Category Archives: Movies

A Filmmaker’s Journal

World’s Biggest Little Monster Movie Enters Pre-Production! (Teaser video below) We’ve entered pre-production on my late 50s/early 60s era B-picture monster movie spoof Notzilla. Which means long hours, too much to do in too little time (casting, hiring, location scouting, … Continue reading

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Movie Mashups!

Summer blockbuster movie season is here! And that means sequels, spinoffs, and remakes! What better way to generate fresh ideas (dubious term, perhaps) than a mashup? Here are some top contenders: And finally, my personal favorite (still in development, so … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

Keep it Real. Even When it’s Fake Two years ago, on the verge of directing my first feature film, I wrote things that would seem irrelevant to my second feature (now entering pre-production). After all, the film we were shooting … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

 Official Trailer for The Tribunal I’ve talked a lot about my feature film Over-the-Rhine, and about Notzilla, my in-the-works monster movie spoof  But up until now I’ve said little about my executive producer Mike Mergler or St. Michael Movies, the production … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Less than a month from now we begin shooting my feature film Over-the-Rhine (I’m writing and directing). I want to share the experience with you, my bloggish friends, partly because I think of you as my extended family…

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

This little five minute horror thriller (home movie) was one of my first efforts at filmmaking. It stars my daughter Elizabeth and my wife Trudy (my other daughter Amanda was the crew). Should I have waited for Halloween? It’s a … Continue reading

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Gradual Miracles

The good news was that my comedy monster movie had been greenlighted (received financing)! The not-so-good news was that the producers wanted me to relocate the story to America and, thus, reinvent all of the characters. Oy! I sort of … Continue reading

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