“In the Closet”

Karen and I spent time last week literally in the closet recording voice over lines to reduce the echo in the audio track. It’s not a big closet and we were in there for close to 1.5 hours. This is where you really see who your is committed and what they are willing to do…

Process of Casting

Before producing our first prototype we had to cast for each of the characters that would appear in the prototype.  This was a very interesting and complex process and is VERY overlooked in importance by the average entertainment consumer. This was my first time through this process and it was eye-opening. OUR CASTING PROCESS 1st…

Giving Feedback #1

Many confuse giving feedback with identifying grammatical and spelling errors.  They are NOT the same. Nowadays, most word processing software programs can do the latter, but not the former. And in truth, until the next to last draft is on the table, correcting spelling is futile. Giving feedback that helps the writer/designer revise is not…

The Part v.s The Whole

At a recent team meeting I engaged ALL the departments in a creative development exercise.  It required a kind of thinking that was comfortable for some, as it was their day-to-day thinking work and very uncomfortable for the others as it stretched them completely out of their comfort zone. The intent was for all the…

Exploring Company Values with your Team

It’s a powerful experience to explore ideas, artistically; both personally and professionally. To let loose your right brain into sensory artistic expression. To imagine and bring to life images that represent ideas, concepts, or meaning.  To use color, sound, lines, cut-outs, textures, fragrance, pictures, or motion to deepen the connection to a value. While company…