Orson Welles – The Magician

Many of you know that I had the privilege to work with a true genius – Orson Welles – during the making of his last feature film: THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND. It was his final film, and he worked on it from 1970 until his passing in 1985. […] Read more »

The Best and the Winners

Aside from my usual consulting, expert witnessing and teaching, I occasionally get called upon to do something out of the norm. Recently, I had the interesting task of being a kind of “executive producer” for six commercial spots (30 seconds each) and six “viral” videos (1 minute to 15 minutes […] Read more »

About Steve Balderson

My friend, colleague, client and former student Steve Balderson has been remarkably productive over the past decade.  He has written and directed more than a dozen feature films, and he’s gained quite a reputation as the focal point of a new movement in Kansas for independent filmmaking. Recently, he wrote about our […] Read more »

God, Mankind and Movies

As a film professional, I try to keep up with current movies – successes and failures. However, I admit that I’ve had an aversion to the modern “comic book” type of bloated, special effects-laden, blockbusters. Recently, I decided to check them out – so many ticket-buyers canNOT be wrong, I […] Read more »