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May 23, 2016
Suzie in shock. (My favorite image of Suzie from last weekend's shoot.)
Being an indie producer allows for the occasional down time on set, especially with an experienced crew and an easy location.
Most of my job is done in prep before a single frame is shot. During film...
May 22, 2016
Old shed on a cattle ranch in Petaluma
Most of my job is done in prep before a single frame is shot. During filming, my role is generally t...
First day of shooting on One Good Egg at the Internet Archive, San Francisco
I joined the Scary Cow Film Collective two years ago to reconnect with the local filmmaking community without having to go back to production work full-time. It's a quirky organization, full of...
April 30, 2016
Jeff Bridges in still from Fearless © Warner Bros.
Having grown up in San Francisco, I have long yearned to see films that are quintessentially San Franciscan in character.
Most films shot here show off local landmarks as a shortcut to high pr...
April 8, 2016
View of the Pacific from Hearst Castlein San Simeon
Last fall, J and I drove down the California coast to San Simeon and spent an entire day at the famed Hearst Castle. While we wound our way through the magical estate, I started to think...
April 6, 2016
Sill from The Incredible Shrinking Man © Universal Pictures
A good book or film will speak to me differently at different points in my life. My ever-growing experience and associations continually supply new layers of meaning....
IN SEARCH OF THE QUINTESSENTIAL SAN FRANCISCO FILM
CAST PHOTOS FROM THE WASP-MEN FROM MARS! SHOOT
WHAT I LEARNED FROM TAKING STILL PHOTOS DURING FILMING
THE SCARY COW EXPERIENCE
WHY GATSBY IS GREAT
THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING MAN PROVIDES THE ANSWER
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