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Part 2 of the Filmmakers Notebook Q&A with the talented and insightful filmmaker, Angelo Bell.  As I mentioned before, it is not only Angelo’s creativity and abilities that made me want to find out more about...

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The first time I heard of Angelo Bell was on Twitter.  I read a couple of his tweets about writing screenplays and wanted to know more.  Here was a filmmaker with wit and wisdom who...

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Here is the second part of a Q&A with Filmmaker Val Lauren, who  was the first recipient of Openfilm’s Get It Made Competition.  Val won the grand prize for his short “HELP”, about a son desperate to...

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Filmmaker Val Lauren was the first recipient of Openfilm’s Get It Made Competition, winning the grand prize for his short “HELP”, about a son desperate to save his dying mother.  Born and raised in Los...

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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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Film Short: Have a Look at Our Trailer for ACCUSED

September 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

One question that as Co-Producer I’ve been asked repeatedly during the past several months is “Do you have a trailer yet for ACCUSED?”  While I realized that a trailer serves as a film’s calling card,...

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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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