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A few years ago in 2004 writer-director-cameraman-editor-actor Shane Carruth made a splash at Sundance with his debut film Primer, winning the Grand Jury Prize for his $7,000 Super-16mm sci-fi film. Most filmmakers with that kind...

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A few years ago I had the rare privilege of going to legendary filmmaker Carroll Ballard’s house to do a TV news story for KCRA-TV in Sacramento, California, to promote his newest film Duma. After...

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Last 4th of July I commemorated America’s Independence Day by posting Back-To-Britain British movies. This year I am carrying this annual tradition on, but making it more personal, by giving you my movie. For all...

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Naked Filmmaking Downunder -- writer-director-cinematographer-editor-sound designer Jimmy Ennett with producer Sophie Brown.

Jimmy Ennett – Australian Naked Filmmaker

December 20, 2011 | 1 Comments

A few months ago I was reviewing my Youtube account and saw a mile of comments left on my videos. A few of them were from a young filmmaker in Australia named Jimmy Ennett who...

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Every now and then in the business of TV news you get a chance to meet and do a story on someone who’s work you admire and who had been a part of something historic....

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Film Director book 11

The Book That Changed My Life

November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

I was born in 1955. I loved movies as a kid and by around 1967 or so I was already thinking about wanting to make my own. I’d even started writing my own scripts. But...

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Stanley Kubrick Killers Kiss 3

Stanley Kubrick – Naked Filmmaker

April 17, 2011 | 5 Comments

I drive a 15-year-old Toyota. Drink five dollar a bottle wine. Wear T-shirts until you can see through them and patched jeans. But when it comes to cameras, I have to have the best I...

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