Hunger Games shaky camera inspires Lenbrook “ShudderStik” tripod head

Inspired by the success of shaky hand-held cinematography like that in the recent Lion’s Gate release The Hunger Games, tripod accessory manufacturer Lenbrook LLC of Havordshire, North Carolina has announced the pending release of the “Shudderstik” fluid head tripod attachment. “From Blair Witch to Cloverfield, Project X to The Hunger Games, shaky-cam technique has become […]

New Trailer Released for Carmel Movie

There’s an exciting new trailer out for Josh Hutcherson’s next film: Carmel By The Sea … and one of my props is featured in it. CARMEL BY THE SEA – Trailer from Crystal Sky Entertainment on Vimeo. Watch it FULL SCREEN…. it’s purty.

The Hunger Games review: Strong performances win out over shaky camera

** Related post: Shaky camera technique inspires Lenbrook’s new ShudderStik tripod head The Hunger Games movie review: Shaky cameras and low budget blues are saved by a strong premise and stronger performances. The Shaky Camera Yes, it’s true, the Hunger Games Shaky Camera Effect does suck. But it kind of doesn’t entirely ruin the film. […]

Faeries horror screenplay does not make finals in BlueCat

Sad but true. Faeries, quite possibly the best unsold or unproduced creature feature horror screenplay on the  market today, did not make the finals in the BlueCat Screenplay Competition. Boo. But the readers over at BlueCat did have great things to say. …awesome, intense, unusual and original … sickly satisfying … [keeps] the audience at […]

Possibly the best collaborative screenwriting software tool ever

My screenwriting partner and I can’t always be in the same room at the same time… so we’ve been searching for the best collaborative screenwriting software solution since 2009. In a perfect world, collaboration would be real-time, it’d work on a Mac or a PC, and it would be compatible with Final Draft, Movie Magic, […]