Tag Archives: Mike Ambs

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My friend Ruth operates a local non-profit called FLY Children’s Art Center. They provide opportunities for kids to use critical and creative skills as they define and develop their own art projects. The following video, put together by my friend Mike Ambs, explains the origin and philosophy of FLY beautifully. FLY Children’s Art Center from […]

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Cycle Powered Cinema documentation, and the film work of Mike Ambs

It’s not very long, and it’s really dark, but local film maker MIke Ambs just sent me this short video that he shot a week or so ago, during our first real test of the Cycle Powered Cinema concept. 5×5 : Night of the Hunter from mike ambs ☂ on Vimeo. You can’t tell from […]

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The first episode of Dreamland Tonight is now available online

I’m on my way out to a meeting to discuss the second episode of Dreamland Tonight, but, before I go, I want to share this video of the first episode. I don’t know how well it translates to this format, but hopefully you’ll find something to like about it… And don’t be discouraged by the […]

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The thankless task of editing Dreamland Tonight

For the last few days, my friend Mike Ambs has taken time away from editing his own film to focus on the editing of Dreamland Tonight’s first episode. Hopefully, someday, I can repay him. In the meantime, though, he’ll have to settle for this little, online shout-out. I don’t know that it really fits here, […]

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Dreamland Tonight: episode one recap

The show went off better than any of us could have predicted on Friday night. We had about 50 people in the audience, and, although I was nervous, I’m proud to report that I was not racked with pant-shitting terror. There wasn’t even that minute or two of uncontrollable shaking that I generally experience whenever […]

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