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Why I don’t review short films

Hi Vasco – thanks for sending me your review. I deliberately chose mediocre films, because that’s more of a challenge than describing excellence. While your review was fun to read, and very well written (actually the best of all the submissions), its tone was far too negative, to the point of sourness, for what I […]

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Filmmakers are human beings

Okay, Shooting People and Stage 32 now allow us to limit our search to paid and unpaid projects, allowing amateurs to work on unpaid projects and professionals to try and make a living, in theory. Some of the unpaid work, when times in a calculator, ends up being less than minimum wage (unless you write […]

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Eighteen thousand four hundred forty two. 18,442

That number above is the number of films on shooting people, last time I checked. Who has time to watch all of them? We can search by keyword. But, we might not know the right keyword. Then, add those on Vimeo, DailyMotion, Youtube, Netflix, and German, Hungarian, Japanese, Indian, Nigerian, Chinese and other video sites […]

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alternative jobs for film grads

John Ballard works in an air raid shelter, wearing protective clothing, cutting green substances off a carpet with a knife.  His job, according to Men’s Fitness, is “Breaking Bad meets the Good Life.” “Controlled environment agriculture partly came about from people growing weed.” Ballard says.  What he grows, however is perfectly legal health food.  Perhaps […]

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How not to sell yourself

Occasionally, I get a spam message from someone trying to sell their services.  These are not replies to jobs I had posted, and they are not aimed at me. Here’s the latest one.  It’s actually better than most, at least the individual has outlined some abilities.  Now, you might say a bad pitch is better […]

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Vote Attila: Pitch

Logline: A debate shakes the colosseums. Who should take over the Roman Empire? Then, a new candidate emerges: Attila the Hun. Fantasy High Budget Short Synopsis Most people know Attila the Hun was a warrior, called the scourge of Rome. Attila has featured in novels as a villain or a hero.   but he’s sometimes confused […]

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What we’re looking for, and what we’re not

Occasionally, we receive email from people who want to make films with us. To clarify things, I’ve decided to put up a post about what I’m looking for and what I’m not. We create fiction and art.  Our goal is to have a studio identity, to create new genres.  Not necessarily film. We are not […]

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Happy Fathers day, Glad Fars Dag

Happy Father’s Day! I’ve never been to Sweden.  And no, I’m not half Swedish either.  So, why say Happy Father’s Day in Swedish? Well, we all have the same amount of days in a year, and we all have fathers, but the Swedish are allegedly the happiest people on earth. And, as our hobbies include […]

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