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Coffee Update June 12th 2017 – Crowd Funding Levels the Playing Field

If the studios lose money, then its the business that takes the direct hit, not the individual producer or director because they still get paid. If I fail, then I take the hit which is obviously not a sustainable model for independent film production. Now that we have crowdfunding… Continue reading

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Lil Chickies, Red Radishes, and Mexican Mama’s

It’s so remote they have their own unique Italian dialect even to this day. I think the Pavias may have once been Catholic because Grandma Naleid grew up in a household with twelve kids…..TWELVE! They say that when number twelve hit the scene, the priest made a special trip to the Pavia household, sat great Grandpa Pavia down and was like, “Dude…You gotta chill.” Apparently he took the hint. As a youth…. Continue reading

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No Bounce

I tripped on a tree root and flew forward only to pop back up like a weeble wobble a half second later. While I like to brag about that, nothing beats the college feat when I fell off the Dessau Hall stage, backwards, while filming a movie, without knowing it…….. and stuck the landing.
It was our first year in the program. I didn’t know anybody when I started out so…
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