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Researching and defending comparable films is always a challenge. It’s a tall order to find similar films that accurately reflect the genre, milieu, tone, themes, sensibilities and aim for the same target audiences while at the same time have near enough budgets and caliber of cast – yet only include those that are “current” enough…(Read More)

21 Hours heather hale

When his dream car is hijacked, a high school football coach is seat belted in to a terrorist death trap and forced to play the unwilling suicide bomber in a Jihadist game of revenge roulette when he must race cross country in 21 hours flat to beat the clock to save his family – and…(Read More)

21 Hours  A high-concept, contained-budget, action-packed thriller. The roller coaster suspense, spectacular stunts and visceral race action are peppered with intense but gore-free fight sequences, exhilarating and sexy enough for date night but still PG-13-friendly enough for the entire family. When his dream car is hijacked, a high school…(Read More)

Storytelling MindMap - Heather ale

We all know that great writing comes from great rewriting. And that second acts are where the real writers live. All that’s true. So very true. But it’s also true that we can all be guilty of nursing a labor of love script to death. At some point, you just have to let…(Read More)

When earth passes through the comet-like trail of the ghost of a long-dead planet, its restless alien spirits possess every human body they encounter except for a young boy and an Army Sergeant, the only two seemingly immune, who must team with deep underground scientists to save humanity.   Ghosts of Mars meets…(Read More)

You should never pick your DP based on what camera he or she owns or has access to or can get discounts on. The decision on which DP to hire should be based on his or her talent (not just the reel but entire films – several of them), reputation, relationships, referrals, shared vision for…(Read More)

Buckle up for the ride of your life. When his dream car is hijacked, a high school football coach is seat belted in to a terrorist death trap and forced to play the unwilling suicide bomber in a Jihadist game of revenge roulette when he must race cross country in 21 hours flat to beat…(Read More)

21 Hours is unapologetically a testosterone action popcorn flick. An entertaining suspense roller coaster. We want to give the audience a visceral, authentic race experience so they’ll “feel the speed.” We want them to feel claustrophobically trapped inside the contained space of our hero’s rigged muscle car as if they were vicariously in…(Read More)

I started to make a list of my top 10 favorite films. But that was impossible. Then I thought: I’ll do my top 100. No, better make it 250. I finally had to draw the line at 281. I thought maybe I should break them down by genre classics or set apart the 80s…(Read More)

MADELINE MURPHY (20s-30s) is Murphy’s Law Incarnate. She’s a fashion emergency. An infomercial “Before.” She has made Glamour Magazine’s “Fashion Don’ts” list more times than anyone’s pride could ever bear – but she uses her quick wit and charming resilience to rebuff being the butt of so many of life…(Read More)