eurotails asked: Hey, I'm an animation student in montreal and was browsing through calarts (as always, and daydream about going) and came across your "When the time is ripe" film. I'm absolutely in love with it, (I'm also jewish so I found it hilarious), but I also got super inspired by it. our next project here at Concordia U is a "whatever-you-want" animation, but the theme is...
Shooting a western.
Principle photography of Sweetpea begins tomorrow. The crew is all assembled, the cameras are here, the weather looks good. Now, nothing left to do but get a good night’s sleep. The town. (Barstow, CA.) the bus station. the motel. the director. the props. the gun.
the sweet smell of success
I recently finished reading “On Filmmaking” by Alexander Mackendrick. Not only is the book filled with really great information about every process involved in making films, it’s written in a really concise, simple way that is easy to understand. It doesn’t fuss over analysis by breaking everything down into weird archetypes like STORY by McKee, but distills the necessary...
Some sketches from Spain
Ayup... a predictable turn of events.
So I knew I wasn’t going to use this blog if I restricted myself to “quality posts”. And that’s no fun! So I’m going to start dumping more stuff onto this one to beef it up. Here’s something originally posted on my old blog, dead sea blog. Biker girls continued… So I started doing a half-assed comic as of late, and it’s been pretty fun. ...
a fresh start.
I’ve had my old blog, at the old standby blogger.com for some time now. The very first posts chart my humble beginnings as a freshman in art college. And although I’ve been tempted many times to commit blog-o-cide and just end it all, or go back and delete the archives from my school days (or school “daze”, it would seem, har har) I somehow cannot do it. Partly because...