Advice for Aspiring Filmmakers

I am occasionally approached by young people asking, “How did you become a documentary filmmaker and how do I become one too?” I start out by responding that I still consider myself an ‘aspiring filmmaker’ but have invested a few years in the...

The Road to a Bigger Vision

As I was driving through the downtown area on my way to work this morning, I was thinking about how I love catching quick glimpses of life happening along the way. From the lounging homeless men loitering in the park to the purposeful walk of a businessman to the...

Signals of Transcendence

We each have a desire, or need, for something greater than ourselves; some bigger purpose or meaning in life. The prevalent questions of our age are, “Who am I?” and, “Why am I here?” There must be some reality beyond the small world within...

Being

There are four basic systems of thought, or worldviews according to which we each operate (many times according to more than one, or all four): Our ways of processing life are either rooted epistemologically in thinking, existentially in feeling, or pragmatically in...