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017 Austin Film Festival Rocks After 17 Years

January 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

Segment 15:  The Austin Film Festival is one that is sure to come to mind whenever the topic comes up and after 17 years, it very well should.  John Donovan and I had the chance...

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Zooming In On Filmmakers Notebook

November 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

At this time I’d like to take the opportunity to give you an update about this blog.  Filmmakers Notebook has just launched a Facebook Fan Page this week and I’ll be posting more videos, events,...

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For quite some time I’ve much admired Producer Marvin V. Acuna’s work, such as “The Great Buck Howard” and have been a frequent visitor to his website The Business of Show Institute (BOSI).  In fact,...

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Looking for Links to Filmmaking Resources?

August 14, 2010 | 1 Comments

When I set up the Filmmakers Notebook blog I started a page with various resources I’d found on the internet for filmmakers and screenwriters.  Recently during a conversation with an acquaintance I discovered that even...

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The second part of my Q&A interview with Producer/Actress Charlene Blaine-Schulenburg concentrating on her point of view as a film producer. Q. What made you decide to start your own production company? A. Ever since...

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One independent film that has caught the attention of fans and film festivals alike is the drama “Reach for Me”.  The heartwarming story about the inhabitants of a hospice featured a stellar cast including Seymour Cassel,...

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 Steve Marra, Director of the independent film “Amanda”, had reason to smile last May as he celebrated the movie’s red carpet premiere along with cast members Ariana Dubynin (Amanda) and Bill Bannister (Bob Bender) at...

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Daniel Petrie, Jr., Tony Blake and Timothy Dowling offered lots of helpful suggestions and good information speaking on the Writers Panel....

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Film Short: This Writing Panel is Right On!

June 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

Anyone interested in writing for either film or television had to see the panel featuring Daniel Petrie, Jr. (Beverly Hills Cop, The Big Easy), Tony Blake (Charmed) and Timothy Dowling (Role Models) at the 2010...

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  Academy Award Winner Mark Boal’s journey from journalist to screenplay writer was an interesting one that began long before he wrote the “The Hurt Locker” he explained at the 2010 Campus Moviefest.  Graduating from Oberlin College...

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