Not Fake News: Re-releasing “Brave New World” the 1st Time!

“…[I]t isn’t only art that’s incompatible with happiness — it’s also science. Science is dangerous. We have to keep it most carefully chained and muzzled.” While that line almost sounds right out of daily dialogue from current POTUS, it contains adjectives perhaps too complex for that to typically occur. Instead, it is a line from Read More …

What’s My Motivation, Pt. 3

A li'l self advertising. #cinematiclightbox #amazonprimeday #directorgmedia #in4k #xproii #officespace #fridayjr #characteranimator #goulash A post shared by Garett Thomas (@directorg) on Jul 27, 2017 at 8:45pm PDT Okay, so this is an ongoing thread, nice. There’s quite a bit that it can still expand to, which is great. I’ll [try to] be brief, and start Read More …

Point Shoot ‘n’ Eat – 108 – Total Mission Eclipse

It’s the newest Point Shoot ‘n’ Eat with Garett Thomas, pointing out the eclipse from the Mission District in SF during the 2017 solar eclipse with his GoPro, and using a shoebox to view it safely! •💫🚶🏾🌖• Ring Of Fire • This was undoubtedly the most fantastic natural phenomenon I've had the honor of experiencing. Read More …

From Winesburg, Ohio: Mother!

Yeaaah, so high school and college were my biggest creative movie outlets, even extracurricularly. If only I’d known how little free time would exist as an adult… One day, along came the Sherwood Anderson novel filled with grotesque characters, Winesburg, Ohio. My high school class group was assigned to satirically recreate a chapter out of Read More …

Living Out Loud

Some days, you’re tirelessly overthinking things when all of a sudden, a spark happens. Magic. Out of thin air. These “sparks” of creativity are what lead to great filmmaking. I find it best to let the characters get fully realized even in short moments, but scenes with no dialogue is key. #directing #quote #filmmaker #getitdone Read More …

The Big Short — Formerly Blair

A predicted bubble collapse by a small few from the countless many on greedy Wall Street — here’s our basis for The Big Short. Oscar-worthy, yes, but the goal here is to relate it to current events, and even connect it to seemingly unrelated films. In one way, it’s storyline was literally about raking it Read More …

Decade Following Nightmare v. TheoR.E.M.

A reunion one decade in the making. #theproducers #catchingup #hayesvalley #aden #alumni #csumb #meetngreet #alltattedup #fairytales #yesterday #karaoke #ethiopian #peaceout✌ #chipotlé A post shared by Garett Thomas (@directorg) on Jul 23, 2017 at 10:28am PDT The premise for creating all capstone movies at CSU Monterey was this: via a group of 1, 2 or 3 Read More …

The Push to Come Out

#Repost @directorg: Taking a stand. . . 100% of every purchase from hrc.org/shop goes to HRC’s fight for full #LGBTQ #equality. . . #HumanRightsCampaign #LGBT #🏳️‍🌈 A post shared by Human Rights Campaign (@humanrightscampaign) on Jul 18, 2017 at 4:23pm PDT By a certain age, there is such a thing as “too much,” passing a Read More …

Four Years Since an Urban Hustle

It is startling that four years have already since passed when our “Urban Hustle” short premiered on the big screen at the Castro Theatre here in San Francisco July 6, 2013, via Scary Cow. That was quite an honor, a challenge and a hustle in itself which was overshadowed to this day by an unforeseen Read More …

What’s My Motivation, Pt. 2

The new do. #rainbowbeard #pride🌈 #psexpress #RESIST #putaringonit #unity #collage #sf #hrc A post shared by Garett Thomas (@directorg) on Jun 25, 2017 at 11:33am PDT Yes! Yes was my response, when he popped the question this past Pride weekend. You can only imagine how much exhilaration is running through my veins from then on. Read More …