Sometimes I need someone else to help me get over myself

 

On Sunday night I had an idea— let’s face it folks, I have hundreds of ideas a week.  That’s one of my challenges- discerning which idea to follow.   It was a screenplay. And it wasn’t the screenplay I was supposed…

It's confirmed: I am a total Nerd!

Check it out!  I got to talk with Marcus Blake and Alex Moore from That Nerd Show again!  This time we talked about filmmaking during a pandemic, women in film, Stuck, and the Women's Texas Film Festival!  We also covered…

The Grant Writing Process/Part 5: Project Description 

Okay ya'll!  We're wrapping this up with a big finale!  The Project Description!  You are going to be the first to hear about my next film project! But since I'm not quite ready to go public with my next film…

The Grant Writing Process Part 4: Video Samples! 

Okay, here we go!  Part 4 of our in-depth look into what it takes to apply for a grant in the arts! If you're new to the series, I have been sharing the materials from my own grant submission to…

The Grant Writing Process/Part 3: CURRICULUM VITAE OR FILMOGRAPHY 

Alright-- here's installment #3 of the AFS grant writing process! 

This portion covers CURRICULUM VITAE OR FILMOGRAPHY.  That's pretty straightforward-- it's basically my filmmaking resume.  My filmmaking resume may not be as beefy as some of the other applicants so…

The Grant Writing Process/Part 1: The Artist's Statement 

I thought it would be interesting to some, and even helpful to others, to ge an inside look at an application to the Austin Film Society's Development Grant.  In this 5-part series I'll explain all of the requirements to you--…

Sharing the light:)

Hello lovely patrons! 

It's a beautiful (hot) day here in Texas!  I'm doing my best to find the light in what looks like a very dark world right now. I've come to understand my place in things, at least for…

LIVESTREAM SATURDAY! 

I'm going live at 2pm(CST) on Saturday to answer all of your STUCK-related questions!  It's the kind of movie that sparks all kinds of conversations, so let's chat.  And even if you don't have questions- pop by to say hi…

STUCK is on Prime!

After 20 years in the making... STUCK is now available on Prime Direct!

It's been an amazing journey, and it's not over yet!  In order to get this micro-budget feature film in front of audiences we need grass-roots support.

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Well, this is interesting

I never expected to say this, but thank god for all those decades of therapy, 12-step recovery meetings, yoga studies, and personal growth classes! If it weren’t for those, I’d be a huge mess right now. Instead I have been…

In this 5 minutes you are safe... 

I know that there is a lot of fear out there right now and it's easy to get caught up in it. I've been doing my best to sort through what is real and here in my present moment and…