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JUST IN TIME TO RUIN YOUR HOLIDAYS

That’s right! Thus to Innocence is finally being released! To celebrate and get the word out, I’ve created a shiny new book trailer…er, book video. It has been a long and involved process from when I first started jotting down the basic outlines of this story back in 2008. I hope you are as excited as I […]

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15 TRICKS TO BE MORE CREATIVE

In today’s world, if you’re not at least a little bit creative, pretty soon a robot will be doing your job. But coming up with those artistic flourishes or inventive solutions isn’t all that easy. Sometimes that muse just won’t talk. This isn’t an inspirational list meant to convince you that you’re a unique and […]

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How to Make a Demo Reel

Shooting Richard is not here to help you get a job. This site is to tell you about Richard and show off his work. However, people ask me all the time about that one little super-important thing that every production or post-production person should have, and since I’m not one to turn people away when they’re curious about […]

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10 Ways to Shorten Your Writing

Whether you’re writing your next script or your long-awaited manuscript, you’ll always run into the need to “pare it down”. As an author, I had the unfortunate need to trim my 600-page whopper down to a manageable 300-ish page novel. Along the way, I picked up a few tricks on how to bring brevity to my […]

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Trailers for Books – Using Video to Market Your Book

The world is in chaos, even if you don’t know it. The internet has broken the sound barrier when it comes to instant communication and instant gratification. There is now an endless population of writers, authors, bloggers, tinkerers and pontificators all vying for an audience. And somehow they’re making money doing this. They’re selling their products to […]

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15 Things Every Business Person Can Learn from Film Production

May 3, 2015 Share on LinkedIn Share on Facebook Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter Film production is glamorous, easy and fun, filled with beautiful people and constant explosions, right? But you’ve got a “real job”, so what could you possibly learn from a bunch of artsy “film people”? Quite a lot, actually. A […]

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