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
So Wifi at Rock Bottom Something About Meth documentary has a book. Keeping it simple the book will be the same name as the documentary.
One thing that has really struck me about this project different from others I have done is the connection people are having with Amancha. I get emails now on a regular basis from people who use to be addicts or current addicts going through a struggle similar to hers. All I wanted was to make something people enjoy as a piece of art. I wanted people to say “Lester that one documentary you did with the girl on meth was really Continue reading
Been a while?!!? Many things have happened. Things better served as its own announcement but has to do with a few ideas to develop with one including David the Caveman Rickels of Beware Caveman. Cant wait to begin the “In development” post about them as I am sure it will catch some eyes. Ok that was vague enough so lets move on.
I am lucky to not be so jaded by the form and structure of doing things the right way. I get to Continue reading
So this is the first official entry about this project. Any up for some back story ??? At this point I dont think I remember why I started this project. I think the plan was just to do a sports piece. I had been doing some many heavy pieces with hard subject matter that I wanted to just do something that wasn’t so Continue reading