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Archive for the ‘Art’ Category

Launching a short film crowd-funding project!

Dear friends,

Thanks for stopping by, much appreciated. To cut to the chase: I am crowd-funding the production of my first short film as director, working title ‘Irregardless’. It was written by American screenwriter John Porter (writer of the feature ‘Lost Mother‘), in whom I have found a kindred spirit and hope to collaborate with on many a film project in the future.
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Short ends

In 1995 I worked as a production assistant on a commercial for Dairylea cheese. Along with his state-of-the art at the time Canon APS Ixus camera, the director gave me the production’s “short ends” – the remaining, unused film stock: six 400 foot rolls of 35mm Kodak film. The idea being, of course, that I would presently use it to shoot my first short film and go on to be the next Martin Scorsese. That hasn’t happened (yet) but I have held onto that film stock.

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