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Reflections at Dawn

Failing while doing what you love is hardly failure, but more like a bump on the road. Following your passion is a privilege denied to many. So welcome each bump with a smile, as with time you will learn to ignore the bumps. And take the journey for what it is. At first it will […]

Error on a Sunny Day

Another day. Another hell, a new devil ringing his bell. The error message flashing on my screen took me by surprise. Program crashed- Out of memory, here comes another sigh. Thankfully the deadline is three weeks away, hence I have time for these things. The sound mix of my second short movie is done, and […]

Before the Red Carpet: Movie Test Screening

Movie producers have only one chance to launch a film. May it be from a big studio or a group of indie filmmakers, the success of a movie all depends on one particular fact; the audience. No matter how creative the glossy posters look, the comic book tie-ins and fast food merchandise are only effective […]

State of Hollywood; A Reflection of Sri Lankan Cinema – Post 01

During this year’s San Francisco International Film Festival, famed director Steven Soderbergh did a widely received panel about the current state of Hollywood. The speech tapped in to many topics as filmmaking, distribution and commerce. It’s no secret that Hollywood tends to be a dirty business sometimes. To state it simple; you’re good as long as you deliver. And […]