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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

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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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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Cloudzilla!

These pre-spring cloud formations are so cool it’s scary! A subtle thumbs-up from God, perhaps, about my new in-the-works feature film project Notzilla?

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

Notzilla! I tried to write something deep this morning. Honest. But just couldn’t. Because I’m currently marinating in a heady mélange of comedic mellifluosity (gags and groaners scribbled on scratch paper). Most of which will end up in the next … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

New Feature Film in the Works! I was planning to write a profoundly serious blog post today. Oops! Instead, I find myself in final negotiations to write, direct, and produce an absurdly over-the-top feature film–and loving it! It’s my earnest … Continue reading

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Hello, God?

(See videos at end of this post) My friend Mina is proudly neopagan. What’s a neopagan? Good question. It would be easier to say what a neopagan isn’t, since they represent more of a subculture than a specific set of … Continue reading

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