paul skidmore andparabolos

cinematic storytelling, strategy, and advice

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Macgasm

many of you are aware that i often write articles for Macgasm. for many of my app reviews, features on Apple hardware and software, and thoughts on the future of tech, i often post on

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digital meeting etiquette

Ben Brooks breaks down some excellent thoughts over at the Brooks Review about meetings in today's digital age, particularly with regard to using iPad. (more…)

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my interview on Michigan Film Reel

check out this short interview i did in Grand Rapids this past weekend. after my two-hour seminar for the GR film community, we headed over to McFadden's for a quick bite, and i recapped some

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if you’re a creative, read this: right vs. left… which are you?

don't worry, this isn't about politics.  it's about your brain. anyone's brain really.  first, stop reading this post, fix some tea or coffee and sit and read the following articles for the next few minutes,

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iPhone vs. iPod Touch, iPad WiFi vs. iPad 3G

this post is the answer to a question asked by Michael Woodard on an earlier post, and i thought the answer might be of use to others as well. be aware that this comparison is

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development part i – the research

the development process is, in my opinion, the most important part of the production process.  i feel way too many take it lightly.  a lot of young filmmakers focus on the finished product.  a polished

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parabolos portable production

over the next few weeks, i'll be doing a series on parabolos portable production.  the past few films i've worked on have allowed me to realize the possibility of modern technology to really revolutionize the

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