Hating (and Loving) Your Old Work: My First Feature Film

"Forever Midnight" (1998) - My first feature film. A lot of filmmakers hate to watch their own movies. Even master-level directors like Steven Spielberg and John Carpenter say they can't stand to watch their old work. And that seems really weird, right? But I get it. It does seem insane to spend so much of... Continue Reading →

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How Not to Suck at Networking

Festies! (film festival besties) At the Nashville Film Festival. Film is a collaborative medium. You need other people to help you make your movie. From actors to crew, and the better your collaborators are the better your movie can become. But networking sucks. It’s kinda like online dating ... a numbers game and can feel... Continue Reading →

Making Laser Swords At Dawn

- - - - - - - "Voyage Trekkers Season 2 - Episode 2: Laser Swords at Dawn" is here!  This was the very first episode of Season 2 we shot, back in January of 2012.  Now, obviously we were parodying the lightsabers from Star Wars, but we wanted to make something that was distinct and... Continue Reading →

Know Your Galactic Union Uniforms

  There's method to our madness and here's your official primer to the Galactic Union uniforms! CAPTAIN:  Red, with a uniform designed to convey more heroic qualities of a leader.  With Star Trek everyone is more or less presented equally among officers, and I wanted to push that just a bit out of balance giving... Continue Reading →

Living During A Filmmaking Revolution

This blog is not so much me telling you the answers but looking to start a dialogue on the subject.  Please post your comments here or on the Squishy Studios facebook where I'll be linking this blog. I've always wanted to live during a filmmaking revolution, like the invention of sound, to see if I... Continue Reading →

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