Revisiting “VENT!: The Online Magazine for Disgruntled Filmmakers” (Part 1)

| May 1, 2016

Way back in 1997, after I had completed producing my one and so far only feature film on a $60,000 budget, I launched a semi-popular website called VENT! It focused on the flourishing world of indie filmmaking at a time when regular folks were maxing out multiple credit cards (à la Kevin Smith’s CLERKS) or […]

Author, Artist, Filmmaker, Musician: The Hard Passionate Life

| August 20, 2013

So I was recently rummaging through old files on my computer when I rediscovered several documents that composed an early pet project of mine. Fifteen years ago I had founded a now-defunct website aimed at indie filmmakers called VENT!, which served as “group therapy for down-but-not-yet-out movie makers.” Essentially it offered practical advice and true anecdotes […]