I have released my first feature, Seven Dead Men, under a creative commons license. Feel free to download it off of LegalTorrents. If you would like to buy a copy, order it though google checkout and use the coupon code "slashdot" for a discount. The path to get to this point has been a long and circuitous one. If you have any questions about the process, ask away and I'll do my best to answer them.
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Spent the last couple of years making my first feature. Shot/wrote/edited/etc it myself on a shoe-string budget. Sent it off to a few film festivals not expecting much. The response thus far has matched my expectations. Hard to compete with people who have a thousand dollars for every one of mine.
The old saw goes it takes ten years to get good at anything. Made my first short back in 1999, keep on feeling like I'm just a single step away from breaking through. But as of yet, nothing.
And so, slogging ever onward. Been debating whether it would be a good idea to self-distribute/release the project under a CC license the same as I have with my shorts. If I sold a few dvds they would pay for the shooting if nothing else.
All I really want any more is somebody out there to watch the damn thing. And this cockamamie scheme would seem as decent as any other. Or rather, something something about doing it for the cause. Thoughts, yay or nay?
15" AlBook = pure goodness. I did the math and decided that the price/size ratio on the 250GB hard drive made it the best buy. And then went and splurged on the 320. Whatever. Mine's bigger.
Going to enter my first film festival next week. Mostly finished cutting corn, staring planting next year's wheat crop. Good times.
Now, if Apple'd just release a bloody 15" update so I can replace my dying pismo.
I've been a little lazy as of late. Offically gradumacated. Took a trip through Montana and most of her neighbor states. Worked on a cattle ranch for a few days. Greyhounded it to Washington/Oregon for a Fourth of July party.
So, without further ado: The Hole. (Sorenson, sorry.)
Comments/flames always welcome. Color correction and some other tweaks are still waiting, but it's about as edited as it's gonna be.
More stuff soon. (I hope.)
First of my winter break projects: Flame