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It rained last night, and it's cloudy. My favorite time to take pictures in the meadow is when the sun is just starting to rip past the trees. When it's cloudy it's often hard to find things to photograph because the flatness of the light makes it difficult to separate the foreground from the background; everything is kind...

This afternoon while working with Suki on the first Act of “All The Rage” the home phone rang and I ran to get it. Our landline (well at least our Ethernet land line) gets almost entirely robo calls but the number was local so I grabbed it. A man launched in to his written spiel. (I’m using quotes...

We are at the point in editing "All The Rage" where we had hoped to include both the ideas and words of Jonah Lehrer. As I detailed in this piece a couple of years ago, while doing research for the film I came across an article that he wrote for Wired called, "Trials and Errors: Why Science is Failing...

Broken Angel film - rough trailer from rumur on Vimeo. In the fall of 2006 I had been shooting what would become Battle for Brooklyn for about 2 years. The film is about a community trying to save itself from being bulldozed for a basketball arena and massive development project. The site was only a few blocks from my...

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post about our upcoming theatrical premiere for Who Took Johnny, and explained why were taking the distribution path that we were. We opened it in Des Moines because there were a couple of things we needed in order to legitimize the film; press and audience. We got them both in...