Archive for January, 2011

Francis Ford Coppola: On Risk, Money, Craft & Collaboration

By • Jan 29th, 2011 • Category: General

Coppola in a great interview with The 99% I once found a little excerpt from Balzac. He speaks about a young writer who stole some of his prose. The thing that almost made me weep, he said, “I was so happy when this young person took from me.” Because that’s what we want. We want […]



Love for the clapper loader!

By • Jan 26th, 2011 • Category: General

Subtleties of the Slate from Inspiration Studios on Vimeo.



By • Jan 25th, 2011 • Category: General

Why 3D doesn’t work!

By • Jan 25th, 2011 • Category: General

Roger Ebert posted a letter from the great film editor and sound designer Walter Murch who says this: The biggest problem with 3D, though, is the “convergence/focus” issue. A couple of the other issues — darkness and “smallness” — are at least theoretically solvable. But the deeper problem is that the audience must focus their […]



This seems like a really good way to die…

By • Jan 21st, 2011 • Category: General

Mark Visser Rides JAWS at Night! from Fortrus Sports on Vimeo. I’m surprised this guy can fit his HUGE BALLS on his board while he rides 40ft waves at night.



You must be Jokinen…

By • Jan 20th, 2011 • Category: General

Is it wrong that I could watch this for hours?



Work for free??

By • Jan 19th, 2011 • Category: General

I wish I had consulted this flow chart a few times after I got out of college:



Teaser trailer for my new short film The Lover

By • Jan 15th, 2011 • Category: General

Teaser for THE LOVER from rob neilson on Vimeo.



Website re-design!

By • Jan 15th, 2011 • Category: General

Hey folks, It’s been a long, long time since I updated much of anything on here…but thanks to