Star Trek Illustrating the Ultimate Bias

What It Means To Be Unbiased

Whenever I think of bias and prejudice, I always think of that classic Star Trek episode, “Let That Be Your Last Battlefield”. If you haven’t seen it before, it’s about these two alien races that hated each other because each one had the colors black and white on the opposite side of their faces. That episode […]Read Full Post

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Why 1 Plus 1 Doesn’t Always Equal 2

I have a friend named Randy who was a theoretical mathematician. Randy did the kind of math that made your eyes cross and your brain cramp! One day I was talking to him about his work and he attempted to explain to me how math works by stating, “1 plus 1 doesn’t always equal 2″. […]Read Full Post

new endeavors

New Endeavors

As a paralegal for a number of years I have written many documents for attorneys.  Always someone else’s thoughts and very structured. So the opportunity to write my thoughts, share my views on a matter, was very appealing. So I was excited to change careers and begin working on documentaries. The crowd-funding campaign for Citizens*, […]Read Full Post

Citizens* Non-Profit Crowdfunding Campaign is Live!

Citizens* Crowdfunding Campaign

The office of Handrawn Pictures (HDP) is buzzing with the kickoff of our crowdfunding campaign! We are busy connecting with people and organizations who agree with HDP that Citizens* has a message that must be told. Crowdfunding is a collaborative funding process for people who share a common goal. It creates a community. For independent […]Read Full Post

Still frame from the film Citizens - border family.

A Scene From Citizens*: The Border Family

One of my favorite scenes while filming Citizens* was when I was shooting in Imperial Beach, CA at the Border Field State Park. The park is old ranch land, scrub brush, and sand and borders the Pacific Ocean and Tijuana, Mexico. I was invited to join a group of students who participate in discussions about […]Read Full Post


Why a fiscal sponsorship?

Our film Citizens* has been in development and production since 2009. We have been working after hours and weekends to complete this important film. With the passing of time, we realized that our passion project deserved our full time focus. So we have set out to do just that. And, this is where From the […]Read Full Post