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DC Shorts Laughs featured local comedians with some of the funniest films from the DC Shorts Film Festival. Short flicks alternated with comics Jon Mumma, Brandy Reece and David Miller from the Funniest Fed competition (yes, there is such a … Continue reading
DC Shorts Mentors is a great new opportunity for aspiring filmmakers to learn how to make movies. Over four weekends in March and April, you learn how to write, cast, shoot and market your cinematic vision. I had the chance … Continue reading
The DC Shorts Film Festival has a great new tagline: DC Shorts champions short filmmaking. Marketing taglines are a lot of times so much fluff, filled with words like “leveraging” and “cross-platform” and other tired buzzwords. But “DC Shorts champions … Continue reading
Enter your short film or screenplay in DC Shorts! Early deadline is Jan 31, 2013. The DC Shorts Film Festival and Screenplay Competition is the largest short film event on the East Coast. Now in its tenth year, DC Shorts … Continue reading
Do you dream of walking down the red carpet? Want to see your film on a big screen? Then get Behind the Screens, the new book by Jon Gann that uncovers what film festival programmers really think. Gann, the founder … Continue reading
I was a Photo Coordinator for the DC Shorts Film Festival, responsible capturing images of the event and managing the work of twenty volunteer photographers. DC Shorts is a ten-day long festival of short film that takes places annually in … Continue reading
Some books deserve a closer read. One of these is The $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeau. Follow along as I delve into the book, chapter by chapter. I’ll breakdown each chapter, providing a sort of Cliff Notes summary. And I’ll include … Continue reading
I was fortunate to be a judge for the short screenplay category of the American University Visions 2012 competition. As an AU grad and screenwriter, I was glad to help. In past years, my fellow judges and I agonized over … Continue reading
A ship in harbor is safe — but that is not what ships are built for. – John A. Shedd 2011 was the year I decided that a camera in a bag was a dead camera. Our photographic tools (DSLRs, … Continue reading