An Interview with Zac Morris and Jeff the Killer

I’ve met a film writer and producer who used to live in the Chicago area. Zac now resides in Los Angeles with his alter ego Jeff the Killer. Zac (Or is it Jeff?), who remains a die-hard Cubs fan, has written and produced numerous music videos, commercials and original short films. All of this work […]

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Beyond the Canvas with John L. Smith, Jr.

John is a gentleman, a scholar, and an entertainer. Always polite and easy to get along with, John will engage you in witty conversation at your first meeting with him. A chat with John might lead to discussing some event in a current film shoot in which John plays an acting role, or he may […]

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Beyond the Canvas with Ben Burnes

A pulsing drum, a crying synth, an angry riff; tinny chirps, quick bleeps, squishy splats; the tempo slows–a piano weeps single notes, a lover’s sigh carried on a soft wind. Ben Burnes’ sounds form audio landscapes, sounds that shape the listening ground we travel on; we move from track to track, from mood to mood.

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Beyond the Canvas: An Artist’s Impressions

As always, I’m interested in art and the artists that create impressionable works; their forms and styles may be traditional–oil painting, writing, and instrumental; or these artists stimulate awe (in newer ways) inside an endless digital frontier that humans now explore; or their creation requires us to search deeper into our conscious, sub-conscious, and dreams […]

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