My wonderful WordPress followers! I, being a fan of simplicity (the Apple mindset as opposed to the Microsoft mindset), have made a major shift in my way of thinking towards Tumblr as opposed to WordPress. So follow the link below to read this new post on my Tumblr blog: How to Be Disruptive at Film […]

I’m totally psyched to be working with Kinzey and Milla on The Persona Project! Please watch the video for more awesome pics and help support the project and get your prints! More news to come!

Introducing The Persona Project, a limited edition fine art photographic print set inspired by the classic 1966 film Persona by legendary Swedish film director Ingmar Bergman. Please help by watching this video and sharing it with others! And after you have done that, please consider making a donation (minimum $1). Every little bit counts! Thanks!

Check out my new tumblr blog! (Click here ==>) danielbeanfilms on tumblr I will probably be posting much more frequently on tumblr, because their iOS app is the best and easiest-to-use blogging app out there. The WordPress iOS app leaves much to be desired… Nevertheless, I plan to continue this blog with more in-depth (albeit less […]

Last Saturday, along with Mike Call, our D.P., I started shooting my feature film Mise en Abyme. It was actually just a test shoot, but it got me excited for the weeks and months to come as we shoot our feature film. Seeing what I was able to do with Predestination emboldened me to go […]

So I’ve been polishing my feature-length screenplay, which I plan to shoot this summer, and it keeps getting better. I love rewriting, because I simply just go back and read what I wrote, and immediately I know what to write. “That’s no good, this is what I want it to say…” and boom, there it […]

I’ve been staying super busy, so haven’t been posting to my blog as much as I would like to. I finished writing my 102-page screenplay on Wednesday. Next week I’m going to NAB and then to Coachella to film that with Patryk Kizny. Today I submitted my short film Predestination to Raindance. I also created […]

It’s not without irony that I find myself, in the midst of making a film about existential crisis, in an “edit-stential crisis.” I’ve got about 5 or 6 versions edited, all of which I like, but I can’t decide which route I want to go. It’s a real Kierkegaardian Either/Or dilemma. Predestination explores the concepts […]

5 years. 5 Films. 5 Novels. That’s the goal, right? Well let’s see how we are doing so far. First off 2012 was an awesome year…except, I didn’t reach my goal of shooting my feature film in 2012. Not good. Frowny face. Explanation point! I did however shoot write and direct 3 short films, write […]

First of all, I want to apologize to my loyal readers that I haven’t posted as frequently on my blog lately. There’s a simple reason for this: I’ve been spending more time actually working on films! That’s definitely a good thing. When I have my feature film done (I’ve been writing and rewriting faithfully every […]