I was recently contacted by a young person searching for advice as a writer looking for ways to grow as a writer into directing and producing in the film industry. Since this is a somewhat common trend, I figured it's time to post my reply to be of help for others on the filmmaker journey!... Continue Reading →
Most everyone born in the later half of the 20th Century is familiar with the 1981 Oscar-winning film Chariots of Fire (Best Picture, Best Original Music Score, Best Original Screenplay, Best Costume Design + 3 additional nominations), featuring the story of runner Eric Liddell. The Olympic gold medal recipient has influenced many following his days... Continue Reading →
To find your niche, pick one and work at it. It's okay to do others to keep food on the table, but plug away at that one thing that gives you the greatest fulfillment in life and become great at it.
I was fortunate to work with fellow creatives at Trinity Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Florida to create an eye-catching backdrop for a recent conference, specifically, handling the lighting aspect. Jonathan Malm (twitter: @jonathanmalm) posted a great article regarding the project on his website, Church Stage Design Ideas.
The final product shows strongly what can come about as people work together as a team with a solid goal in mind.
Personally, I like to handle the organizing of a project up front, rather than having to suffer through a bunch of unknowns in the middle of the shooting/creative phase. Scenechronize enables this for the busy producer/director.