Friday, December 25, 2015

Week 274: No Editing This Week...Sort of

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Sunday, December 13, 2015

* Exchanged casting session

* Marie's Tree Trimming event

Monday, December 14, 2015

* QWF post

* First Class planning event. I was late by mistake.

* Night at....

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

* I did some recycling today

* Renewed food stamps

* Exchanged meeting at Starbucks

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

* Locating scouting for Exchange

* Organizing...

* Audition notice

* Soup night at Dahéli's

Thursday, December 17, 2015

* Nickelodeon Clashletes audition

* First Class open house

* Disney event. After that the night was over.

Friday, December 18, 2015

* Starred writing CC for the Africa Channel

* Unexpected paycheck

* Night at...

Saturday, December 19, 2015

* The morning talk talk...

* Drome box shoot with Dahéli  & Sparkle

Oprah sketch with Dahéli Hall featuring Sparkle and friends. 

* Edited a video for Osiris and sent it off

* Tape Tape

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Week 273: Fullfilled

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Sunday, December 6, 2015

* Final scene shoot of The Late Night Experiment

Backed up after the shoot. 
Monday, December 7, 2015

* Returned equipment to Kevin Boot. Broke his light yesterday and he was cool with me.

* Photo shoot with Kevin Boot

* Audition notice

* Last Show of Space Jam at Second City

Mark Sipka's Space Jam wins and sets record. 
Tuesday, December 8, 2015

* Editing

* History Channel audition

* Night at....

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

* Full blown editing

* Season 6 promotional flier completed

* Close to completing season 6

* Night at...

Thursday, December 10, 2015

* Editing...

* Wal-Mart

* At...

Friday, December 11, 2015

* Editing complete

* Purchased ticket for Tampa

Saturday, December 12, 2015

* Exchange meeting via Skype

* 4th Round Monologue Slam and Late Night Experiment screening see photos Here

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Week 272: An Experiment from an Experiment

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Sunday, November 29, 2015

* QWF Prepping

* Last scene planning

* In pajamas all day. No Dahéli today. lol.

Monday, November 30, 2015

* Secured ACME, the location for the last scene. Thank you MaTown.

* Planning, editing...

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

* Jury Duty check in and excused

Jury Duty. In, out and excused.
* Suit pick up from Zara with Dahéli

Suiting fitting at Zara. 
Wednesday, December 2, 2015

* Editing

* Zara part 2 fail

* Save and final

* Night at...

Thursday, December 3, 2015

* Audition notice

* Editing...

It was a good day when it ends with salmon. 

Friday, December 4, 2015

* Hair cut

* Global cash card audition (Easter Bunny)

Saturday, December 5, 2015

* Mayme A. Clayton viewing for Exchange

Motown & Dahéli. It looks like we were at the Culver City Festival but
we were only passing by. 
* Food For Less pick up

Getting ready for the big shoot. Thank you Dahéli
* UCB diversity panel event

* Created call sheets, planning for tomorrow

* French house (Juno) gathering with Dahéli

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Thursday, December 3, 2015

Week 271: Thanksgiving to the 6th Power

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Sunday, November 22, 2015

* Season 6 green screen shoot in Sherman Oaks

* Ross clothes/prop return. Tell me they won't accept the shoes back because of wear and I go to another Ross.

* Kevin Boot's equipment return. A little personal rough along the way with...

* Dahéli's dinner party get together. Met Michael Ealy.

Monday, November 23, 2015v

* Miller Coors basketball audition

* Skittles audition notice

* Premier 30 Something joe audition

* Trader Joe's run

* QWF judge inviting

* Call sheet for tomorrow

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

* Season 6 shoot at IOWest

* Skittles audition

* Long day but not too bad thanks to Cedric's help.

* Slept after the shoot

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

* Extra sleeping..

* Dentist filling fix

Great I'm back at the Dentist. It's cool. It's a cool fix. 
* Editing...

* Walgreens photo pick up for landlady

* Thanksgiving prep. Trader Joe's

* Movie: Creed with Dahéli and friends

Thursday, November 26, 2015

* Editing...

Motown & Dahéli giving thanks on Thanksgiving.
* Thanksgiving. Two stops.

Thanksgiving at Mary-Sue's. Thank you!

Friday, November 27, 2015

* Editing...

* Wal-mart

* Email to "W" about a loan.

Saturday, November 28, 2015

* Full day of pick up shorts at Kevin Boot's

I think a bird pooped on my hand. I was getting ready for a shot and there it was. 
*  I got the call and she declined my loan request. It's all in good spirits.

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Week 270: Dancing Into Season 6 Completion

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Sunday, November 15, 2015

* Season 6 shoot. (Likability) Success!

Monday, November 16, 2015 

* Cold day. Windy.

* Organizing footage

* Week prepping

* Audition notice

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

* Caring is Sharing Speaker series anniversary Representation invite.. Agreed!

* Credit Karma audition

* Audience planning (Dec 6th)

* Exchange table read

Dahéli table read for Exchange. It was a success. 
* Two audition notices

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

* Dahéli fitting

* Nature's Bounty audition

* My Crazy Ex Girlfriend audition. Post this audition, my attitude is, "I'm done with theatrical auditions."

Thursday, November 19, 2015

* Planning and prepping

* New green screen location scouting

* Season 6 audio sync

* 11:40pm audition notice. Odd...

* Clothes prepping and shipping with Dahéli (Ross) and Smart & Final nuts discovery.

My tasty lunch.

Friday, November 20, 2015

* Call times sent. Scripts sent for Tuesday.

* Samsung audition

* Two audition notices

* Concession DGA screening

Post confession Q&A screening with Will Smith
* Personal tension with...

Saturday, November 21, 2015

* Season 6. Dance scene shoot. Amazing.

Unloading Kevin Boot's equipment for the dance shoot.
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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Week 269: Production Heats Up - Unemployable

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Sunday, November 8, 2015

* AMF Networking event in Santa Monica. Didn't actually go in but I got my networking on outside on the line.

@ Check into my other home for a few days

Monday, November 9, 2015 

* Recycling cans. Payday and pay up (I'm behind on my rent)

* Planning for the next shoot

* Recovering from Saturday's shoot

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

* Planning for next shoot

* Blogging...

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

* Script is ready

* Casting for Saturday

* Attempt for quick employment with Cooler TV

* Spoke with mentee for the first time in a while

Compliments of Dahéli Hall. If this isn't the essence of Motown Maurice, I don't know what is.
This guy needs his own cartoon show. Keep your eyes open. He might make a cameo somewhere else.
A web series perhaps. 

Thursday, November 12, 2015

* Casting for Sunday

* Frustration with the Cooler TV process. Waste of time. I'm not fit for it.

* Spoke with mentee again

* Returned to the garage

* Conversation with Nathaniel from The African Channel

Friday, November 13, 2015

* Call sheet for Sunday sent out

* DGA movie screening of Trumbo with Dahéli.

* New African Channel idea brain storm. I got it as I was riding my bike doing errands.

Saturday, November 14, 2015

* Clipper game with Mentee canceled. His mom said he can't make it. :-(

* Errands...prepping for tomorrows shoot.

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Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Week 268: Big Week...Big Challenges...The Big Test of Season 6

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Sunday, November 1, 2015

* Disneyland

* See More Disney Here: Disneyland First Timer

Monday, November 2, 2015

* Seed & Spark campaign finally approved.

* First donation from Daheli. Thanks babe!

* Touching base with Kevin Boot. He's ready to go for Saturday.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

* Mentally drained

* Basketball...

* I was on my way to ride my bike to New Life LA to make a deposit for Saturday but I got a call right before and was offered to make the deposit on the day of.

* Donation from Pam and Kori

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

* Less mentally drained

* Fabric pick up

In the Fabric district of LA getting Fabric for Saturday's shoot. 
* Buddhist center visit

Thursday, November 5, 2015

* Call sheet send out

* Chick fil a stop

* Audition video recording with Kevin Cardenas. We reconnected for the first time this year  yesterday.

* Improv show. Went to be an audience member but I ended up on a team competing against Roughly Handsome.

Matt & Motown meeting for the first time and doing improv together for the first time. All in one day.
Friday, November 6, 2015

* Audition video submitted

* Library upload

* Hair cut
Found a new barber. Lew's hooking it up. 
* Season 6 shoot prepping and grocery store run

* Unnecessary misunderstanding with...  

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Head out to the big shoot for season 6
* Season 6 shoot at New Life La Church

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Disneyland First Timer

Post Represents: Sunday, November 1, 2015

It's times like this I wish I was taking more pictures. Taking more pictures like I use to in the earlier stages of my blog. What I have here doesn't truly represent how fun my first Disneyland experience was. Yes, I said it. It was fun. This is experience is compliments of my partner Daheli. By the way of Travis. It was a wonderful time. Thank you! 

Daheli & Motown biting into a turkey leg. Fred Flintstone style. 
Mickey Mouse Ferris Wheel

Angie, Daheli, Motown & Jasmin on the Rocket. 

Video 1 - Bumper Cars 

What's up Donald Duck

Video 2 - Tea Cups 

Splash Mountain. No comment. 

Thanks Mickey! 

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Week 267: Ambiguous Contemplations Perplexed Mental Sensations

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Sunday, October 25, 2015

* Planning...

* Start of a 3 night getaway at my other place :-)

Monday, October 26, 2015

* Was supposed to have jury duty today but the phone line said no need to show up. I probably wouldn't of shown up any way.

* Aaron's house editing

* Seed & Spark finalizing

* Wal-Mart run

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

* Season 6 writing completed.

* Callback notice (Surprised)

* Blogging...

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

* Tostitos callback audition

*Africa Channel writing

* Season 6 script/audio? editing

* Basketball...

Thursday, October 29, 2015

* African Channel proposal sent

* Monologue slam judge invites sent

* Seed & Spark submission awaiting approval

* Season 6 script editing (draft ready)

* Improv show @ IOWest

Roughly Handsome wins again. Yeaaaaa

Friday, October 30, 2015

* Unmotivated day...head pressure...It's possibly the results of a productive yesterday (Thursday).

* Went for a walk to get some fries and tacos from a Mexican-American restaurant down the block. When I arrived I ordered and realized I had no cash on me. My order was to small to pay with a cards. Grrrrrrr.....

* Editing season 6 versatility audio clip

Saturday, October 31, 2015

* Life Drawing Modeling opportunity search

* Happy Halloween

 Halloween time with Daheli & Motown. 
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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Week 266: The What's Next Effect

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Sunday, October 18, 2015

* Breakfast. I'm really living the good life right now.

This was good. Thank you my love.
* Blogging....

* Editing (Late Night Experiment, ABW and Aaron's House) crowdfunding videos

* Walking with my friend Carmen

Is this a dog or a deer?

Monday, October 19, 2015

* Completed LNExp crowdfunding video again.

* Working on Seed & Spark page, verbiage and incentives.

* Creative District submission

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

* Resting...

* Seed & Spark feedback x2

* Basketball

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

* Writing season 6

* 3 Audition notices

* NBC Short Cuts film festival

NBC Annual Short Cuts Film Festival
with Daheli Hall & Whenda Woodley

Thursday, October 22, 2015

* Tostitos audition

* Hosting audition at Warner Bros studio (Conan's offices) (Celebrity Feeding Frenzy). I was one day early. I didn't realize it until I got there. I'm glad I got it out the way.

* Season 6 writing

* Ruggedly Handsome cage match. They win again.

Ruggedly Improv wins again. Yeahhhhh

Friday, October 23, 2015

* Writing...season 6 planning.

* Necessarily arguing...M&D weekend plans are canceled.

* Audition notice for Saturday. That's odd.

* Honest letter notarized for my landlady

* Marie's B-day celebration at the Next Door Lounge

* Voice over audition submission

Saturday, October 24, 2015

* Audi audition

* Aaron's House shoot at Kevin Boot's

Aaron's House Pitch video Wrap with Kevin Boot, Herve Ambwa & Motown Maurice

* Conversation with Nathaniel, aka Africa Channel. It went well.

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Friday, October 23, 2015

Week 265: Feedback, Standback, Sitback?

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Sunday, October 11, 2015

* Farewell BBQ for Chris at Kevin Boot's place.
Farewell Christopher Paul Campbell. Thank you for everything. 
Monday, October 12, 2015


* Audition notice...

* Seed and Spark feedback

* Phone call from Whenda

* Basketball...

* M&D talk and laundry

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

* Low spirited day

* Writing stand up jokes

* Phone call from Roderick. Building my production team.

* Nickelodeon straight to callback audition

* Trader Joe's run

* Concerned Black Men conference call

* Conversation with Juzo. He's on board for season 6.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

* Another low spirited day

* Writing jokes for tomorrow

* Camera pick up

* First time participating in a Buddhist chant

* AWB pitch video editing

Thursday, October 15, 2015

* Stand up comedy show at Angel Brewery with Trent Bruce. Also a recording for season 6.

After my stand up performance.
Whenda Woodley, Daheli Hall, Motown Maurice & Trent Bruce  
* Daheli's improv show. Congratulations Ruggedly Handsome.

Ruggedly Handsome wins. 
Whenda Woodley, ...., Daheli Hall, Motown Maurice & Travis...
Friday, October 16, 2015

* Blogging...

* Recycling bottles and cans. Made $23.00 today.

* Trader Joe's (M&D)

Saturday, October 17, 2015

* Aaron's House pitch video editing

* Return camera to Kevin Boot. Beer and chat.

* Seed & Spark video update...editing...

* Taste of Soul

Taste of Soul family festival
Taste of Soul family festival featuring Jon B. 
Carmen, Daheli & Motown
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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Week 264: The Beginning of the End

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Sunday, October 4, 2015

* Blogging, planning, dinner...
Black Rice Sunday. 
Monday, October 5, 2015

* Successful shoot. Season 6 opener at Vasquez Rocks with Chris Campbell and crew. Rough start but it made it happen.

* Returned sandals props to Walmart the same day of the shoot with sand and all.

* Assisted Daheli with with recording her Seed & Spark video

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

* Seeked out the the finale scene location for season 6 at ACME and it's perfect

* Music real estate reality show submission

* The ACME tour guy is also a bike guy. Upon arrival he noticed my bike was giving me trouble and he he helped me fixed a problem with the brake. My bike rides much smoother now.

* Basketball...

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

* Stayed home

* Seed & Spark editing...

Thursday, October 8, 2015

* Dentist visit
All my cavities are gone. According to the dentist. I have new clear f\ililngs now.  
* More Seed & Spark editing

Korean BBQ anyone? 
Motown & Daheli enjoying Korea BBQ

Friday, October 9, 2015

* More music real estate reality show submissions

* Working on my Seed & Spark verbiage and submitted the video for reviewal.

* Anticipated M&D weekend begins...

Saturday, October 10, 2015

* Bank stop

* Community event

* Hair cut
Somebody is getting cleaned up. 
* Movie attempt failed

* Party City return. I only needed some of Monday's props (season 6) for one day.

* India Sweets pick up for a BBQ invite

* Art gallery event with Broni

* Steve Jobs movie screening at DGA

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