paul skidmore andparabolos

cinematic storytelling, design, and advice

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the power of love (of movies)

  this is an open letter to Kayla, the 11-year-old who wrote Time to Pass, a short film i produced and directed. you can see it here. dear Kayla, it's been over a year since

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“Blue Like Jazz”, “a lot of angry patrons”, and the “Christian Movie Establishment”

if you love film or if you are a Christian, you've got to read this post by Blue Like Jazz filmmaker — musician-turned-director Steve Taylor: The Christian Movie Establishment vs. Blue Like Jazz "One of the most

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ET – a review

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the David

everyone's seen the David. it graces the covers of books, postcards, and aprons. it's been copied at varying sizes since it was first sculpted. it's a seminal piece of art history, and it currently stands

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parabolos

parabolos is my motion picture production company. through it, i hope to turn vision and message into tangible work, sharing myself through process and product from story development to the final master of the film.

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the director’s worksheet

my 2nd year directing class under the instruction of Janos Kovacsi was a life-changing experience. Janos gave a lot of wonderful instruction, a lot of which i have shared with my students over the years,

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the Why of this blog

i began this blog with a few reasons in mind. one of the most visible purposes was to share what i had learned about using new technology as it applies to the film production process.

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