Monthly Archives: March 2014

Marketing Matters

For many low budget productions simply scraping funds together for a shoot or a show is challenge enough.  There are so many expenses and things to think about just to make it to the Martini Shot or Opening Night that many … Continue reading

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Casting – It’s Not Personal

Actors are not the only ones who experience rejection during the casting process, no matter what side of the table you are on, just remember it’s not personal. On more than one occasion I have written a role with someone … Continue reading

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Production Timeline

Give it a year.  It doesn’t matter whether you’re working on a short film or workshopping a new play, give yourself a year to execute the project from Pre-Production through Post-Production or Performances.  Some project take a little more time … Continue reading

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Don’t Force it!

When it comes to writing, inspiration plays a huge role in my productivity. I get ideas all the time.  Each time a new one pops up there is a fire lit from within me.  I have a habit of sitting … Continue reading

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Set A Deadline

Originally posted on Guerrilla Theatre:
When embarking on a new project journey I find it extremely beneficial to set deadlines for myself, this way I force myself to create a timeline and to stick to it to the best of…

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Do It Anyway!

Originally posted on Guerrilla Theatre:
I don’t want to get out of bed…Do it anyway. It’s too much work…Do it anyway. It’s so difficult…Do it anyway. I ‘m not ready to write…Do it anyway. I don’t want to do re-writes…Do…

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Rolling With The Punches

Originally posted on Guerrilla Theatre:
When working on a production it is common to be sideswiped by many unforeseen factors; equipment malfunctioning, failing to back up footage properly, blackouts during a show, costumes ruined from sitting in paint or shrinking…

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