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Lucky Pennies: The End of an Era

To me, this short represents my final High-School film, despite the fact that it was made a few months after the fact. Almost all of the friends who had helped me with all of my shorts before this were here; I was using that same shitty camera, and...
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Tie-Man (pt. 2)

Let’s talk about Tie-Man: The Movie.   Some of my friend’s ears may perk up at those words. This was an honest to god attempt at making a long-form movie with all of my High School Friends, shortly after graduation. Some may think this was a serious attempt...
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Memories

This was our first attempt at something serious, and probably our first attempt at outlining before we filmed–not that it made the movie any better. I say “our” because I can’t remember who in the group had the idea for the story of “Memories”, but it most certainly...
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Bames Jond: The Scarlet Gamble

This is my all-time favorite of the movies I made in High School. Not only does it have most of my friends from High School starring in it, it is also the biggest in scope, broadest in comedy, best shot and edited (still, not great), and has two...
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The Greatest of Warriors

You may be sensing a pattern here. For a long time the only orchestral soundtrack I had was Jurassic Park, and naturally that music ended up in most of these High School Home Movies. This short also marks the beginning of some obsessions of mine. Black and White...
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Oh Boy. Pokemon.

I’m trying to start this blog cataloging all my various creative endeavors in somewhat of a chronological order, and sometimes I come across projects I completely forgot about. I’ve made music videos before, but for the sake of not embarrassing my dear friend Doug Jenkins too much, I...
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Trying 3 Act Structure with “House Man”

If you have the stomach for it, here’s a crappy-yet-well-loved High School Home Movie of mine where I was trying to apply the three act structure I’d learned about in English class to another movie my friends and I were making up and filming as we went along:
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The Solar Ring

Behold our collection of marvelous actors starring in the most daring, most epic Joseph DeGolyer High School home movie since his digital debut of “Once you go fat, you never go back”. There have been a total of 4 projects from my high-school days that stick with me...
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Tie-Man (pt. 1)

Alas, Tie-Man. After my friends and I created this short, we had actual intentions of making a full-length movie (or at least a longer short), using these characters. In fact, I wrote a script for it, and my friend Andrew wrote two sequels! We can talk about that...
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Death by Skull

I don’t remember what movie I was watching, but there was a flying skull in it. Thanks to the decorations left over during Halloween, I had a skull. Thanks to a couple of motorcycles that had to be strapped down in my father’s truck, I had a bungee...
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