ben Pickle

June 18th, 2010 · No Comments

From the talented Nic Berry and his fantastic crew in Raleigh, NC area comes a fantastic short film.

Winner! Best Short at The Ava Gardner Film festival!!
Official Selection at numerous festivals including The Kent FF, Magnolia FF, NC Comedy Arts Festival, The Strange Beauty FF and Captain Zorikh’s New York City FF.
Ben P. was also selected […]

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Happy Father’s Day

June 21st, 2009 · No Comments

My dad is a good guy. I really enjoy the talks we have on the phone and in person. That was not always true. When I left for college I did something that hurt his trust and he let me know about it in a letter that smacked me in the face […]

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Tags: Personal

Naked Words Spoken

April 8th, 2009 · No Comments

I’ve gotten many kind words since the passing of my grandmother, Reva Patrick Coon. But none more kind than a friend that lives in Brooklyn. He lost his Grandmother too and had a chance to speak at her memorial. I had that same chance and I want to share it.
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Saving The Monkeywhale

April 1st, 2009 · No Comments

I’ve had the pleasure to be behind the scenes and experience the passion this crew has. The stories that are told are in your face and are visually stunning. There is a lot of purpose behind it. I’m not at a level where I can hire a crew to tell a story […]

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Tags: Filmmaker · Profession

Off To California To Be With Family

March 27th, 2009 · No Comments

It is time to come together and celebrate the life of Reva Patrick Coon, my Grandma. Not much else to say besides I really miss her. My father sent me this clipping from a local paper around Dunsmuir. This kind of sums up how she meant to so many people that came […]

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Filmmaker on Vacation

March 19th, 2009 · No Comments

The music plays perfectly with the visuals. I love how he crafted his vacation video. Simply beautiful. This video has inspired me to shoot a little on my next trip. I won’t have the DIY35mm DOF adapter with it but oh well I’ll give it a shot.

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Tags: Art · Video

Short Film Friday: Corporate Assassin Episode 2: Rising Sunset

November 14th, 2008 · 1 Comment

This is the second episode for Corporate Assassin. I spent some time on this one, it was probably the most difficult to write and shoot. I mean how can I target a 75 year old man? I wanted to work with my dad…so if you hate me for going after this poor […]

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Bones Coon

July 25th, 2008 · 1 Comment

His real name was Burton. He passed away a year before I was born and I feel a bond with him that stirs my soul with warmth. My father, Robert Coon, a true gentleman and artist, sent me an essay that I believe I sent with my college application to many schools based […]

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Big Ass Coon Dog

January 29th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Angela and I just adopted Kisa, a rescue dog from The Animal Awareness Society. They found her in a dumpster when she was 4 months old in South Carolina. This is one big girl. She is only ten months old and is already 80 lbs. She is an Akita mix, we […]

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