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In February 2015, I traveled far north to Norway to hunt down and photograph the Northern Lights, one of the most mesmerizing natural phenomena of this planet. Here is my story: https://www.storehouse.co/stories/r4cym-chasing-the-aurora
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Wrote a little something about seeing 2001: A Space Odyssey in 70mm and my excitement for Interstellar coming up next. Read in full: http://onfs.net/1jN0B5x
This mission is too important for me to allow you to jeopardize it. This past weekend, at the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, New York City, I
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Love this art! Totoro!
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LOL!!!!

Believe it or not, as much of an anime fan I am, I have not seen Totoro. lol
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My new photo gallery on Storehouse - featuring an Inside Look at Cannes 2014. https://www.storehouse.co/stories/t8s3f-two-weeks-on-the-croisette
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My interview with Hugh Jackman! An honor to talk with him.
Hey, bub, I'm not finished with you yet. Academy Award-nominated actor Hugh Jackman has played so many unique roles for many different directors, from my
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I'm quoted in a trailer! From this Sundance review: http://onfs.net/M5hUip For the amusing 80's indie comedy Ping Pong Summer, which I (certainly) recommend.
 
Awesome! We're quoted in the new trailer for Ping Pong Summer - an 80's indie comedy, written & directed by  Michael Tully. See the trailer: http://onfs.net/1i6lohk
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One of my favorite places recently - Tromso, Norway.
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My latest photo gallery - Spring in New York, on Storehouse.
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FS.net is hosting a screening of Mike Cahill's I Origins in New York City this week! Featuring a Q&A, free popcorn and everything. Join us http://onfs.net/1j7iNkf
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This looks so damn good! Can't wait.
 
Brad Pitt on the first teaser poster for David Ayer's tank movie Fury. http://onfs.net/TbWvaa
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"Since tomorrow the problems of today will seem comical to you, laugh right now."

Via Jodo: https://twitter.com/AlejodoEnglish/status/463656845178335234
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Magnificent photos.
They say beauty comes from within, and music does so quite literally - most sounds of music are created inside the instruments. Maybe that is the reason why Mona Sibai and Björn Ewers came up with an idea to photograph musical instruments from inside to promote Berlin Philharmonic orchestra. ...
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  • FirstShowing.net
    Founder/Owner/President, 2006 - present
  • Everest Lighting Effects
    Founder/Owner/President, 2000 - 2004
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Entrepreneur originally from Colorado, currently operating the influential movie blog FirstShowing.net, working to make the moviegoing experience better every day.
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  • Carnegie Mellon University
    Lighting Design, 2004 - 2006
    Similar to intellectuals like Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg before me, I left on my own will before finishing to focus on running my second business, however I enjoyed most of my time here.
  • Air Academy High School
    2000 - 2004
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