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Indie Movie Making – Personal Creative Goals

May 12, 2010 by  
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Indie movie making, also known as independent filmmaking, is much more about creativity and short films than Hollywood productions. Most indie movie making projects wind up being about social issues and documentary-style projects that are less fictional or at least reality-based fiction of some kind. An independent film can be anything that you want it [...]

Filmmaking Book – Reading Up on Your Craft

May 12, 2010 by  
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A filmmaking book will be your best friend if you are learning out to work in the entertainment industry. 20 years ago, there were no real books or resources on how to become successful in filmmaking or movie production, but today that has changed completely. There are plenty of different books available for you to [...]

Filmmaking Books – Resources and Tools to Help the Process

May 12, 2010 by  
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Writing a screenplay is not an easy task, by any means. Fortunately, there are resources available to help people who enjoy making movies, short films, and writing filmmaking books. MWP Filmmaking books are available in many different styles and types, enabling you to learn about a variety of filmmaking subjects including making movies, film equipment, [...]

Film Script Writing – What Works, What Doesn’t

May 12, 2010 by  
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Film script writing is not easy. In fact, this is one of the most complicated and challenging types of creative writing productions that you can take on. You should learn how to develop ideas, brainstorm, and look at the bigger picture while also being able to zoom in on the little details in your mind. [...]

Writing Screenplay – Writing a Saleable Screenplay

May 12, 2010 by  
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Writing screenplay pieces is not something that everyone is capable of. There are many different ways to go about writing a screenplay, but you need to know the basics in order to become successful. Furthermore, it isn’t just about writing a script or learning how to screenwrite so that you can produce a finished product. [...]

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 [...]

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