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I work in Film. I live in Martial Arts. I thrive in Imagination.

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AI Generation - Adobe Firefly

I was trying out some tools for AI. ...more

Filmmaking - Camera

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AI Generation - Adobe Firefly

28 Day Challenge-Meditation - Day 11

28 Day Challenge - Day 11. More learning with an individual one on one meditation to regulate oneself in mental and physical synchronicity. ...more

Scholar

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28 Day Challenge-Meditation - Day 11

Roger Corman RIP

I worked on a few films for Roger Corman at an old lumber yard in Venice and up on San Vicente for his New Concorde production house. A fascinating entrepreneurial and driven man. ...more

Filmmaking-Genre

May 13, 20241 min read

Roger Corman RIP

How to Power Up Your Brainstorming

Studies demonstrate the writing with your hand invokes Kinesthesia - movements that increase brain activity. Win through writing. ...more

SW-BrainstormingHow

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How to Power Up Your Brainstorming
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