Review: Southland Tales

If you follow my twitter feed you know last night I watch Southland Tales on DVD. I’ve been wanting to see this movie for a few months because I like a lot of the cast, Sarah Michelle Geller, The Rock, Seann William Scott and many more. Plus I’d heard good things about the director from a filmmaker POV, but by the time I’d heard of the movie it was almost out of theaters and not on DVD. So it went into the top of my Netflix que.

That’s Me in the Indy Mogul Video

Just catching up on some of my YouTube subscriptions and ran into Indy Mogul’s SXSW coverage, which included me. 53 seconds in. And I have a video interview with them I need to get edited.

VLOG SXSW: On Interviewing

During SXSW I recorded a number of interviews and I record a number of vlogs where I talk to the camera. This is one of those vlogs, where I talk about my feelings about approaching people for interviews. VLOG SXSW: On Interviewing from Ron Davis on Vimeo.

SXSW Interactive vs. Film

As you know I recently went to the SXSW Film Festival. Being the geek that I am I also joined Twitter and went to a number of panel in the Interactive portion of the conference. For those of you who don’t know what I’m talking about let me quickly explain. SXSW is really three conferences…

New Video Camera & First HD VLOG

Last night I got a Canon HV20, which is a really nice, very small HD camcorder. So I had to record something, here’s a 5 minute ramble about SXSW’s photo/video policy and the new camera and how my wife is awesome. Not in that order. VLOG: First with HV20 from Ron Davis on Vimeo.

No Photography At SXSW Panels

So I found out today that you can’t shoot even still pictures during film panels and video is a no-no. This is different from SXSW Interactive’s photo policy. Ron, In order to shoot photos during film panels, you must be credentialed through a media outlet (but that deadline has passed). You would not be allowed…

Willing to Be Bad?

Internal conflict. Anything worth doing, is worth doing well – Dad vs. Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly – Joachim DePosada I have a real problem with #2. What it means is that you aren’t going to be really good the first time you do something. You’re going to have to work at it…