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I Got (Algo)Rithm

To be sung to the tune of George and Ira Gershwin’s “I Got Rhythm”: I got algo, I got rithm, I got pop-ups Who could ask for anything more? I’m a target of “smart marketing” That’s forever Who could ask … Continue reading

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Notzilla Trailer Premieres on Movieweb!

A Filmmaker’s Journal Watch it here or at Movieweb! The trailer for my comedy feature Notzilla just received its world premiere on the influential entertainment site… It also received its first review from Movieweb reviewer Kevin Burwick, who writes: “This … Continue reading

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Healing River

Originally posted on Rhemalogy:
A gentleman stopped by my website the other day and posted a like to my Heavens to Betsy 2 movie review. When I found out who he was it humbled me and yet made me feel…

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

My Feature Film is Finally Being Released! I’ve been updating readers for years about my first feature film as a writer-director, Over-the-Rhine. So I’m beyond thrilled to announce that it’s finally being released! And that its name has been changed … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

Father and Son Being Us “Be yourself. Everyone else is taken” is one of the most popular quotes around. And it’s a good one, although much overused by those desperately trying to be exactly what contemporary culture says they should … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

Tree Hugging in Florida We aren’t snowbirds; my wife and I like the four seasons. But when our executive producer offered a trip to the Florida Comedy Film Festival for the screening of our movie Notzilla, we jumped (well, flew, … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

Sunny Winter Movie Fests! Our feature film Notzilla is in the running for awards at two more festivals! The Florida Comedy Film Festival is one of America’s most prominent comedy movie fests. Which is sort of up our alley since … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

A New Batch of Kudos! More kudos have rolled in for our film Notzilla! Or, I don’t know, maybe they took an Uber (I’m not sure whether kudos can roll on their own). At any rate, they’ve arrived and our … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

Monster Love! Our feature film comedy Notzilla, an affectionate send-up of old monster movies, has received two new honors! (Click on any image to enlarge, or to start slide show) First, we were chosen to preview exclusive scenes from the … Continue reading

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A Life-Changer

Three years ago this month, we began production on Over-the-Rhine, my first feature film as a writer-director-producer. I’d made many short films over the years, but this was the first time anyone had ever put up the funding necessary for … Continue reading

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