INTERVIEW WITH FILM COMPOSER PATRICK NEIL DOYLE by David Toth Following our meeting on January 2, I posed some questions to Patrick as he embarks on writing the score for First Rites. This blog’s mission was always to shed light on the various aspects of filmmaking in a way that provides practical and actionable tips […]
Read groundbreaking novel “The Sun King”
The only novel which tackles the themes of solar power and timeliness of following one’s dreams is now available in Paperback and Kindle editions! From Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine published writer David Toth THE SUN KING is a contemporary novel about an engineer living in the picturesque Adirondack Region of New York State. His recent […]
First Rites – Official trailer
First Rites – Official Trailer The official trailer for First Rites, the short film which saw production in early November. A young priest learns hard lessons of identity when he is called on to perform the last rites…for the first time. Written and Directed by David Toth Produced by Bill Loerch Associate produced by Renee […]
TAME THE BEAST screening schedule at Syndicated Bar & Theater
Hi David, Thanks for sending along the best version of the short! I wanted to reach out to let you know we’ve set our November schedule, and THE TAMING OF THE BEAST is currently slated to play before the following shows (with more showtimes coming in December and January, obviously)… BLAZE– 11/10 @ 5:45 PRINCESS MONONOKE– 11/24 […]
Behind the Scenes shots from FIRST RITES film.
Reviewing a take. shooting at Kave Espresso Bar, the brightest pearl of Buswhick. Anna Bocknek shows off her angelic side. Next step: Editing suite!
Karel Hermanek to star in First Rites!
International theater and film actor Karel Hermanek is slated to play the lead in the short film, FIRST RITES. Produced by Bill Loerch, the film is directed by David Toth based on his short story, FIRST RITES, published in 2015. The story concerns the pivotal moment in a young priest’s life when he […]
The Goodness of “Bad Feminist”
This week’s blog is Isabella Piper’s review of “Bad Feminist”, a collection of essays by Roxane Gay. Isabella Piper is a young poet, blogger and writer. You can find her persistently writing for others and on her own website, isabellapiper.com. She is pursuing a creative writing degree in her near future–in hopes of expanding and perfecting […]
Analog Heart in a Digital World
Wanting to give my photos more texture, I started experimenting with vintage lenses. Using a 30-dollar adapter, Canon lenses gathering dust can be slapped on a DSLR (in this case a Rebel t5, nothing fancy, but we all have to start somewhere). I had a few old lenses lying around, but wanted […]
Beverage Buddy commercial
When Anthony Davis asked me to create and execute a commercial for his new product, Beverage Buddy, http://yourbeveragebuddy.com, I was immediately turned on to its creative potential. Here’s a product that’s easy to describe and lends itself to visual representation. How many of us have traveled on the Metro North, with our coffee cup hugged […]