Here is part three of my ongoing series detailing my personal experiences with digital cinema surrounding the production of my first film April Showers. The original article, in its entirety, can be found on Theo’s Roundtable. —– Following a collapsed economy and an R rating by the MPAA (don’t get me started), my first film or foray into the [...]

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Here is part two of my ongoing series detailing my personal experiences with digital cinema surrounding the production of my first film April Showers. The original article, in its entirety, can be found on Theo’s Roundtable. —– As complicated as filming April Showers was in 4K using the now defunct Dalsa Origin II camera system, it was nothing [...]

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Below is an excerpt from my first article in what is to be an ongoing series that will examine and discuss various topics having to do with digital cinema -from script to screen. This series will be hosted, in its entirety, on Theo’s Roundtable, though you will be able to read excerpts here. I’ve partnered with [...]

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Last week I submitted my theater, and an accompanying video, to my “boss” and famed theater designer Theo Kalomirakis. I wanted to get Theo’s thoughts on my design and see what, if any, improvements he might suggest -not that I have a great deal of room or money for said improvements mind you. I didn’t [...]

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This story is part of a new segment that we’re kicking off on Theo’s Roundtable, where master home theater designer, Theo Kalomirakis, weighs in on readers’ personal home theater spaces. I thought I’d be the first to toss my hat into the ring, given the response I have received following my filming of my theater [...]

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The following post has been brewing for some time and is a direct result of several conversations that I’ve had with Michael Gaughn, editor of Theo’s Roundtable. Michael has been kind enough to help me with this post so I wanted to take this opportunity to thank him and to encourage you all to read [...]

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The story below was originally published on Theo’s Roundtable, for which I am contributing writer. Lately, there has been a lot of chatter here on Theo’s Roundtable about the death of cinema and how home theater has reached a point where it’s begun to overtake commercial cinemas in terms of relevance. I’ve even contributed to such [...]

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The story below was originally published on Theo’s Roundtable, for which I am contributing writer. Roughly four years ago—this month, actually—I had a conversation with a gentleman that would follow me to this day. The gentleman was a high-ranking individual with one of the premier theater chains. We were discussing the theatrical release of my first [...]

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The story below was originally published on Theo’s Roundtable, for which I am contributing writer. The other day, while evaluating a product in my theater, I kicked on David Fincher’s breakout hit, Seven, which, for me, is still one of the best thrillers of all time. I own many copies of the film—seven to be exact—though this [...]

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The story below was originally published on Theo’s Roundtable, for which I am contributing writer. The other day, my colleague and fellow A/V journalist John Sciacca wrote about how physical discs were not dead and how they’d have one last hurrah with the pending release of 4K. While I’m in partial agreement with many of John’s [...]

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The story below was originally published on Theo’s Roundtable, for which I am contributing writer. Having recently returned from CES 2013 in Las Vegas, the trend I found most disturbing at the show was just how readily people were willing to—as well as encourage others to—part with safe viewing habits in order to see 4K [...]

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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