“A Free Man” Selected by Brightside Tavern Shorts Film Fest

"A Free Man" Goes to Jersey City, New Jersey "A Free Man," was selected for screening on Sunday July 30 at the Brightside Tavern Shorts Film Fest 2017. It will also be the first public screening of this second film in the "Dark As Night" trilogy. We've entered five festivals this year, and so far, Brightside has gotten the season off to a great start. We'll keep you poste...
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Final Cut At Last!

We began shooting Dark As Night May 2015 and finished post production in May 2016. Whew! A year! What a journey it was. We learned that creating a narrative film however long, is a series of small events, perseverance and many compromises...but somehow the essential idea survives and the film gets completed. Next step...on to the film festivals.
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First Cut Is The Deepest

More Work To Do Before the Fat Lady Sings After working on "Dark As Night" for months, we posted the 19-minute first cut for private viewing on Vimeo and sent the link and password to friends. Thanks to everyone's feedback "Dark As Night" will be a better film. We are back in the editing suite to recut the film. We hope to have the final cut ready for release soon.
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Look! Up in the sky. It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s a Solo Quadcopter!

When we were still in pre-production for Dark As Night in May, we ordered a 3DR Solo Quadcopter for a few aerial videos we had planned.  The drone didn't ship until late August, and then, it was followed by the 3 axis gimbal at the end of September. Because of the delay, some of the cool cinematographic effects we wanted to include in the film were not possible. But we d...
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Ignore The Man Behind The Curtain

There's a point in The Wizard of Oz when Dorothy's dog Toto reveals that the wizard is not a wizard. I like the scene because it reminds me that it takes more than a wizard to produce a film, even a short one like Dark As Night. Filmmaking is a collaborative art. We started shooting our first scene on June 28, 2015 and finished the final scene the first week in November...
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