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An Ignorant Optimist

Two years ago, when marriage equality passed in the U-S-of-A, I was thrilled. It was a fantastic moment that so many of my friends had been working toward for so long – long before I was an LGBT advocate or even an ally. But I have to admit: there was an almost subconscious, very selfish […]

What It’s About

One of the first questions someone asks me when they find out I’m making a movie is: What’s it about? And sometimes, especially with At the End of the Day, that’s a hard question to answer. If I’m honest with myself, I make an instantaneous judgement of the person asking, based on what I know of them […]

Tonight I Kick Fear In The Face

This is the day! This is the day I don’t let fear win. Over the past year, I’ve done a lot of things that I was afraid of: saying out loud I want to make a feature length film, saying out loud I’m an LGBT ally, making my film about LGBT tensions, writing that screenplay, […]

On Level Ground Art + Film Festival

  • February 28, 2015
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I’m in LA this weekend to attend the Family Equality Council’s Award Dinner tonight. Yes, I bought my own ticket. But I’ll get to meet some awesome people who have been doing great work for LGBT families long before I gave it a first thought. So, being an opportunist, I planned the trip to get […]

It’s All About the Story

I’ve heard most writers let themselves live in the fantasy – that when they let the professionals read their screenplay – they’ll get notes back like: This is the perfect screenplay. How did you do this? Don’t change a thing… It can’t be improved upon. And I’ll admit, I was living in that fantasy too. […]

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