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Let’s talk about STOMPING GROUND for a second.
So here’s something awesome: Dan Riesser, who was probably my first friend in Los Angeles, is in North Carolina right now about to start shooting his FIRST FEATURE. It’s a bigfoot movie. It’s a comedy. The synopsis is - “A young couple travels to small town North Carolina and ends up on an impromptu Bigfoot hunt that threatens their relationship & their lives.”
The coolest thing about this is that it’s a total passion project for him. He loves horror, he digs indie relationship movies. This is Dan harnessing his efforts and energy and leaning into a project he really believes in. It’s perfect, if you know Dan you can glance at this project and know that the marriage is perfect.
And I guess that’s another cool thing about living in a town like this: eventually some people stop dreaming about their big projects and waiting around. Eventually, people are going to be making those bigger projects. And after enough time, the industry you’re trying to break into becomes the industry you’re in. It doesn’t happen for everybody, but it’ll happen for some. In the next year we’re going to see our friends releasing features, creating television shows, harnessing their passions and making things that are reflections of themselves. Makes me jealous and excited and feel other emotions, too. I wanna celebrate that all day long.