Finally, I’m a Director

May 20, 2019

It’s small, and not the epic motion picture I hoped for – but it’s real, and it’s mine.

Forcing Centovacast to work with SSL

February 28, 2019

How I manhandled both Centovacast and Icecast to use SSL via Let’sEncrypt.

Who Watches the Watchmen?

July 1, 2018

The answer may surprise you.

The Real Reason iHeartRadio and Spotify are Going Out of Business

December 6, 2017

And it has nothing to do with piracy. Not directly, anyway.

The Patreon Quandry

November 13, 2017

Krypton Radio’s Patreon campaign is harder to run than most. Here’s why.

“Star Trek: Discovery” Should Have Been Better Than This

October 23, 2017

Here are my thoughts on Star Trek: Discovery, and why I’m disappointed in it. If you haven’t seen Star Trek: Discovery and plan to, STOP READING HERE, because there are SPOILERS after this. You have been warned. Anything bad that happens to you after having read this warning is therefore your own fault.

The Twelve Principles of Animation

January 5, 2017

I’ve helped write the animation training curriculae here at Rhythm & Hues Studios, and I had a chance to visit the topic of the Twelve Priniciples of Animation to support some of the coursework I helped develop.

I thought I’d share.

Balancing Joy and Fear

April 25, 2014

This won’t blow your mind. But it may change it.

Video & Animation

September 16, 2013

I’m an animator too, and here are some samples. Most are Maya, one is in Rhythm & Hues’ “Voodoo” (I worked there for nearly ten years teaching animators) and my demo reel, which predates all that, is in Lightwave.  

Writer’s Rules for Storytelling

March 21, 2013

Rules for writers, purportedly by Emma Coates, storyboard artist for Pixar.