Translators work hard to protect the cinematic vision of the director, and the Literary vision of the author, when bringing film-based novels to international audiences.
Like anyone who loves giant monkeys and scary dinosaurs peppered with humor and buttloads of action, I’m super excited about the upcoming Kong: Skull Island release tomorrow (March 10 2017.) In fact, I’ve been telling everyone I can that the last trailer released for this film (below) is possibly one of the best edited and sound designed trailers EVAR.
Continue reading Kong: Skull Island – How A Professional Translator Brought The Novelization To Japan
Why The Curiosity Gap Isn’t New, and What That Has To Do With My Art School Experience
Here’s a kind of meandering stream of consciousness.
A while back I had a conversation with my good friend Jennifer Cario (author of Pinterest Marketing An Hour A Day, and President of Sugar Spun Marketing.)
We were talking about The Curiosity Gap, and how it works in art and marketing (and the art of marketing. And probably the marketing of art.)
And I made this connection.
Continue reading Marketing, The Curiosity Gap, and Art School
The suggestions were pretty well received.
Now, I’ve got a suggestion for NetFlix… it’s not about upselling, but it’s about ease of use, and a feature that I’d personally really appreciate.
Continue reading Hey NetFlix, here’s how you can make my life even better
Here’s a couple of sneak peeks at the upcoming book.
What do you think?
Continue reading New Illustrations for New Book
Great to see the awesome feedback on “Hide & Seek With Beverly”
“I really enjoyed reading this book to my little girl as she loves to play hide and seek. The pictures where the characters are trying to hide where funny, so I enjoyed the humor of the illustrations and how it teaches how to count up to ten and the game of hide and seek. Easy to read and read over and over again.”
Read more here… https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N5QXKKB/
I’m doing a monthly newsletter now, over on my Chip Street Books site.
Join the family, get a free coloring book! 😀
Experimenting with a new style… a little more “sketchy” than my recent work. Here’s why… Continue reading Experimenting with a new illustration style for children’s books
I figure if I put this in writing, I’ll be committed to finally making it happen, so here goes… Continue reading Making my commitment to this children’s story a public obligation…
This is exactly why I wrote Angelico Goes To The Store! What a wonderful review! Continue reading I Love That Kids Love Angelico
Nice to hear positive feedback from happy clients. 🙂
Round One of screenwriting for the iPad animation app is done.
“I liked your script! Thank you! …I will come back to you for more stories!”
Looking forward to doing more.