Very honored to be featured on Wichita’s KMUW NPR affiliate show “The Range” talking about our short film thriller about Covid19 “Stay Home”. Listen to it here: https://www.kmuw.org/post/range-may-1-2020
You know sometimes you plan something and have a vision and idea and its all plotted out and then all of a sudden the whole house comes down and you have to catch up. That is basically the story of Savage U. I contacted YBM Smoove earlier this summer with an idea to help promote the release of his new album “Wichita Savage University 2” and everything was go. Problem was that I didnt have time yet and I wanted to let him finish the project first. Fast Forward I cant ever seem to have enough downtime to really work with anyone and that be the only thing I have going. What I have yet to talk about and I will tease here is that I will soon be releasing art work for sale as well as People Collector merch but we will save that for another time but visit https://arowefilms.com/buynow. I have also been working on the podcast along with creating a new show and my usual doings with EFC. All of this made it hard to give Smoove a date and it has been a game of chase the mouse. Smoove opened for Cali’s controversial rap star Blueface and the way he talked the days leading and after I wasn’t sure if he realized how much things had just changed for him. I also didn’t know Continue reading
Now its time to make a full return to the blog world as we have a few great announcements on projects that will be in production very soon to go along with the “in-production diaries” from previous projects. Getting right to the point Wi-Fi at Rock Bottom Second Edition is near completion and is currently in dealings with a publisher to bring a full immersive audiobook experience as well. We are working with another production entity to bring a new web-series to Wichita called “FROM THE GROUND UP” it will focus on the music scene of Wichita, Kansas in an interview style conversation that answers the questions of starting unknown and building up to a fan base and all the struggle and highlight in-between. We are looking for partnerships with some of the local business leaders to be involved and grab advertising spots for product placements. Contact us for more info.
Lastly, the most exciting thing I want to talk about is the new short-ish film I am working on called “the Trunk”. This will be the biggest in-production piece for the rest of the year. I have written and will both act and direct my first Narrative film. More details to come in the production diaries but its an ambitious idea for me to put on so many new hats at once but its a task I think will pay off as many of my more industry friends have told me how strong the script is and it will come down to delivering good performances and final product. I can not wait to get back into the swing of things but as well there will be levels to this because one thing I have faced with tackling for the first time is funding and supporting a crew to make sure I can put together the best product possible. New things and we are ready to get to a very busy summer.
With the success of Wifi at Rock Bottom : Something about Meth documentary over the last 2 or 3 years it has finally hit a milestone I would have never imagined. BUT first… I have to say the documentary itself was meant to be just another doc I made to do work as an aspiring filmmaker and to do something that was inspired by my self-proclaimed mentor Sean Dunn. Since it’s released, the response has been incredible! Over the last year, I have received emails and comments almost daily. I would have never expected that I would make something that could create conversation beyond what is seen for a 30-minute flick of a girl just talking. Through all channels of viewing my free to watch documentary has been seen over 1 million times. I have not done near as much promotion to deserve that but the conversation has been one that has had a life of his own. I don’t know how people Continue reading