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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Visualization is not about the future, it’s about having our life in the now, becoming adept at being open and feeling love and adventure in the moment. Not projecting some about to be, but knowing and feeling what we truly are (want) in the present. Visualizing is experiencing, not simulating or even practice or rehearsal,…

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• The universe is energy Thought is an energy template (mold). It’s a pattern. • Energy flows into – is attracted to – patterns. • raw energy – chi, prana, shakti, emptiness, zero point, quanta – flowing into a pattern yields manifestations – matter and experience, situations, events, even poeple. Reality is all potential. Form…

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recently off my radar… Lauren Di Scipio Yvonne Ridgewell Steve Kelly Jomathan Kelly Julie Allegro Constantin Gretchen Eichberger Formerly categorized as allies that can no longer sustain an equitable exchange of value OR I only imagined they did, hoped they would eventually.

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We’ve got a socisl life, and to invite Lauren back in while i have such a huge unresolved project outstanding feels dangerous. It’s as if now that i potentially have momentum i am suddenly looking for ways to swerve and roll the vehicle. I don’t believe that i created the Luke episode as a form…

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I’m assembling the rough cut with placeholders as planned to test the whole. Actually a series of tests, each demonstrating some concept or approach. The near term objective is to show the test to Yvonne, as an arbitrary milestone. Mostly it’s about whether I think it’s working, and if so to set forth a refinement…

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