paul skidmore andparabolos

cinematic storytelling, design, and advice

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Journeys in Community Living

one of the best parts of my freelance work is getting to meet so many fine people who are making a difference for others. briefly participating in that by creating something for them is really

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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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story is everything

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

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the expiration date on “sensitivity”

"the more you noodle this over, the more meaningless this seemingly thoughtful gesture becomes." - Jeff Jensen, EW.com   (h/t Kevin Mathis and Plugged-In)

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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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