Gregory Garofalo

While a great many would see him as a hero, there are some that would prefer the term vigilante. Gregory is an aspiring filmmaker who loves writing, directing, coffee and long walks on the beach.

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Cinematic Universes Changing Storytelling

It seems like all of the popular movies today have one thing in common: ...

Do You Really Need the Hero’s Journey

The Hero’s Journey is what all of the creative, and innovative movies use these ...

A Joke That Made The Whole World Scream

Joker is finally here! And it’s one of the most popular movies to date, ...

IT Chapter 2: Twice as Long, Half the Scares

Did you see IT Chapter 2? It was one of the most popular movies ...

Raising Money for Films Sucks. Here’s How to Do it.

At some point on your journey to become the next innovative filmmaker you’ve probably ...

Joker: A Cinematic Masterpiece, or a Bad Joke?

The New Joker movie is almost here and apparently it’s innovative enough to change ...

Have A Dream? Now What?

Say you have a dream, now what? You have a creative itch that you ...

The Director’s Playbook

It hurts me when film students direct their first film, fail spectacularly and decide ...

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