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LA FRONTERA DISPATCH – VOL. 2

Posted by on Nov 9, 2014 in Documentaries, LA FRONTERA
LA FRONTERA DISPATCH – VOL. 2

Welcome to week 2 of LA FRONTERA. Sunday 11/02 Went to Socorro and visited with Tanya Carbajal and family at her grandmother’s farm. Tanya is the daughter of Orlando Carbajal, a farmer we met in Fort Hancock last week. Tanya is a student in journalism and new media at UTEP, and she is just as good in […]

LA FRONTERA DISPATCH – VOL. 1

Posted by on Nov 2, 2014 in Documentaries, LA FRONTERA
LA FRONTERA DISPATCH – VOL. 1

Welcome to the chronicle of week 1 of LA FRONTERA. My plan to publish daily dispatches proved to be much too ambitious, so instead I shall be issuing weekly digests of our adventure. Saturday 10/25 Made it to Abilene in about 11 hours. Dodged a couch in the middle of six lanes of traffic on I-10; […]

Barry

Barry

Barry from The Southern Documentary Project on Vimeo.   Please enjoy the web premiere of my new Halloween film, “Barry”. Happy Halloween! Deep beneath a cold, dark forest lies Barry. His world is a dusty coffin and a cherished locket from his dear wife, Mary. He has come to terms with his present situation but […]

LA FRONTERA – INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY MARKER #1

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in Documentaries, LA FRONTERA
LA FRONTERA – INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY MARKER #1

Just got back from a scout trip to tomorrow morning’s launching point of our expedition.

BEAUTIFUL JIM @ Delta State’s Diversity in Performance Series TONIGHT @ 7P

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in BEAUTIFUL JIM, Documentaries

http://www.deltastate.edu/news-and-events/event/diversity-in-performance-series-2/

Tupelo Digs the Embalming

Tupelo Digs the Embalming

Last Friday night, The Embalming was screened at the 2nd annual Tupelo Halloween Film Festival where it was awarded Best Film, Cinematography, and Actor (Rhes Low). Frank Tuttle also won Runner-up for Best Screenplay. It’s a great event and it’s always so much fun to have your film shown to an audience. We’re starting production […]

LA FRONTERA

Posted by on Oct 19, 2014 in LA FRONTERA

In one week, I’ll be commencing production on my latest feature, LA FRONTERA, which will chronicle the journey of Mark Hainds as he walks the 1200-mile length of the Rio Grande as it borders Texas and Mexico. I’ll be updating the blog as we make our way east from El Paso to Boca Chica, but in the meantime, […]

The Embalming’s a Winner

The Embalming’s a Winner

Last weekend, my halloween short film from 2013 The Embalming was played at the Atlanta Underground Film Festival where it took home the award for best Horror Short. For a full list of winners click here. The film was written by fellow Ole Miss staff (and Karen’s hubby) Frank Tuttle who is also an award […]

Winter is Coming

Winter is Coming

We had a wonderful screening of the Toughest Job: William Winter’s Mississippi in Jackson last Thursday night to kickoff the broadcast premiere on Mississippi Public Broadcasting. Kudos to MPB for creating beautiful banners to match the poster graphics for the film. There’s an additional broadcast tonight on MPB at 8pm and a free screening in […]

Dobrý den!

Posted by on Sep 26, 2014 in Documentaries
Dobrý den!

Greetings from Prague, Czech Republic. We’re currently in production on a new project, documenting the Ole Miss Opera and their performance of Hamlet in the Czech Republic in the Spring. I’ve gotten the opportunity to accompany University professor Julia Aubrey who is directing the opera to Prague as she visits several opera houses to select […]