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Category Archives: Film

A Different Kind of Church

February 5, 2022 In the summer of 2021, I was feeling ready to start a new film. At school, we were formulating a certificate in virtual production for which one … Continue reading

February 5, 2022 · Leave a comment


Indianapolis, Indiana | May 2020 Recently, I have been collaborating on a short film with my daughter. The making of possible: from Autumn Grace Eastom on Vimeo. A year and … Continue reading

June 19, 2020 · 1 Comment

Scott County Filming Continues

Sunday, July 14th, 2019 Back in March, we had to put the second Scott County narrative film on hold for a while due to one of our local producers having … Continue reading

July 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Making of the Scott County Stories

October 9, 2018 Since March 2018, we have been producing our documentaries about the opioid crisis here in Indiana. These films, which I am continuing to write about in my … Continue reading

October 9, 2018

360˚ Stereo Video in Unity

As part of a new video course I am teaching called Breaking the Frame (See the Any Way Back post), I am working with various technologies for students to explore … Continue reading

February 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Opioids in Indiana

Back in the summer of 2016, when I was in Durban, South Africa for the International AIDS Conference (see Summer 2016), I was profoundly struck by a moment in the … Continue reading

February 5, 2018 · Leave a comment


Back in October, I presented at the Original Lilly International Conference on College Teaching held at Miami University of Ohio. I presented on a pedagogical technique I devised which I … Continue reading

February 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Any Way Back

After a bit of a hiatus from the blog, I am back with some interesting projects that are in various phases. The one I’ll write about now is a project … Continue reading

January 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Virgin Forest Project

Last summer (2015) I was awarded a Creative Renewal Fellowship from the Arts Council of Indianapolis. My proposal, The Virgin Forest Project, has me visiting three Indiana virgin forests in all four … Continue reading

April 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Clowning Around

I spent this past spring break in Nevada shooting for local Indy artist Casey Roberts. Casey asked me several weeks ago if I would help him finish shooting a film he … Continue reading

March 30, 2015 · Leave a comment