your audience & you

your audience & you

the original version of this post was my “Geek’s Grotto” from May 17th of last year – the episode where Charlie Capen from HowToBeADad.com joined us. the entire 50 minute episode appears at the bottom of this post and you can subscribe to the iTunes podcast by clicking here. audience is something i’ve talked about […]

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wealthiest 7%

how crowd-investing just might save the middle class

part one all my life, i’ve been formulating theories – theories about life or the industry or politics or market forces. i generate these theories in the dozens – i’m sure most people do, but so often i find myself obsessing over some concept or current event that in some way reminds of an event […]

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princesses

Escape From Tomorrow vs. Disneyland

You may have heard everyone and their mama recently talking about a feature film shot entirely guerrila-style at Disneyland. Everybody’s buzzing about it because the guy dared shoot within the walls of one of the richest and most litigious corporations to roam the planet. A corporation that we all pretty much know on a whim […]

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This Is The Remake, Part 1

This Is The Remake, Part 1

Most of you probably know, we’ve got lots of remakes on the horizon. This isn’t going to be one of those “ughhhhh there are no new original ideas in Hollywood anymore maaaan!” because honestly, I don’t believe that. It’s called the film business, not the film charity or the film party or the film arty […]

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the-great-gatsby-movie

The Great Gatsb… eh…

Things I’ve learned from The Great Gatsby Let me preface my preface by saying we don’t do a lot of movie reviews on Blogfreako. And also that this is my blog post so if you don’t like it, get your own. Now let me preface my post by saying what a huge fan I am […]

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chromecast

disruption, Polly Anna & you

there seems to be a love of cynicism in this town, and i’m not talking about the healthy cynicism that keeps you from going into business with somebody who gives you the willies. i’m talking about this sarcastic, sometimes hurtful cynicism that seems joyful while tearing apart the work of some famous person or even […]

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the post-channel driven world

the post-channel driven world

interesting things going on in superfreako-land lately. Denny’s been busy with Reducation. Kendall leaves for a month-long hula gig on a cruise ship in October and i’m trying to wrap up the edit for “tuesday morning” – but everywhere around me i see the signs of really interesting things in our segment of the industry […]

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Watch My Shorts

Watch My Shorts

Yee! Three shoot days in a row, all a resounding success. I am very happy with our cast and crew for both projects- everyone worked hard and though we had some ambitious shoot days before us, we all buckled down together and got the work done. Chad’s already got a possibly final cut of Tuesday […]

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Ms Young fundraising, rewrites and collaboration

Ms Young fundraising, rewrites and collaboration

this article is re-posted from the Ms Young site, msyoung-movie.com. a couple weeks ago, the core of the Ms Young production team completed production on a short film which has recently been re-titled “tuesday morning” by it’s writer Darrow Carson. Ryan Baker brought a couple of his key Six Gun crew down to Los Angeles […]

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the signal & the noise

the signal & the noise

this post is the general transcript of a segment from the first We Make Movies Film Geeks podcast. click here to see the original post or click here to subscribe to the brand new podcast feed on iTunes or watch the video at the bottom of this post. this past decade we’ve witnessed innovation after […]

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Accruing Your Crew

Accruing Your Crew

A note about crewing: Projects cost money. A little or a lot, they are going to cost you money. Even if you’re doing something small and creative with your friends, if you can’t provide them with abundant filtered water and a solid meal on any day longer than 4 hours, you’re not ready to shoot. […]

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