Tag Archive: western

May 06

Dead Man’s Burden: Selected for the 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival!

It’s official: the highly anticipated independent western film Dead Man’s Burden, written and directed by Jared Moshé, will world premiere at the 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival in June. (from the film’s Synopsis) The year is 1870, and a fragmented America still strains to pick up the pieces from a savage Civil War. Martha (exciting newcomer Clare Bowen) and …

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Jan 16

Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.

On this day commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., I’d like to recognize the efforts of the 54th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. Authorized in March 1863 by Massachusetts Governor John A. Andrew, the 54th was among the first official black units in the United States during the Civil War. Governor Andrew hand-picked Colonel Robert Gould …

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Jan 10

The Grindstone Spins, Yea, Inexorably to my Nose

So, I’m back to it. 56 months, three homes, three continents, two novels, one startup, one independent film, and one beautiful baby boy later, and I’m back where I (basically) began my career: Nautic Partners, a private equity firm with $2.5 billion of equity capital under management. I suppose the time had come to rediscover …

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Dec 25

Happy Holidays from Dead Man’s Burden!

We’ll see you in 2012! Visit us at www.facebook.com/deadmansburden for updates.

Dec 06

Dead Man’s Burden: Behind the Scenes Photos

Here are a few behind-the-scenes photos from Jared Moshé’s upcoming independent western, Dead Man’s Burden. Check out our hero in repose by his horse; the beautiful fall forest backdrop of the opening scene; the glorious life of our production team, surrounded by real life bona fide chickens; and the crew filming a desert shootout. Visit …

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Nov 10

Independent Western in Cruise Control

Movie fans, get excited! Stuff is happening on Jared Moshé’s independent western in rapid fire succession: We settled on a title (announcement coming soon!) We’re up on IMDb, under our original working title A rough-cut with original score is in to Sundance!! (THANK YOU to Sundance for keeping their window open for us for an …

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Aug 05

The worst smell in the world is…

Here is my response to the fourth writing prompt provided by Courtney Miller-Callihan of the Sanford J. Greenburger agency. * The worst smell in the world is the puff of smoke from the bullet that takes your life. It must be true. I’ve killed a hundred men at point blank range. The ones that don’t die as soon as …

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