September 20th, 2010
Mister Gimp announced as a Slamdance 2010 screenplay competition semi-finalist!
March 30th, 2010
DIY Days - what a great event! Felt much more like a meeting of peers brainstorming collaborative solutions than your typical film conference of industry insiders up on stage.
March 22nd, 2010
Went to IFP Script-to-Screen conference - much more manageable and chill than IFP Film Week, lots of great speakers and picked up some bits of wisdom on going from writing to production.
November 12th, 2009
Return from AFM (American Film Market). Met lots of people and made some interesting contacts. Got a solid response shopping MG around, more scripts going to new production companies I met. Overall the film market seems very down though given the current economic mess.
September 25th, 2009
Just got back from IFP Film Week here in New York, which was a tremendous amount of fun and a great learning experience. Five days, 38 panels, 4 parties, 40+ pitches, lots of connections with other cool filmmakers... and I'm ready for a nap... But it paid off as I received a strong response presenting Mister Gimp to industry figures. Excited to see what comes next!
March 16th, 2009
New site launched!
March 8th, 2009
Directed a photo shoot of signature images and scenes from the film. I cast the photo shoot with the actors who read for Jim and Sophie at the reading and held open auditions for Simon and Billy. Great to be bringing the writing to life in images for the first time. Thanks to everyone who came and helped out. The photos came out really well (see the gallery section).
Writing polishes wrapped up and script is locked for now. Steve Shapiro joins the team as a line producer and does the budget, breakdown and business plan.
October 14th, 2008
In early October we did a public reading with actors and a small audience. It was super fun to see the script come alive in the hands of the actors. The audience reaction was very positive. Lots of great questions and feedback. On to script polishes...
Late September, 2008
Finished the 37th draft of the script. Yes, 37. It's been a long haul through countless classes, books, script consultations, and many long days and late nights, but it was worth it. Finally it's ready to show around and get feedback.