As I embark on this journey (more exciting than anything I’ve done previously) I’m gobbling up knowledge as quickly as my brain can absorb.
I produced and directed my first short PRELUDE TO MURDER IN SOUTHEAST AUSTIN earlier this year under the tutelage of
Sundance’s Collab program. The award winning directors, Julia Solomonoff and Danielle Lessovitz taught the lab — wow! I will direct my next short in September.
I can’t read books on the art of directing fast enough. I can’t view enough online classes and seminars.
But no matter what, I’ve recognized a truth that is
absolute no matter where I turn…
Every really good director I’ve communicated with has these things in common: humility, honesty, a love for actors and a willingness to help those of us who want to learn and grow.
I’m humbled by their attitude and hope I’m there some day.
And the good news from April 14th…
OUT OF XATALA made the 2020 BlueCat Screenplay Competition
I received some of the best notes EVER from BlueCat’s script analysis.
I’m excited to be a
Quarter-Finalist for BlueCat’s 2020 Screenplay Competition.
Looking forward to April 14th!
p.s. I loved KNIVES OUT!
This is just what I needed!
In eight weeks I went from complete ignorance to producing, writing and directing my own short film PRELUDE TO MURDER IN SOUTHEAST AUSTIN while being mentored by
Julia Solomonoff and Danielle Lessovitz.
Thank you so much to my incredible cast of actors,
Perri Reavis and Lon Lawson. And to my DP and editor, Benjamin Ward. Directing is truly a collaborative adventure that unites everyone on set.
And add to all of that… This course has set me on the correct path for directing Della Greenawalt’s award winning script SUNFLOWER CARE in May.
Another Official Selection.
Goa Film Festival in Kothrud Pune, India.
Thank you, Goa!
Great news for BROKERED HEART and my Edie as she’s torn between her convictions and reality.
Two more Official Selections!
We made Official Selection and Semi-Finalist at
FirstGlance Film Festival Philadelphia!
and Official Selection at
Focus International Film Festival!
More news soon!
Piss Elm Entertainment
Empty Theater Productions
I like Screenplay Festival and they seem to like my writing style and voice.
Brokered Heart is in the MOVIE: Thriller/Horror
2019 Finalists list
Tomorrow Shea shines in OUT OF THE WALLS and deserves this so much.
Here’s to a win!
And hopefully a second win for FERAL!
2019 Widescreen Film & Music Video Festival
Las Vegas and
Widescreen, here we come!
Screening on October 4 and 5th.
So excited to be an official selection of the
Grapevine Film Festival!
I can’t wait to visit those thirteen wineries on Main Street of Grapevine, Texas!