Category Archives: Depression. Personal Stories

Film Release Madness: VOD

I haven’t been blogging much for the last two years –¬†been too busy traveling, marketing, worrying and getting a slow motion nervous breakdown. But at some point I have to let it go. “Rocks In My Pockets” has been to … Continue reading

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Negatives vs. Positives: An Epic Internal Battle.

You know how hard it is to stay positive when your mind has taken the dark road towards the Land of Bleak. Recently I went to a women filmmakers gathering where the 25 of us sat around a hibernating bonfire … Continue reading

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Bi-Polar at Work.

Bill Plympton called me the other day and asked if I was interested to make a music video and before he could even finish his sentence I said YES YES YES feeling a surge of manic energy rush through my … Continue reading

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Parental Guidance in Filmmaking.

Do you show your work to your parents? I am sure American parents are super supportive, otherwise how would you explain the unfathomable self assurance of most Americans? The school system conspires with the parents, too. – Both teams have … Continue reading

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From Outer Space to Gravity of Marketing

Soon after we reached our May 31st goal – to get “Rocks In My Pockets” in enough shape to submit it to Toronto International Film Festival – I started to feel as if a powerful leg with a steel-toe boot … Continue reading

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39 Months of Gestation: Dark Place.

They say that longer gestation in animals is correlated with more intelligence. Elephants gestate 24 months, sperm whales and dolphins up to 19, walruses – 16. So far “Rocks In My Pockets” has gestated 39 months. I don’t know about … Continue reading

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Depression Question: Nick.

A lot of people intimately familiar with depression are well spoken and elegantly eloquent. Nick is one of them. He kindly submitted himself to Wendy’s gentle grilling. Nick’s answers to same questions are quite different from mine and Charlie’s. I … Continue reading

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