Hollywood Needs Major Script Rewrite

HW stands for Harvey Weinstein, but it also stands for (H)olly(W)ood By now about everyone on the planet has heard about (and hopefully been disgusted by) the numerous sorted events surrounding Harvey Weinstein. I have no intention of rehashing the developing dialogue...

Production Anniversary

Yup, hard to believe, exactly 10 years ago today we wrapped “Dreams Awake” up on Mt. Shasta in northern California. It was the most fun, most stress, most crazy, most inspiring time I’ve ever had. And with a great bunch of people, both cast and crew....

Lost Imagination?

Everyone nowadays is a film expert. Aren’t they? Hell, maybe they are. It seems that now by the time you are twenty you’ve seen more movies than the number of books you will ever read in a lifetime. Does that make us less or more literate? Less or more educated? Less...

Losing My Virginity

It has now been over 30 years ago that I got paid for the very first time to write a feature film screenplay. Hard to believe it has all flown by that quick. And that someone was actually willing back then to unload some serious cash on me just to write said script....

Finding Courage

We all know what courage is … I think. Yes, of course we do, maybe. Courage is one of those brazen concepts that initially we should all have some common agreement on. But actually, courage involves a whole lot, a very whole lot, for such an obviously simple concept....