Some people are never satisfied. Yeah you may have co-founded the best short film website on the net but that’s not enough to contain your creativity. What you really want to do is push the boundaries of animation techniques in your new short and rack up over 115,000 views in the first week of posting it online. I’m overjoyed to be joined by our longtime friend and past DN guest Andrew S. Allen to discuss his rotoscoped, crypto, noir short The Thomas Beale Cipher.
The sad thing is that the online video world is not quite as democratic as it used to be, just because there’s so much out there and because it’s becoming more of a curatorial world.
MarBelle has a strange compulsion to watch as many films as he can get his hands on and find jobs that give him a legitimate excuse to drill filmmakers about their work. Directors Notes is the latest incarnation of this disorder and so much cheaper than film school. Twitter: @MarBelle