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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Unearthed Movies of the Past

   In the history of Thomas Productions, we were hit by the unfortunate rolling blackouts in 2003 within the SF Bay Area. It was a big lesson in how to save files, because that destroyed our first 25 master movies digitally. Most have been salvaged from previous VHS recordings, but a sizeable number still have not, Read More …

Carlmont High School Segment: Peninsula Quiz Kids

As a gesture to prove Thomas Productions continues to restore former video projects, this one was recovered just over a month ago! Carlmont High School Segment: Peninsula Quiz Kids reflects the daily lives of Carlmont students. Filmed and edited as a high school student, and submitted to PenTV for airing on the game show, “Peninsula Quiz Kids”. Read More …