Last week and the week prior I wrote a couple of posts dealing with the topic of anamorphic filmmaking and exhibition. Both articles dealt with anamorphic’s inherent cinematic qualities and less about its raw technical aspects. It’s not that I didn’t understand the technical behind what makes an anamorphic image an anamorphic image, I did, [...]

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The story below was originally published on Theo’s Roundtable, for which I am contributing writer. With all this talk about technology lately, it can be easy to forget that none of it—not one pixel—matters if the content is crap. I’ll admit it’s easy to get wrapped up in all this new technology and all the press [...]

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The story below was originally published on Theo’s Roundtable, for which I am contributing writer. With so much attention being paid to pixels nowadays, it’s easy to overlook arguably the more influential part of what makes a film feel cinematic—its aspect ratio. An aspect ratio is merely the relationship between an image’s width and height. Most of today’s HDTVs [...]

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I recently read an article on Yahoo news (I think) that broke down the real costs associated with being on a show such as American Idol. Along with detailing the costs contestants incur, it also broke down the projected payouts they might make as a result of their participation -even if that participation didn’t result [...]

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Wait what!? That’s what I said upon getting the news that would ultimately force my hand and cause me to have to postpone the filming of Love In Training indefinitely. Just because I fancy myself a director does not mean I’m always in complete control of the world around me (I was shocked too) and [...]

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This question surfaced (again) yesterday during a conversation that I had yesterday with one of my fellow writers, David Vaughn of Home Theater magazine, whose daughter wishes to attend film school. I get asked this question a lot and while I didn’t directly attend a film school per se – I went to The Art [...]

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This weekend I made the commitment to myself and to others that Love In Training is, in fact, happening and moving forward. While there is A LOT to figure out between now and October (when I wish to begin filming) this weekend was good on many levels; chief of which being taking my own destiny [...]

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The other day, while doing more writing on my still untitled drama, I was struck by this overwhelming sense that I had somehow made a mistake. Stranger still was that the mistake I felt I was making had nothing to do with the story in front of me, but instead with a story I had [...]

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I realized a few weeks ago that I have spent the better part of the last year in relative silence doing little to bring you, my loving supporters, up to speed on what’s going on. First let me apologize, for that simply isn’t cool and not what I planned on when I decided to launch [...]

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Filmography

 April Showers (2009)

Genre: Drama
Studio: WarnerVOD
Written/Directed by: Andrew Robinson
Produced by: Jenna Edwards, April Wade
Starring: Kelly Blatz, Daryl Sabara, Janel Parrish, Ellen Woglom, Illeana Douglas and Tom Arnold