Filmmaking means messing up (repeatedly)

There’s an anecdote about getting hired to work in film. It goes something like this: Hiring person says to the candidate, “You want to be on my crew? Tell me about a time where you really messed up on set. How’d you handle it?” Candidate response, “Well, I’ve never messed up.” “Well then, you’re fired,” says the hiring manager. “You have no place on my crew if you’ve never messed

That’s a wrap!

We wrapped principal photography on OH CRAPPY DAY this month! With one week of rehearsals and three weeks of filming, it’s the longest-running production I’ve had the pleasure of working on – aside from my own films. I’m so honored and grateful to have been a part of it. Serving as first assistant director (1st AD) was a really wonderful new challenge. I learned a lot working with everyone. And,

Film fests + warmer weather? Yes, pls.

Some of my favorite film festivals are happening soon! They’re right around the corner and it makes me really giddy. Not only do I love the film festivals for watching movies, talking about our craft, and seeing what others are doing. But these fests mean that warmer weather and longer days are on the way, too! By sharing these with you, I don’t mean to leave out any other festivals.

That’s a wrap on Week 1

Whew! It’s Friday. Which means we made it through Week 1 of principal photography on OH CRAPPY DAY! The feature-length film is coming together well, despite a few hiccups in our first week. Hiccups? Yup. Making movies is always an adventure, no matter the size of your budget or the years of experience you have – and that’s part of the reason I find it so attractive. You can make

Want to be in a movie?

So, great news. Now I can finally share that I’m helping some friends shoot their feature-length film in Raleigh, N.C., over the next few weeks. I’m so honored and grateful for the opportunity! We start shooting tomorrow (Sunday, February 24, 2019), and we’ll be shooting in the Raleigh area over the next three weeks. There are some scenes where extras are needed, too. This is where you come in! Want