Category: Art

Engagement | Concept Photography

I first met Jade Bastian and Don Dawson on the set of my film, Fragile Soul.  Jade is a wonderful fashion model and we’ve been planning to work together for some time but our schedules haven’t worked out. Recently she contacted me to let me know that she and Don are engaged to be married this…

Marketing the Arts | to Death

Marketing the Arts to Death | How Lazy Language is Killing Culture.  “The book is about how the arts use an outdated, hackneyed and often meaningless promotional language to appeal to diminishing audiences of aging fans. And it’s about creating a new, relevant, persuasive language that appeals to new audiences.” Not only have I read…

Predicting the Future | 50 Years

I remember watching Stanley Kubrick’s movie 2001 a Space Odyssey.  Sure, the International Space Station (ISS) isn’t quite what he had in mind for his commercial space station with its hotel and spacious accommodations.  And we don’t yet have a permanent base on our Moon.  But with Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk battling to be…

In Through The Out Door Led Zeppelin

In Through the Out Door | Movie

I’m a huge fan of music album artwork.  Particularly album artwork that clearly has a concept and story that’s being told in support of the music contained on the album. One of my all time favorite albums, from both a music perspective and album cover concept perspective, is Led Zeppelin’s In Through The Out Door.…

Addiction Movie | Null Paradox

Addiction | “…compulsive engagement in rewarding stimuli, despite adverse consequences…”  It’s one of the underlying themes of the relationship between the characters of Gertrude & Grace in the books, music, and live show from our Null Paradox interactive rock opera. While Gertrude is addicted to Grace’s extroverted, bigger-than-life persona, Grace is also addicted to Gertrude…

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Steel | Movie | Out of Place | Backstory

In response to your questions, here’s some of the background information about the concept photoshoot for our movie Steel (working title).  For background about the movie, please click HERE.  And for location scouting information, please click HERE. Team Concept & Photography | Tom Libertiny Model | Fatima Kojima Costume | AJ Martina Hair & MUA…

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Steel | Movie | Out of Place

Work on writing our movie Steel (working title) is continuing.  The script is coming along with my writing and directing partner, Betty Riggs.  It’s a movie set in the early 1900’s during the technology revolution that lead to affordable automobiles and all of the changes and upheavals to society that ensued. And it’s similar to what will likely…