Category Archives: Useless Things

Being a Rookie TV Writer at 44

Here’s a twitter thread about what it’s been like becoming a television writer in my forties. It’s an emotional moment for other reasons and it makes me really feel the…

NSI Online Debut of Useless Things

Useless Things makes its internet debut today after a successful festival run. The script, directed by Green Dragon’s Faisal Lutchmedial, won the Writer’s Guild of Canada English Prize at the…

Useless Things on the CBC

CBC anthology program Canadian Reflections will be broadcasting the award winning (Writers Guild of Canada English script prize Festival du Nouveau Cinema) short drama Useless Things written, directed and starring…

Writing Partners and the dreaded First Draft

I have been doing a lot of writing lately, trying to get my next projects in full swing before I have finished my last one, which is either a good…

Spending Time and Money

I’ve spent a lot of the last month working – not on my film editing, but on the job that pays the bills.  It’s a necessary evil most of us…

Post Production

Its been a couple of weeks since we finished shooting but we are only getting into the editing now.  Reason is, it took a very long time for my almost…

Going at this from another angle

Not long ago I had a conversation with a relative who asked me if I had a blog, which I replied to with an emphatic “no, I can’t imagine that…

Screening times in Toronto

The screening times for the ReelWorld Film Fesitval have been published, and Useless Things will be playing at the Cineplex Canada Square on April 8th at 6pm and April 11th…

Useless Things at the ReelWorld Film Festival

Useless Things has been selected to be presented at the ReelWorld Film Festival in Toronto. The 10th annual edition of the festival takes place between the 7th and 11th of…

Useless Things at the Rendez-vous cinema quebecois

My most recently completed film, Useless Things, will be screening at the Rendez Vous Cinema Quebecois in Montreal at COURT MÉTRAGE DE FICTION – PROGRAMME PASSAGES – SÉANCE Thursday 18…