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Old July 25 2014, 03:05 AM   #16
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Man, it sucks that all these things happen far away from me. I'm way out in Arizona, with no car, no money to travel, and most productions seem to be on the East Coast. I'm on disability, so it's 24 hours a day of twiddling my thumbs for the last 13 years or so.

I would be interested in seeing some sort of writers' guide listing setting, major characters and personality descriptions, and any sets planned. Maybe I could try revamping some abandoned ideas I was developing in the 80s when trying to write spec scripts.
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Old July 25 2014, 03:07 AM   #17
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Seems like Arizona would be great for alien planet locations.
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Old July 25 2014, 03:25 AM   #18
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It's just too friggin' hot during the summer though. 113F at 7:30pm right now. This morning it was 99 at 9:15.
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Old July 25 2014, 07:46 AM   #19
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In fucking sane.
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Old July 25 2014, 08:25 AM   #20
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And right now at 12:30am, it's 100.
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Old July 25 2014, 01:11 PM   #21
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Man, it sucks that all these things happen far away from me. I'm way out in Arizona, with no car, no money to travel, and most productions seem to be on the East Coast. I'm on disability, so it's 24 hours a day of twiddling my thumbs for the last 13 years or so.

I would be interested in seeing some sort of writers' guide listing setting, major characters and personality descriptions, and any sets planned. Maybe I could try revamping some abandoned ideas I was developing in the 80s when trying to write spec scripts.
could you get a grant to take classes and learn graphic design and do FX's
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Old July 25 2014, 01:37 PM   #22
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That's unlikely. My vision has been deteriorating over the last few years (cataracts, among other things), and I certainly can't afford high end software and a new machine. I have a 3d modeling and animation program, but it's not compatible with what's preferred for these things, and I'm not a good artist. I generally have to build anything I want to animate, and my results are not professional quality, though the software has been used by others professionally. And at 63, I'm not a young man anymore. Going back to school to actually take courses in it would be a rather hefty investment with no chance of practical returns.
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Old July 27 2014, 01:16 AM   #23
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There are a couple happening in Las Vegas. How far from Vegas are you? Excalibur is one of them...
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Old July 27 2014, 05:05 AM   #24
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Phoenix, but the real problem is being able to travel anywhere. I've not been out of this town in 20 years.
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