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Why Building a Wooden Hand Grip Is Like Building The Death Star

It’s hard to go through life without being barraged with Star Wars movie references, iconography, or quotes from our favorite Jedi Knight.  I’ve sometimes found myself referencing certain parts of the original trilogy to the various phases of life I’m experiencing. When I came back to LA in 1996 after dropping out of NYU, I […]

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Angela McEwan, “Carmen” Passes Away

I was saddened to hear the news that Angy had passed away. She played Carmen in Donnie’s Tree as a mean, domineering old lady. Oddly, this was contrary to her personality in real life: kind, friendly and professional. I don’t know if Donnie’s Tree was the first student film she was in. Regardless, it was […]

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Talk with Kamala Lopez and Joel Marshall of Fat Free Film

I’ve met Kamala and Joel through the Canon “Bring It” competition at the 2008 Los Angeles Film Festival.  I love these guys.  Kamal is a filmmaker herself and an actress.  Joel does stand-up.  Together they run Fat Free Film an Indy Film Podcast.  If you’re a filmmaker or have an interest in independent film, check […]

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Elizabeth Warren rolls out tax 'calculator for the billionaires' in thinly veiled swipe - Business Insider 😆 https://apple.news/AuCGODwVoR4ehSWp9TXAcmw

.@RED_Cinema founder Jim Jannard announces his retirement and shuts down the HYDROGEN project - https://www.newsshooter.com/2019/10/25/reds-jim-jannard-retires-shuts-down-hydrogen/

@MarkHarrisNYC @BilgeEbiri It’s less about technology than about the way humans perceive time. Time is created by space. The higher frame rates remove the space between the images and the moments to process them. http://insungfilms.com/ferris-buellers-contribution-to-high-frame-rates-hfr/

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