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- About sonnyboo
- Peter John Ross
- Columbus, Ohio USA
- filmmaker, editor, director
- I have written for Moviemaker and Videomaker magazines. I've published three books on filmmaking. I've won over 20 awards for my films in the last 10 years. I've made a few features, and a lot of short films.
- see http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0743748/
- Chris Award - Columbus International Film Festival 2007
Best Comedy - Wreck Beach Film Fest 2004
Best Short - Cinc. Intl Film Fest 2004
Best Mini-Film - Independents Film Festival 2009
Best Concept - Underneath Cincinnati Film Festival 2009
Honorable Mention - Magma Short Film Festival 2010
Winner - Time Warner's On Demand Short Film Screening 2009
Audience Award - 48 Film Project Cincinnati 2004
Emerging Talent Award - "B" Movie Festival Indiana 2007
- Favorite Film(s)
- Brotherhood of the Wolf, Smilla's Sense of Snow, In the Company of Men, Fellowship of the Ring, Blade Runner, Some Like it Hot
- Favorite Director(s)
- Peter Jackson, Ridley Scott, Steven Spielberg, Neil Labute, Orson Welles, Joss Whedon
- Other Interests
- bowling, cooking, grilling
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Posted 12-25-2011 at 04:19 PM by sonnyboo Comments 0
Spielberg has edited two movies non-linear in a computer! He himself vowed never to do such a thing, but with TINTIN and also WAR HORSE, Steven has come over to the darkside. Now I understand TINTIN, as that is a CGI movie, but WAR HORSE is live action, shot on film.
Spielberg resisted the new school approach to editing, which...
Posted 12-02-2011 at 12:36 PM by sonnyboo Comments 0
Iím doing some minor writing of late. Whether itís scribbling on a notepad at work, typing in Google Docs on the laptop waiting on a render, what matters most is that words from my head are being committed to some form that others might see and eventually say/shoot.
Iíve got a few ideas tumbling over. One compels me because I have never attempted a process shot, that is a shot in a car that appears to be...
Posted 11-19-2011 at 09:38 PM by sonnyboo Comments 0
Slowly the wheels turn. Already got 1 rejection and 5 confirmations of playing one of the two TV series in various markets. No offense to the Population 17,000 market, but Pittsburgh picking up FRAMELINES represents a gain of about 300,000. Pittsburgh is also a much bigger film town. Weíre weeks away from a premiere in Pennsylvania, and possibly CLIP FRAMES as well.
I suspect that many of these packages...
Posted 11-12-2011 at 10:21 PM by sonnyboo Comments 0
After over $100 in shipping and over 50 packages, I suddenly find myself with less to do for the briefest of moments. I'm taking a weekend off, more or less. I spent today cleaning, and doing a major rearrangement of furniture in the mancave of Rossdonia.
I have many docs on my computer(s), usually transcribed from handwritten notes on one of several notepads. In it are many ideas from THINGS TO DO, to lines...
Posted 11-08-2011 at 09:02 PM by sonnyboo Comments 0
Focus is the key. Staying on track and not letting things help you stray from your chosen path; this presents the most common mistake in getting lost. Even on a bad day right now, I still get a lot done. Whether it's for FRAMELINES or CLIP FRAMES, I digitize a tape, synchronize 4 cameras on a multicam timeline, or I edit. My nose presses firmly to the grindstone right now.
And I'm teaching.