TCFF Insider Series: NOBODY’S SON short film & my interview w/ filmmaker Brian Austin

It's time for another Twin Cities Film Fest INSIDER SERIES event! One of the perks of being a member of TCFF is you get to see various indie films on the big screen AND also get to partake in the Q&A with the filmmakers afterwards. This February, TCFF is showcasing a dramatic short filmed in …

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HEARTS WANT in the press – only hours left on Kickstarter

Ok here's the last Kickstarter post you'll see here… Y'know what, whatever happens I'll be so relieved when it's done. If you think it's tough making a film, well, try launching a Kickstarter campaign 😉 We're in the home stretch! Just 63 hours left to go… we're so close, help us cross the finish line …

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A film blogger’s journey into indie filmmaking – writing/producing ‘Hearts Want’ short film

It's been forty plus years in the making. No, no, it didn't take me 40 years to write the script, though if I had written something as an infant I might've been a literary genius by now. Some of you know my life's been consumed by my short film project lately. Well, I had just …

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Finally… Hearts Want Short Film shoot begins!

It says ONE MORE DAY above but as I'm writing this post, it's actually less than NINE hours until cameras are rolling!! 😬 As you can imagine, my hubby Ivan Maramis and I likely won't get much sleep much tonight. We've been making a ton of lists… and checking 'em twice (or more) to make …

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Classic Flix Review: La Jetée (1962) by Rockerdad

Lately, I’ve been preaching to RTM the benefits of Netflix streaming. Recently acquiring a Blu Ray/Netflix player (for cheap), I’ve spent many a night since checking out Netflix’s Watch Instantly library. While the typical duds are to be found, there were some surprisingly good to great movies on the catalog as well as some must-see …

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Before GB was famous

Prior to bellowing 'Tonight, we dine in hell!" in 300 with his gravelly voice, Gerard Butler was just a struggling actor trying to make ends meet. Fast forward ten years and this short film still takes my breath away! Peter is a novelist who is going out of his mind because his wife and daughter …

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