Crowdfunding Campaign: Paradise, U.S.A.

As you may or may not already know from my stream-of-spam twitter, two dear friends of mine have launched a crowdfunding campaign to fund their first feature film. I really believe in these guys and so can you. The project is called Paradise, U.S.A. and they’re trying to raise $20,000, a lofty amount but still considered ‘no-budget’ by the film community at large. It will be … Continue reading Crowdfunding Campaign: Paradise, U.S.A.

Short Film Screening: OPEN KinoBerlino Screening Nr. 106, ‘Rough Around the Edges’

My latest short, ‘Rough Around the Edges,’ will be screening as part of OPEN KinoBerlino Screening Nr. 106! Please do come on down on APRIL 27th @ 10pm to come see my work on the big screen! The event will be held at: Kino Moviemento Kottbusser Damm 22, 10967 Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany Entry is 2€ Click here for more info & to RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/390156004680934/ Continue reading Short Film Screening: OPEN KinoBerlino Screening Nr. 106, ‘Rough Around the Edges’

Patreon Launch

It’s official, I’ve just launched my Patreon page, which allows you to choose from multiple subscription tiers, ranging from $1-$100 to receive different rewards and goodies! If you like what you see on this site, please consider subscribing to my Patreon! For just $1, you can already receive a download of my newest song, ‘Spider!’ COMING SOON: Interviews with directors Sergei Loznitsa & Laura Schroeder   … Continue reading Patreon Launch

Berlinale #6: Eight Hours Don’t Make A Day (dir. Rainer Werner Fassbinder)

“An eight-hour film spread across five feature-length episodes, the self-referential title of Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s Acht Stunden sind kein Tag (Eight Hours Don’t Make a Day, 1972-1973) opens each chapter with a reminder that it is “a Family Series.” Not only a series about a specific family household, it is an examination of applying the term to larger contexts than its most familiar usage and … Continue reading Berlinale #6: Eight Hours Don’t Make A Day (dir. Rainer Werner Fassbinder)

TROUT FUN: Tobias Burms on ‘Band of Angels’ (1957, dir. Raoul Walsh)

As the very first installment  of TROUT FUN, an ongoing series of articles by guest writers and fellow critics, Tobias Burms weighs in on the romanticized take on the Plantation era in the American South that was ‘Band of Angels’ (1957). Raoul Walsh had a startling 52-year career as director, and his earlier screen credits include starring as a younger version of Poncho Villa (while also acting as … Continue reading TROUT FUN: Tobias Burms on ‘Band of Angels’ (1957, dir. Raoul Walsh)