Category: Writing

Sketch: String Theory (1/5/2021)

I’ve been thinking about string theory quite a bit lately. That’s kinda all one could do, “seeing” how we’ll never “see” any physical evidence of such. It also seems like such a waste of time, but wasting time is greater part of what I do. […]

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Georgia Avenue Snapping Turtle (9/2009)

I was driving up Arkansas Avenue, in Northwest DC, about to turn onto Georgia Avenue, so that I could return to the studio on Illinois Avenue, just a few blocks north. I was talking to myself… more like yelling, as I was dealing with some […]

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Am I A Cinematographer?

I have a bunch of equipment, from several cameras, lots of lenses, every type of light, reflectors, stands, a gimbal, a motorized slider, jib and an assortment of grip. I also shoot a ton of things, from scripted material, interviews, b-roll of all kinds and […]

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Short Screenplay: Delusion of Power

I began writing this short script about 13 years prior to actually creating what I called a first draft. This has been a difficult script to write mostly because of life pulling me in many directions… along with writing 20 other scripts that were more […]

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Finding Our Way: Park Triangle and Beyond

I’ve been at this things since I was born. Fiddling with things, breaking things apart, creating things, inventing things, mostly of no real worldly value but entertaining only to myself. Yet, in 1999, I began to envision a creative company, as I delved into the […]

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Hanging Out at Chipotle (9/2019)

The Chipotle on M Street, right around the corner from the office is one of the liveliest of Chipotles. From the super-aggressive indigent folks nearby, to the drunk party-goers thinking they own the place… it feels like home. I’ve actually gotten razor close to fisticuffs […]

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Let’s get it!

I was particularly excited about things on this day. We had a plethora of projects and inquiries for more, so that meant we could eat! I was just arriving at the office on 18th Street this day, excited about the direction in life. I’ve been […]

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Screenplay Awards! (6/2019)

Even though I write, I never called myself a writer, for one superficial reason: no recognition. Well all that has changed, with two awards from the screenwriting competition at The DaVinci International Film Festival (DIFF) for my screenplay, Knife to a Gunfight. It’s a gritty fictional […]

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Knife to a Gunfight: The Screenplay

I was picking up my son at his elementary school one day. I felt my typical frustration that when I’d come to pick him up, he’d be by himself usually far off in some “lonely corner” in the play area, moving is hands around, imagining […]

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Urbanworld 2010: Screenplay Finalist and Short Film Screening

This has been the best film festival experience to date. First off, being in the Viacom building in Times Square was so inspiring… seeing a few celebrates and mixing and mingling some of the best creatives in the US was something I’d never forget. I […]

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