Burden of Dreams

Burden of Dreams

After working at JVW for nearly a year I was given the opportunity to write, direct, and edit my own commercial. The holiday-themed ad, entitled I ♥ Christmas Trees, was truly a labor of love and represents a new benchmark in my own creative and personal development....
Booking Gigs

Booking Gigs

by Rich Jenkins For years, I had booked gigs locally by simply showing up on off hours with a CD and a newspaper article about my performances. I became a hit in my home town of Scranton, but when I tried the same tactics out of town… disaster! I greeted...
Broad Shoulders

Broad Shoulders

Getting an independent film made is a hard thing.  I have yet to meet an independent filmmaker who isn’t at least 1% crazy.  The road is littered with high risks that may never be rewarded. Financially, you pretty much plow every penny you have made into one project...
Mac OS X Lion… Now or later?

Mac OS X Lion… Now or later?

Apple’s OS X Lion has launched out of gate with already a better reaction than Apple’s previous release, Final Cut Pro X, which hit the entertainment industry below the belt. For those of us with a reserved perspective on upgrading and purchasing of...