Tag: Inspiration

Denzel Washington Breaks Down the Key to Achieving Your Filmmaking Dreams

Posted by Anthony - May 12, 2014 - Acting, Candid Advice, Career Advice, Motivation and Inspiration denzel-washington-safe-house-black-enterprise

(photo: Black Enterprise) I know it’s been a long minute since I last put up a blog post here. I actually have a few dozen things I’ve wanted to write about and share for some time now, but had my nose to the grindstone completely revamping and updating the brand-new 2nd Edition of my first book, [...]

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WIZDOM: Will Smith’s Attitude

Posted by Anthony - August 30, 2010 - Uncategorized

I won’t lie, many years ago I used to hate on Will Smith. (Surely, I’m not the only one that originally dismissed the bubblegum rap of Fresh Prince and DJ Jazzy Jeff as the corny work of two flash-in-the-pan rap hacks, am I?) If you asked me to bet which of the rappers on the [...]

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How to Change the World…One Person at A Time

Posted by Anthony - August 10, 2010 - Indie Film Bootcamp, Instructional DVDs

I started Down and Dirty DV as a way to share my little bit of guerrilla knowledge and insight with those who are walking the same filmmaking path I began almost 20 years ago. I’ve discovered along the way that moreso than filmmaking even, I really enjoy teaching, inspiring and encouraging others to make the [...]

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A Great Doc About Docs

Posted by Anthony - June 1, 2009 - Education

As I blog this I’m engrossed in a great documentary airing on The Documentary Channel…about making documentaries of all things. It’s entitled Capturing Reality: The Art of Documentary (2008) and it’s totally got me jonesing to go out and shoot a new doc right now. If you are stuck on a doc project and need [...]

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Best Double Down Film Show Ever!

Posted by Anthony - February 12, 2009 - Double Down Film Show

Last night’s show was great and went right to core mission of The Double Down Film Show – to help you succeed and stay inspired as you make your way in the film and tv industry. We had more people in the chat room and listening in LIVE than ever before. (Truth is we were [...]

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