Category Archives: film

That’s a wrap!

We finished shooting Mr. Crab a few days ago and I am still exhausted from the process.  I can safely say this film was one of the few I have…

Making films can be environmentally disastrous

It’s something I think about, and something that worries me.  But its very hard to be carbon neutral / environmentally friendly when you are making a movie, even when you’re…

Money, and what you do with it

There are filmmakers out there who are able to make really amazing works, and sometimes really popular works, on a shoestring budget.  Feature films for under $100,000.00.  Under $50,000.00.  Under…

Art Direction

Something that I’ve noticed over the last few years is that I have grown more and more interested in the art direction in my films.  I remember one of my…

Casting Call for “Mr. Crab”

I am looking for actors for my next short film, and I was hoping that someone might know someone else who would be great. If you do know an actor…

A few films on the slate

Found an article written about Useless Things on the web, prompted by the upcoming screening in Toronto. The article can be found here. I also thought that I would plug…

Bangladeshi Garment Girl

I didn’t actually make this title, mine was “Bangladeshi Garment Workers”, just to set the record straight. In any case, this was a short film I made for Current TV…

Welcome to my Director’s Notes, where I will post from time to time information about screenings of my films, and try to give some insight into my process as a…