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How to Get Your Own TV Show – New York Television Fest

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Do you want your own TV show? I suggest you submit something to New York Television Festival and here’s why. The NYTVF is to television shows as SXSW is the film, music and interactive media. It’s a big deal and you make deals (or more accurately for most people, you[…]

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What is that Editing Style Called?

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While making the SHE MAY BE INSANE  music video, my initial thought was to digitally manipulate the faces for closeups so that they could have more expression. However, once I began editing the shots together I realized that the viewer (in this case me) would project emotion onto the experience[…]

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How to Make a Music Video for No Money

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I decided to start making music videos for friends in order to force myself to learn more filming techniques.  I wasn’t about to run to my friends for money nor was I planning on going broke paying for music videos.  So, I came up with a list of rules before I[…]

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Where is Jessica Hyde? [or Welcome to UTOPIA]

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I’m about to do you a favor. If you, like me, are always looking for something fantastic to watch and are constantly disappointed by what you find, I hope this pulls you out of that rut. Have you heard of UTOPIA? The BBC4 TV show? If you haven’t, what I[…]

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Get Paid to Learn How to Draw! #lifehack

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I like to learn how to do things.  Recently my goal was to become a better artist. The problem is that in order to get good at something, you need to practice and motivation is a factor. Here’s what I did to get myself on the road to drawing every[…]

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Ironic Racism

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Let me state my point of view at the top.  Ironic racism IS racism. I was invited to perform at a show in Brooklyn a weekend or two ago and I was startled at the number of comics that had jokes which I would flat out consider racist material.. I[…]

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A Quick Review of #TheChair on Starz

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How can you be a filmmaker and not get sucked into the latest “watch us be filmmakers” TV show? I actually just heard that The Chair was going to premiere on the actual day of its premiere. So on the evening of September 6th I sat down to see what[…]

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I Made a Cthulhu Game! You Can Play it for Free!

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Hi there, Recently I am have had a little bit of extra time on my hands before I started working as a story producer on this new History Channel show.  I can tell you more about that when they start releasing media about the premiere, but in the meantime check[…]

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What the Heck Happened to Realm of LARP Season 2?

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Hi there everyone… long time no post. Many of you out there know what Realm of LARP is and if you don’t, then here is a refresher.  It’s a show I created that I am really proud of. At one point we were revving up to do a second season.[…]

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Two Black Guys Named Sugar

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Hey Hollywood? I get that when you put a black guy in the cast of an action film or tv series with a bunch of tough white guys that the black guy has to be ornery.  But why would you name them sugar in two projects that are out at[…]

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