The Wizard of Oz (1939) is the film that made me want to be a movie director. Growing up in the 1970’s I waited every year for one of three networks to air it at Thanksgiving. And every year, its characters, colors, and journey mesmerized me – they still do. So much of its influence … Continue reading Oz Photo Series
“The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.” – Leonardo DaVinci “I know nothing of any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.” – Vincent VanGogh “When film is not document, it is dream.” – Ingmar Bergman (photo by Lisa Stock, all elements are my own) Continue reading September Stars
“There is no real ending. It’s just the place where you stop the story.” – Frank Herbert As with many filmmakers, the closing shot is my final chance to engage the imagination of the viewer and ask them to carry the story on after the film fades to black. Film is collaborative in expecting the … Continue reading A Few Parting Words
Self-portrait at 46, July 30, 2017. In the last month I turned 46, moved back home to NY and hit the reset button on several things. I’m proud of my age, I feel I’ve earned it. :) I think when you get to this point you start to see who you really are, where all the years … Continue reading July Brings Changes
“Trees are Earth’s endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.” – R. Tagore June is a month of transition for me, but I’m excited to see what the new path will bring. 2017 seems to be a year of changes so far, and reaffirming who you are and where you belong in the world. … Continue reading Welcome June!