paul skidmore andparabolos

cinematic storytelling, design, and advice

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should Christians work separate from culture or through it?

friend and former student Patrick Ryan had me on his YouTube show Across the Forge over at Cross Forge Gaming. we talked about the precarious subjects of Christians in the film industry, Christian films, and

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Love is Alive (15m, dir. paul skidmore) on Vimeo

i directed this short film last fall. we premiered in Nashville this past spring to a great audience. now the film is available to view online. i'll write more about it soon, but for now,

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i see it.

"some of these kids... no one's ever told them they could be good at anything." of everything David Perry and i discussed the day he invited me to be a part of ICiT, this one

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story is everything

i'm listening to a gentleman play "Piano Man" on an acoustic guitar. story is NOT everything.

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who’s the most important person in the filmmaking process?

the producer? the writer? the director? (more…)

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sunday morning – director’s commentary

since there are way too many things to say about this film to fit into the five-and-a-half minute runtime, i thought a written commentary would be better. the following goes through the entire sunday morning

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sunday morning

for two months, i devoted most of my waking hours to thinking about, shooting, writing, planning, editing, or watching the following project, commissioned of me by the church i attend, North Boulevard church of Christ.

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