On IMDb: 3 Shorts: Commentary on Society (2003)

Already exactly half my life ago was this senior high school project — though not part of high school at all — involving at least 23 people interested in making a series of music videos and a documentary as voluntary actors to affect people’s opinions. With sparse-to-no dialogue, improvisation encouraged and distinctive looks for each Read More …

On IMDb: Everyone and Their Mother (2010)

Remember back in 2010, when Al Gore’s Current TV was still around? Yeah. Well, our short doc, “Everyone and Their Mother,” premiered online via that site, which no longer exists. Also was broadcast on Peninsula Television in San Mateo County, CA. http://imdb.com/title/tt6492586/ Now, it gains something new: entry into the Internet Movie Database. Previously, many Read More …

Bollywood Producer: The Man Who Let India Out of the Closet

Cultural divides between communities — cities, states, even countries — can sometimes overlook small intricacies that permit room to breathe. Rather than negatively look within our current climate, I’ll shine a light outside with hope for the future, toward a potential spotlight: Bollywood Producer Karan Johar. Currently legally limited to say and do certain things Read More …

Talking Movies with PenTV – 106 – 89th Academy Awards

It’s long overdue — the 1st official collaboration between Peninsula Television and Thomas Productions has created this sixth episode of Talking Movies with PenTV! Cody Simmons returns to host with our regular guest Garett Weston Thomas about all the deets for the 89th Academy Awards, to be held February 26th, 2017. Best Picture Nominees for Read More …

Exposition for 2017: CSUMB Magazine + IMDb Profile

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1836027/mediaviewer/rm2415999744 Happy New Year, one and all! Much has been happening lately, among them being progress for future productions and digitizations (I smell “Penny Pincher” in store!). What has happened very recently was twofold: 1) On the Internet Movie Database, I’ve both added a profile pic and a personalized link (it uses my full name), Read More …

Up and Coming: Makoto Shinkai

If I absorbed any one thing during my trip last month to Japan, it was this: our culture can be so much better! Could become more punctual, clean, committed, for starters — their Shinkansen High Speed Rail is standout: “Children Who Chase Lost Voices” / “Journey to Agartha” (2011) http://imdb.com/title/tt1839494/ Not to get distracted! Onto Read More …

Now on IMDb: “8 Minutes”!

Welp, awesome. The same day the Electoral College selects Trump to officially be President-elect, my end-of-the-world evaluative short goes up on the Internet Movie Database. If that’s not saying something, I don’t know what is! http://imdb.com/title/tt6343648/ Nonetheless, please enjoy “8 Minutes” below: “It’s the end of the world as we know it…” -R.E.M. http://directorG.com/8minutes