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 …

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 …

Bay to Breakers 2017: T&G B2B Sea o’ Peeps 2Z Other Side!

Trek along with Tom and Garett, as viewed through their GoPro during the 2017 Bay to Breakers event from 5.21 in San Francisco! Find more info at directorG.com/tgb2bseaopeeps2zotherside

What’s My Motivation, Pt. 1

There are many topics this blog entry could be about. In fact, there are many topics it *IS* about! And yet, dear reader, you can only learn the specific subject matter as you continue scrolling down through the related YouTube and Instagram posts. I stumbled upon a great series by CineFix, that caught my eye Read More …

Looking At Best Animated Short Noms

This scene always seems to get glossed over a bit — as would the documentaries and live-action shorts… Basically, what doesn’t typically earn big bucks directly at the box office gets ignored. Well, as an indie filmmaker currently in the works for another animated short, I present either fulls or trailers of the 2016 nominated Read More …

Happy Hauntings

For this year’s Halloween, I thought it seemed best to post random media from Twitter, Instagram and YouTube to celebrate. Trick or Treat! 🎃Happy Halloween!🎃 pic.twitter.com/w1oHlBmP2q — 이리 (@furymanura) October 30, 2016 Having a little pre party before I take office #IMWITHME Cheers to @svedkavodka  #howtosvedka @hillaryclinton 🍸✨ A photo posted by KATY PERRY (@katyperry) on Read More …

Point Shoot ‘n’ Eat – 105 – Travel Eats from Seattle & Monterey

Hear all about two recent culinary minivaca trips in Seattle and Monterey, see foodie pics from Yelp and Instagram, plus other random deets from the perspective of Garett Thomas, SF Indie Filmmaker. See full vlog at link below: http://directorG.com/point-shoot-n-eat