Formerly: DIY Filmmaker Sujewa Blog - Werewolf Ninja Philosopher and other 2018 movies! DIY = Do-It-Yourself. DIY film = low budget indie films made and distributed by the filmmaker. This is a blog by filmmaker Sujewa Ekanayake. 2018 films - Werewolf Ninja Philosopher, Breakthrough Weekend, Brooklyn Fantastic, Agnes the Alien. Blog active since 2006. Since 4/28/18 blog is called NEW ART FILM (since 2018), see post below for more re: the new direction.
"Here. My Explosion..." and "The Dabbler, the Dreamer, and the Man Who Broke the World" are two feature films by Reid Gershbein. Reid started the Two Week Film Collective - a movement in which filmmakers make a film in two weeks, from first day of shooting to final cut. He has worked at Pixar Animation Studios and Dreamworks Animation in research and development and as a technical director. His credits include Monsters Vs Aliens, Shrek 2, Shrek the Third, Toy Story 2, A Bug's Life, Madagascar (and Madagascar 2), Bee Movie, Kung Fu Panda, Over the Hedge, and Flushed Away.
He founded and was CEO of the animation studio Thrave where he produced,wrote, and/or directed over a dozen short animated films. Reid wrote, directed, and produced the live-action feature films "Broken Arrows","Here. My Explosion...", and "The Dabbler, the Dreamer, and the Man Who Broke the World". He went to school at Stanford and Princeton University where he was in the Computer Science PhD program, was an undergraduate at Oberlin College, and was born and raised in Buffalo, New York.
"Here. My Explosion..." stars Eleese Longino, Jeffery Davis, Seth Burnham, Lee Kuhn, and Jennifer Jajeh. It is the first feature film to utilize the visual technique of tilt-shift photography throughout the entire film.
"The Dabbler, the Dreamer, and the Man Who Broke the World" stars Jeffery Davis, Cheryl Fidelman, Orlando Mendoza, Lee Kuhn, and Reid Gershbein. This film was completely produced in two weeks, from first day of shooting to final cut, as part of the Two Week Film Collective.