Young Actors, Allies, and Awards


YAAAs a child, I was told that a hummingbird shouldn’t be able to fly. I was told that, scientifically, it’s a bizarre phenomenon. Therefore, being an early lover and adapter of metaphor, I always considered the hummingbird to be the perfect example of being able to do something better if you don’t think about it. Now, I don’t know if the bit about the hummingbird is true, and I don’t want to, because I like the metaphor.

Young Artist Awards

This Sunday is

The Best Video You WIll See Today!!!!!

Alright Friends – I mean it.

Step 1) Watch this Video



SMarcus and Connor Longtep 2) Go to Indie GoGo Check out this project, Learning to Drive.


Step 3) Give yourself a gift. Donate what you can.

*For example, Only $30 donation helps the cause and get YOU a copy of the movie and soundtrack (digital) upon release! It’s really like a preorder.


Step 4) If we all do step 1-3 – step 4 is SEE THE MOVIE. 🙂


More details forthcoming.


PS: Optional Step 2.5)

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Free Write Friday and One Track Mind or More

Free write FridayWhat is this Free Write Friday of which You Speak?

For those of you new to the party, Fridays I do a little “Free Write.” Timer has been set and I ramble on about the week, or whatever, for 15 minutes. Then I spell check, add a photo or two as applicable, and hit *publish.* It is contrary to my MO, because I like to fret over words more than this 15 minutes allows. But, there you go and here we are; so they say. 🙂

Menschen the Movie as Art: A Brief Review

Menschen PosterMenschen: a Work of Art

Menschen is a live action short film that packs a complex story into under 30 minutes time. The story takes place at the end of WWII, the troops are weary and history is about to declare the victors. What we are not reminded of in textbooks: on both sides of every gun beats the heart of a man, a man born to a mother just like you were, and what brought him to this place? Who

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