2012
02.25

Every person has their own style and process for writing scripts. I find myself listening to a ┬ávirtual soundtrack to get inspiration. I thought I would share some of the music on my personal “Weird Girls” soundtrack.

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2012
02.14

Aimee Thomas is another really talented actress who helped out with our first table read of Weird Girls. Not too long after the reading she posted her thoughts about how it went on her blog.

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2012
02.06

I recently saw a brilliant short made by Max Landis chronicling the “Death of Superman” arc DC Comics ran a few years ago.

I’ve also been obsessed with Mass Effect and the impending release of the next game in the franchise in March.

I’ve always really enjoyed the storytelling in Mass Effect and earlier today I realized that the Death of Superman explains one of the reasons I enjoy the game and the story behind Mass Effect.

(Careful…. spoilers to “The Hunger Games” and “Serenity” are nestled below)

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2012
02.02

I’ve written a lot of screenplays. I’ve been a reader at film festivals and gone through hundreds of scripts. I’ve joined screenwriting groups and sat in more than my share of table reads. I’ve worked with small groups and helped break a lot of stories and scripts.

Today I just finished my first draft of my first comic book script.

It felt like I was writing in a completely different language with a totally different alphabet.

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2012
01.26

Cameras are powerful tools. A picture really can speak a thousand words in emotions and memories. The challenge we had in CELL was in finding a way to keep that picture interesting. There are only so many shots you can get in about 800 square feet, which was the total size of our set. And not all of it was usable space for the camera.

I think we did a pretty good job mixing up our shots so it felt fresh throughout the series.

We also used a little trick to help express things to the viewers that they hopefully never realized.

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