It is my very great pleasure to announce that I have just signed a distribution deal for my short films with the Canadian company, “Ouat! Media” (pronounced “what”).  Given how difficult it is to find any outlet for short films beyond the festival circuit I am feeling quite proud.

On the flip side, this does mean that I am going to have to temporarily remove my films from my website.  So if you haven’t had a chance to check out “Ode to Lost Love” or “The Date”, hurry up.  They will be coming down within a matter of days.

Signing the paperwork was an interesting mix of excitement and trepidation.  In so doing I became massively aware of just how invested I am in my work.  Why else would I feel this reluctance to part with it?

Placing the papers in an envelope and trekking down to the post office was akin to saying goodbye to a member of the family after a most thoroughly enjoyable visit; a bittersweet moment indeed.

And yet, distribution is all part of the process.  In many ways, distribution is what it’s all about.  Ultimately, having a distributor is a good sign that I must be doing something right.  And who can argue with that?

So after handing the sealed envelope to the clerk at the post office, I took a deep breath, went back to my car, and turned my attention to my next project.

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