Biola Day Two

Highlights: A one-on-one long lunch with Ralph Winter, producer of the X-Men movies and Fantastic Four. Can't wait to tell you about it. Bumping into Joe Kirk and Tim Porter from Paste Magazine. Wow! Meeting more Looking Closer readers like Nate Bell! Meeting filmmakers who read Looking Closer, like Rik Swartzwelder! Talking with Lori McCreary, who works with Morgan Freeman and Act One : Writing for Hollywood! Interviewing Terry Botwick. Look him up. What a career he's … [Read more...]

Biola Day One

After I made the acquaintance of Greg Stump (I love meeting Looking Closer readers... it usually ends up with me becoming a big fan of them instead of the other way around), and we had a hearty breakfast, I took to strolling the sidewalks at Biola under a cloudy grey sky. The very first person I saw on campus was Craig Detweiler. He was engrossed in a conversation with some other faculty at a table, but his was the only face I could see. Good. Important contact #1 on campus! Detweiler's books … [Read more...]