And For My Next Trick…

  As this post is about me as a writer, let me do a solid to start.  If you’re a blog writer, screenwriter, joke writer, or a like minded member of our ilk, what’s the dreaded word no one wants to hear or be accused of?  Stealing.  There’s no foolproof method of course, but I […]

My New Script – HitRECord Style…

    The question I get most often from those of you who have tracked my progress is ‘Have you written anything new recently?’  And the answer for most of the past year has been no, for a lot of reasons.  In no particular order, the time and commitment necessary to make a short film, […]

Advice from Denzel and a Site Update

  Once in a while, you sit back and you look at the decisions you made (and didn’t make) and you wonder in what ways you may be better off (or worse off).  And then I finally got my copy of GQ this month, which has a fantastic interview with Denzel.  The whole interview is […]

African-American Short Films: Merry Christmas!

  The Christmas weekend is upon us, and African-American Short Films (featuring Lady In My Life) will be showing this weekend in some of my favorite cities to visit: Louisville  Station: WKYI / IND   Date: 12/23 Time: 11:00PM Alexandria, LA  Station: KALB / NBC   Date: 12/24 Time: 12:00PM Columbus, GA (Opelika, AL)  Station: WLTZ NBC   Date: 12/24 Time: […]

African American Short Films: Southern Comfort

  Captured the lovely image above on my own DVR last weekend.  Very humbling and flattering.  Now on to this weekend’s screenings: Columbus-Tupelo-W Pnt-Hstn Station: WCBI / CBS Date: 12/02 Time: 1:05AM Odessa-Midland Station: KPEJ / FOX Date: 12/02 Time: 4:00AM Beaumont-Port Arthur Station: KFCM / CBS Date: 12/03 Time: 1:00AM Houston Station: KTXH-TV MYTV […]

African-American Short Films: My Kind of Town

  So if you’re like me, you’re probably still digesting your giblets.  Got an extra day off work.  If you’re really like me, you’re avoiding anything that remotely resembles a shopping center this weekend.  So what do you do hot shot, what do you do? I’ll tell you what to do; you can catch “Lady […]

This Week’s Screenings

  Here are this weekend’s screenings for the African-American Short Films program: Macon  Station: WPGA /IND   Date: 11/19 Time: 5:00PM Columbus, OH  Station: WWHO CW   Date: 11/20 Time: 11:00AM Grand Rapids-Kalmzoo-B.Crk  Station: WZZM / ABC   Date: 11/20 Time: 2:30PM Montgomery-Selma  Station: WNCF ABC   Date: 11/20 Time: 2:00PM The Midwest and the South representing this week.  Now if you don’t […]

Baton Rouge

  ‘African-American Short Films’ gets an early start this weekend, in the state where my roots can be traced back to. Thursday night, the show airs on Baton Rouge’s KWBJ at 8 P.M.  I’ve passed through Baton Rouge many times of course; as I’ve stated in this space, I spent a small part of my […]

Award Tour

  This week, ‘African-American Short Films’ really starts to expand its quarter run.  The Second City, Lexington, and Tampa all get their screenings this weekend.  The exact times, dates, and stations are below: Meridian, WGBC / NBC   Date: 11/12 Time: 1:00PM Lima, WLIO / NBC   Date: 11/12 Time: 1:00PM Dothan, WDHN / ABC   Date: 11/12 […]

African-American Short Films

  I’ll keep this one short and sweet… The syndicated program “African-American Short Films” has selected “Lady In My Life” as one of its featured films for this quarter.  Like many of you, I’ve caught the show on a Sunday afternoon when it comes on; I’m tremendously humbled and thrilled to have my film be […]