I started out with photography and
got a BFA from Cornell in the early
80's. I then became involved with
engineering. Making films spans all sorts
of professions, as any filmmaker
FROM OUT OF THE BLUE
is a black and white feature about
an woman, and a young girl that
all fall in love amongst themselves.
The amorous seeds are sown during
a softball tournament in California
and come into full bloom in New
I'm currently writing a script and
preparing a budget for a feature film
that involves a man recently
released from a mental institution that takes
on a hostage due to his
interpretation of the Latin Bible while incarcerated.
I want to keep the budget similar
to what I used for my previous film, to stay
within this context.
THE STATE OF INDIE FILM.
Not much of an authority on this
topic, though I do appreciate the
potential of independent cinema.
It's the only forum currently capable
of realizing the true potential of
film. The limited funds available
filmmaking works to an advantage.
It seems the more money involved with a
project the more likely those
involved will want to hedge their bets, go
for the accessible, tap into the
stereotypical. But filmmaking, like all
art, shouldn't be about money, but
about realizing personal vision.