Five Tips to Deal with Reviews and Reviewers

Part II of II.  Read Part I here. Every artist faces critics.  And every artist faces choices about how to deal with them. Some claim to never read their reviews (Show of hands if you believe them.  Nobody?)  Others wallow in …(Read the rest)

5 Tips to shoot better video– Instantly!

I’m a writer and director in Hollyood, and this 3-minute video is based on my book:  How to Shoot Video that Doesn’t Suck. The video gives you 5 tips you can use right now to shoot better video.  If you like …(Read the rest)

How to Shoot Vacation Video that Won’t Bore People to Death

When I was a kid, the Armbrusters had a slide projector.  Which meant that after every vacation they took, we’d troop dutifully to their house for endless carousels of badly-shot Kodachrome slides, narrated  live.  The slide show always seemed longer than …(Read the rest)

How to Shoot Video that Doesn’t Suck: Official Book Trailer

This took a while, since doing a book trailer for a book about video that doesn’t suck is risky for obvious reasons.  But in the end, I decided that putting my money where my mouth was was a better idea than …(Read the rest)