So we had a baby

Hey! Yes, yes, it’s been a long time since I’ve stopped by our award-winning blog (<– not true), I have a 2-month beautiful baby girl that has taken over my life, and I’m more than glad to give it to her, I was lucky enough to be able to work from home and be around her...

Producing a fashion web show

A few months ago I got the pleasure to direct and edit an episode of le’ bostonians starring the Boston-based fashionista and stylist Tara West, I thoroughly enjoy getting to know her and was pleasantly surprised when I learned how strong of a woman she is, overcoming a lot in her past and also being a family therapist...

Rare disease awareness short film: “5th Birthday”

As many of you may know by now, we have been working with the AMAZING Patricia Weltin, she heads the Rare Disease United Foundation and Beyond the Diagnosis generating awareness, research, and a place for many families affected by a rare disease to discuss, join together and figure out how to better the lives of those affected....

Commercial Storytelling

Whenever I sit down to craft a story, be it for a personal project or for a commercial assignment, I like to use the four pillars of storytelling as a basic framework. The four pillars are people, places, plot, and purpose. You need a balance between these four, go too heavy on one of them...

“Funny Pains” documentary: Post-production Vol. 4

“Fresh eyes” is the name of this past week. I stepped away from the editing station to shake off any tunnel vision I might have had during this process (after some great advice from my brother in arms, Princeton), it’s served me good because I immediately was able to point out spots in the doc...

That’s a wrap on episode 3 of le’ bostonians!

We recently wrapped production on the latest episode of le’ bostonians with fashion stylist extraordinaire Tara West. In every episode is my goal to ‘peel the onion’ and find the core of the story, what moves them, what do they do what they do, and how did the get to where they are now. I’m learning...

Why I’ve put fiction on hold

I’ve stopped writing fiction (script for movies) since my last one called “Cachorro” (which translates to “Puppy”) went on the market a while ago, this coincided with me moving back to the US with my dear wife and having a Spanish written script in my hands. Selling a script nowadays takes a while, especially in a...

Teaching at the New Immigrant and Refugee Visions Project

On a previous blog entry, I rambled on about how much I love teaching, how I missed it and how the sharing of knowledge is very dear and close to my heart. I have to be honest here, I’ve been aching to find the time and the right place to get in there again and...

#IRLIWY: My first safe place, the clothing rack.

I’ve gotten may comments about our web series ‘I Remember Like It Was Yesterday”, people enjoy the stories and usually have similar ones, which is great for me to listen or read. The constant questions is “why do you enjoy this so much?” The answer is simple, I don’t know, all I can say is...