When I have an idea for a story thing, an element that just feels phenomenal that feels brilliant, trippy, resonant, potent… I can quick document and then add to the library, as a post on this deep development resource. Then what happens? Does everything get integrated. What feels inspired, meaning what immediately fits into what…

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It’s October 2014. A little over 9 years ago, I wrote the first draft of the script for Daughter of God at the Palm Springs short festival. The year before, I had stopped filing tax returns as an act of defiance of the military consumption imperial complex. I know this was silly, as I was still…

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Export XMLs from extended version and reference movies, rebuild the timeline in AE, revise and complete comps, render out a test master. That’s the goal, to prove I can do what the Rebel DV guide suggested all those years ago, master in AE. As of today July 29, 2014, we can’t. Something is amiss somewhere…

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MIN201: Miniatures and Stop Motion DRK301: VFX and Indie Films AUD101: Digital Audio Post PNT202 Previs Matte painting DLG201 audio dialogue SYS101 System Administration AFX302: After Effects Masters I basic unix competancy (osx, linux, 80%

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Just over 1 week ago, on April 13, I had a breakthrough. I figured out how to install WordPress locally using MAMP, which hadn’t worked the last time I tried to build the definitive DOG reference. I had to settle for outlines in Inspiration, which was fine for compiling but not for aggregating related content.…

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What better tool for an epic writing project than a database? That’s today’s theme. Ideas about a story are collected, marked up with categories and tags, and linked. Iterations of an idea are more easily found, no longer that uneasy feeling that I’m rediscovering / reinventing past epiphanies. One of the objectives of launching the…

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Just opening Richa’s latest pss on Christina changing. Looking at the boxes and clothing on the bed. Before I check RIcha and Eshan’s work, I’m just flashing on what comes next – masking out the clothing and box flaps, box labels in all their glory, speed ramps corresponding to her time scale, color correction. Later…

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Watching the days tick off in capture, there’s nothing for it, time passes. What we must be sure of is work on DOG each and everyday, progress on all frontiers but most importantly the priorities. What I mean by priorities is those that most support our self worth, motivation and joy.

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DOG is a journey into our head, a becoming what I believe myself to be. April is the 8 year shooting anniversary 2006-2014. That’s a good number of years. What I suggest for today is to prep for DOG full throttle tomorrow, remember it will be several days before we can really be back in…

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