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How to Turn Your Ideas into Movies

Making a film is a 'Big idea" that tends to overwhelm and can be an endless challenge to try and set sail. Where does one begin? This is your dream, after all, and here are a few methods that will help inspire your creative life. Understand that Writing is Everything For as long as I can remember, if I wanted to create something, it would not be discovered without reading about it. In fact, reading is a prerequisite to writing. I think that what you read changes your thoughts and then …

How to Set an Intention & Achieve Your Entertainment Goals

Happy Friday Stage 32 fam bam! No matter what hat(s) you wear in the industry, today's blog has some amazing and thought-provoking takeaways for you. In the entertainment industry, it is easy to get lured in by the movie-version of "Hollywood". Fame. Fortune. Driving down a palm-tree-lined Hollywood Blvd in a convertible. However, these are not reasons to pursue a career in film and television (not even the convertible).  In order to build a long, sustainable, and happy caree…

The Insiders Guide to Being a Respected Unit Photographer on Set

So it finally happened: you’ve been shooting stills for years and somebody from the motion world calls and asks you to shoot BTS (behind the scenes) or EPK (electronic press kit) stills for an upcoming production. Then you find out it is for a major TV network with an A-list talent. You have a moment of panic because you’ve never used silent camera mode and/or you’ve never shot someone famous. This was my story. When I began my still work in the motion world, those f…

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