In which Steve the zombie gets a psychoanalysis from Teresa, the evil brain doctor. The Google Maps car happened to drive by when we were shooting this, and the photographer took a bunch of pictures of us. So next time you’re looking for our house from the Google Maps street view, just look for the zombie.
In which we act like dorky country hounds.
Teresa and I made this music video for our date last Saturday. This is the first of many more to come.
This is the story I took 2nd place with and the Audience Choice Award at the Utah’s Biggest Liar contest on April 1st, 2015. I regret that the audio’s not very good. I’m thinking of expanding the story into a novel. Maybe a film. (National Treasure meets Utah.)
My friends and I shot this film back in 2009 at Salem Pond in Utah. It’s an adaptation of a play written by Teresa. My friend Randall McNair actually raised two ducks and built a fantastic puppet for the film. While the main edit has been done for years, rendering the project in HD turned into a nightmare of technical difficulties (I don’t even want to estimate the hours of minutia I put into it), and what with real life and all, Teresa and I have had three children before I finally got around to wrapping up this project. But I’m glad I did, because this is a fantastic little piece with a great message. And now I proudly present to you … drum roll … Removed – or the Adventures of Modern Transcendentalist.
Over the weekend, my family and I made this quick and dirty entry for the Provo Freedom Festival’s short film contest. The submission guidelines urged participants to “think out of the box.” This is definitely a departure from the previous years’ winners, which are usually montages of inspiring images of veteran cemeteries, waving flags, and quotes by Thomas Jefferson. I wonder how the judges will respond to this.
This is the story I won 3rd place for at the Utah’s Biggest Liar contest in 2012, a mostly true story from my wild high school days.
As we haven’t had a chance to view this in front of a live audience yet, I’d love some feedback. After another edit, I hope to submit this to a festival.