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Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: my involvement with Directors Lab West

Last week I tendered my resignation from Directors Lab West, a group of devoted volunteers who run workshops, round-tables, etc in

Los Angeles every May for stage Directors and Choreographers. 687 more words


Fun Shooting My First Music Video

A couple of weeks ago, me and friend went down to our local park with a camera, tripod and some props. Every shot we filmed in the same park, yet look like different scenes. 30 more words


Mark Stouffer, Emmy Award-Winning Director and Filmmaker--Guest 09/11/2014

We welcome to Ken Boxer Live the Emmy award-winning director and filmmaker Mark Stouffer. In addition to his two Emmy awards, Stouffer has received nine Emmy nominations, a Directors Guild of  America best director nomination, and over 75 international awards. 159 more words


Christopher Nolan Interview

Brilliant interview with Christopher Nolan, mostly about The Dark Knight Rises, but also about Inception and Nolan’s philosophy of film.  I was especially interested in his comments regarding the superiority of shooting on… 8 more words


Three Months with Pook

I had the pleasure of directing and producing my first production in New York City this past July. The play was called Three Months with Pook   525 more words


Book Review: The Filmmaker’s Eye: Learning (and Breaking) the Rules of Cinematic Composition

Publisher: Focal Press

Release Date: September 1, 2010

“I always wanted to have a guide that specialized in the specific requirements that are inherent to the composition of shots intended for telling stories with moving images, also known as cinematic composition.

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Book Review: Setting Up Your Shots: Great Camera Moves Every Filmmaker Should Know (2nd Edition)

Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions

Release Date: July 1, 2008

Jeremy Vineyard’s book was never intended to be an in-depth examination of shot construction. At 147 pages (not counting the index and reference pages), the book acts more as an introduction to certain cinematic techniques. 136 more words