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August 30 at 8:39am

Kodak 1922 Kodachrome Test

The first color film tests — that perhaps ever were — are pretty damn beautiful.

But here they are, 1922, and then how long did it take to make color films the standard?  Sure everything happens sooner these days, but change sure takes awhile, even when the tools already exist.

Back twenty years ago, I was hired several times to write business plans for indie films.  I included a paragraph for the anticipated windfall of profits from VOD.  I see a version in many a plan that I stumble across in the present day.  We can dream, but I don’t think $100K is exactly the windfall I was fantasizing about back in the day….


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August 26 at 2:29pm

Gunn Was First. I Am 23rd!

Our director broke first with this photo forecasting some of the mayhem that The Crimson Bolt and Boltie will get into later on  in our film SUPER (and as the caps tell you, you pronounce the title LOUD, like at eleven), but hey I am always late to the party.

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"Boltie" & "The Crimson Bolt" manufacture mayhem.

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August 17 at 12:28pm

SUPER Screens in TIFF Midnight Madness 9/10!!!

I hope to see you all there… in costume!

MG 83711 1024x682  SUPER Screens in TIFF Midnight Madness 9/10!!!

SUPER Screening Schedule – Toronto 2010
Public 1 – RYERSON – 9/10/10 @ 11:59 PM
Public 2 – VARSITY 8 – 9/13/10 @ 9:30 AM
Public 3 – SCOTIABANK THEATRE 4 – 9/18/10 @ 6:00 PM
P&I 1 – SCOTIABANK THEATRE 4 – 9/11/10 @ 1:45 PM
P&I 2 – SCOTIABANK THEATRE 1 – 9/15/10 @ 4:15 PM


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August 10 at 3:15pm

How Do You Make The Miraculous Happen?

Sabi Pictures’ third episode of “The New Breed” is “Planning For Discoveries”.


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August 9 at 9:09am

The Repercussion Of Your Choices

“The New Breed” kicked off Episode One with “Nothing You Have To Have”. It’s a great series on the creative process brought to you by Sabi Pictures courtesy of Filmmaker Magazine and The Workbook Project.

NEW BREED LOS ANGELES – Episode 1 from Sabi Pictures on Vimeo.


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August 8 at 8:52am

Engineer Serendipity

“Beginning, middle, and an end — but necessarily in that order” — so today it’s Episode 2 from “The New Breed”.  Featuring Julius Onah, filmmaker Jeff Malmberg, actress Trieste Kelly Dunn , director Brett Haley, and yours truly.

NEW BREED LOS ANGELES – Episode 2 from Sabi Pictures on Vimeo.


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August 7 at 8:40am

Protect The Integrity Of The Story & The Emotional Truth Of The Characters

I was fortunate to take part in episode 6 of Sabi Pictures’ “The New Breed”, a co-production of Filmmaker Magazine and The Workbook Project. They shot seven episodes around the LA Film Festival this year and really put together something nice.

NEW BREED LOS ANGELES – Episode 6 from Sabi Pictures on Vimeo.


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