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Bali Brothers – Publishing the script as a book

March 20, 2010 by  
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BALI BROTHERS – Publishing the film script as a book Scripts are usual secret documents that are only shared initially with actors, department heads and financiers. I took quite an opposite approach and just published the script which is now available in all bookstores and on Amazon BEFORE the film has been made. This is [...]

In Memory of Pablo Amaringo

March 20, 2010 by  
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Pablo Amaringo’s Vision Almost exactly two months ago, my wife and I, and Alberto Roman were in Pulcalpa Peru interviewing Pablo for a book and a film. When we first arrived and met him he was beaming with love and warmly welcomed us. To honor him, I presented him with a white Tibetan khata (scarf). [...]

Major Influence: Buckminster Fuller

March 20, 2010 by  
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I’ve started to build a Youtube channel and I realize that I search existing videos many of my early influences can be found. One of my first searches with for Buckminster Fuller. I started reading anything I could get my hands on by Buckminster Fuller when I lived in Japan in 1970. Japan – in [...]

Step by Step

March 20, 2010 by  
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Every filmmaker or author wants to get their work out into the world and move their new work forward. These thoughts land on me every day when I get rise. A few days ago I was in London and had another screening of THE SACRED SITES OF THE DALAI LAMAS for the Tibet Foundation. The [...]

Cannes? Not this year.

March 20, 2010 by  
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Cannes is going on right now. I’ve been 5 or 6 times and decided to pass this year even though my sales agent is screening THE SACRED SITES OF THE DALAI LAMAS in the film market. But I’ve been to the film market screenings and its too painful to sit in a large theater with [...]

LA Wrap Up

March 20, 2010 by  
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I leave Los Angeles tonight for London. It’s been a very full and action packed trip. Loads of fun, extremely productive. I worked on Bali Brothers, Sacred Sites, MWP Books and met many dear friends. One highlight – of course – was the showing of SACRED SITES OF THE DALAI LAMAS at the Landmark Theater. [...]

Between London and LA

March 20, 2010 by  
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I’m in Heathrow airport – a kind of holding tank purgatory. Not quite London and certainly not yet LA. Last night I had dinner with Phil Barantini and Rebecca Grant – two of the leads for the upcoming film BALI BROTHERS. It’s very exciting to begin the process with them developing their characters. I gave [...]

What Film Students Want to Know

March 20, 2010 by  
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Melinda Burns is a film student at the University of Iowa. She had an assignment to do an industry report and interview someone. She picked me. Here are her questions and my replies. 1) What is your educational background? What did you focus on in school, and how has it helped you in your career? [...]

BALI BROTHERS – Publishing the film script as a book

February 19, 2010 by  
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If you are having trouble getting your script produced – publish it as a book!

Comedy’s Greatest Wish by Stuart Voytilla

December 22, 2009 by  
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This article posted with permission from The Writers Store. (http://writersstore.com) Comedy has always taken a supporting role to the more serious Hollywood genres. During this awards season, it’s easy to recognize the year’s great dramas and epics; however, 2003 was a good year for well-written comedy and romantic comedy. And the one upstart film that [...]

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