Originally posted to Stage 32’s Motivational Monday blog on July 1, 2019. Happy Monday, Stage 32 Creatives! We’re not only kicking off a new week, we’re kicking off a new month! Welcome to July! I[…]
The Id, the Egos, and a Filmmaker’s Fortune Cookie
Ah, filmmaking. The art of making films…and navigating egos! So how does one avoid being crushed by the large egos while dodging the pitfalls of hubris? It all starts with attitude and a bit of[…]
4 Hacks For Fight Atmospherics
Filmmakers gush over good stunts and fight sequences. It’s just what they do. There’s something about being in an industry where you pour your heart and soul into the craft that leads to pure appreciation[…]
Self Expression is a Form of Self-destruction
When it comes to filmmaking, self-expression is self-destruction. You are not special. You are not as creative as you think you are. Your movies probably suck. Your ideas are mostly garbage. No doubt you found[…]
A Review of “Don’t Breathe”
What happens when three thieves decide to break into a blind man’s house to steal his hidden fortune? The answer is a lean, mean, claustrophobic home invasion horror thriller that will leave you gasping for[…]
I Wrote A Screenplay! What now?
So my screenplay is finished! How do I get my movie made? Most people will tell you, “Write a second draft!” or “Have someone read it and give you notes!” I think this is all[…]
Welcome, Ian Altenbaugh!
Please join us in welcoming Ian Altenbaugh to the Dreaming Droids Productions’ blog writing team! Ian Altenbaugh is a Pittsburgh-based writer and indie filmmaker. Raised by puppets and R-rated movies, Ian is best known for[…]