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The workshop weekend is about to start!

Tonight is the first read through of Foothills Park! We can’t wait to get this workshop weekend started! :)


Staged reading!

So, my Sonnets play is getting its staged reading next Monday, as… well, basically as part of the 2014 Shakespearean celebrations.

For several reasons, I haven’t been able to attend rehearsals, so it’s going to be a complete surprise. 373 more words


You Can Change The Story

It is a typical Friday night.  You are sitting in the movie theatre.  Someone is sitting near you.  Maybe you hear the soft chatter of your best friend as the lights go down.   556 more words


A couple of little sketches I knocked up a little while back.  Hope you enjoy them!

(Many thanks to Lance, Meredith and all the folks who helped.)


The Structure of Story

The structure of a story always has to have a beginning, middle and end. It doesn’t need to be complicated. But it must have structure, or your audience will not be able to follow the story, or not feel satisfied at the end of the video. 1,358 more words

Movie Making

Old vs. Young

I recently had a big idea. Call it a wild revelation. And since this wild revelation hit in full force in the craziest of places, and given that I’ve had time to contemplate its impact, I feel comfortable sharing it with you, if you’re up for it, because this revelation has completely altered the way I’ve viewed not just my playwrighting but life in general. 1,912 more words


Goals of the Class

I want students to learn the power of story to make a video that anyone would enjoy and watch to the very end. With the YouTube generation, video is more important than ever. 43 more words

Movie Making