Vasco de Sousa

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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Theoretical verses Practical filmmakers

Some people learn by study and observation.  Others learn by trial and error.  Most of us learn through both methods.  However, there are a few practical filmmakers out there who deny that they learned anything other than by experience.  Let’s contrast those with theoretical filmmakers, who learned how to make great films before they ever […]

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Two centuries of investment fraud

The largest area of investment fraud today is in cryptocurrencies.  Fintech, Biotech and other fields have fraud, and of course, fraudsters still pose as producers in film investment, including schemes links to tax breaks, and realtors in real estate. Every few years, in the 1980s, in 2000, in 2008, the market crashes partly because trusted […]

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