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Jay Kristopher: An Inside Look

Okay, I have typed out about 6.3 versions of the opening introduction to this interview. I attempted to pump it full of accolades for our interviewee as well as tried to talk about the vision of Greenlit. I really tried to incorporate how “it’s awesome to have such a great actor to open...

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3D Workflow

In a recent blog post I talked about shooting a short in 3D and I thought today I’d share a little bit about my post workflow for that project.   So my setup was basically two flip cameras gaff taped together plus a shotgun mic rubber banded to the bottom of my rails rig. It was...

Karen Bradford

Karen Bradford: Inside Entertainment Publicity

I started a magazine similar to Greenlit Magazine in my teenage years, and it actually grew to be a strong online magazine for years. In those years, I had the pleasure of meeting Karen Bradford, an entertainment publicist, and she grew to be very much a mentor for the magazine. Learning about...

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Canon Cinema EOS C300 PL Super 35mm

The independent filmmaker now has no excuse with the great cameras that are out there, everything from the RED Epic to the the sturdy, mobile cameras of my recent choice, Canon 5d Mark II and the Canon 7d of which I have shot many a short film using (60 Seconds of Action short film –...

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Jason’s Top Christmas Movie Picks

One would think that writing a blog about your three favorite Christmas films would be a pretty easy thing to do. In reality, it is a bit more difficult for a guy like me. You see, as I sit down to write this, it has dawned on me that I am a sucker for all (well MOST) of them. I love classics...

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There’s No Crying in Movies

A League of Their Own was such a great movie. After it came out I would complain during baseball practice and my dad would steal that line and use it often.   There’s also no crying in the movies either.   A few years ago, while working on a set, we were shooting a scene where one...

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The Indie Filmmaker’s Best Qualities…

If you’re reading this blog, you’re most likely an indie filmmaker or at least someone who hasn’t had their big break yet. I know at times it can seem like you’re never going to get your big opportunity and that you may be stuck in this merry-go-round of frustration & failure. Well...