Conundrums.

What do you do when restoring personal credit can cause legal harm to those you don’t want it too?

Find loopholes I hope.

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Yes I Care

Tomorrow is my mother’s birthday and while there are other matters in life more important than family at times I must always remember how important it is to attend such events even if it is simply for a dinner.

I don’t talk about family much but I do have a son and parents that have been married 46 years. I also have extended family that I care about. I’ve left many friends from my past as situations are temporary much for me.

My life and world is simply different from their’s and it is hard to be relatable to non-media oriented people at times and yes even family.

My brain is so hard wired towards media it kind of comes down to food, dogs and weather. Oh, and borrowing money. LOL!

I know it sounds funny but usually those subjects keep me out of trouble if I just take the clue and quit trying to manipulate everything into media. It’s actually tough as years of dedication have done this to me good or bad.

That’s about as honest as I can be.

Michael Lee Burris

“I will never stop driving a creative revolutionary wheel of desire and determination always needing genuine help along the way.”

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UGH!

Bank proposal’s and professional help. That’s all I have to say about that.

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What’s New?

What’s new for me is an awesome outlook.

Everyday I come up with new story idea’s and while I don’t particularly care to write them out much I still think it is important to jot dot, catalogue and group idea’s.

It’s not that I can’t write and write well; it’s just sometimes I see the world I’m trying to mold myself for as more of a manipulation of idea’s I prefer to run with.

I once made a “pulse” of America audience forces template that rang true much and while there is no 100% predictability factor to anything I still think it is helpful to stay mindful of such.

A lot of veteran’s out there periodically post about what’s selling. I think sometimes years into the future as to what will sell. So far I’ve been pretty good about it.

Michael Lee Burris

“I will never stop driving a creative revolutionary wheel of desire and determination always needing GENUINE help along the way.”

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Excerpt: Directing On Page

Yes this could be better written and it is directing on the page. But it was just something different I tried. I cannot divulge what the story is about and it actually becomes much sicker; as sick as The Revenant. In addition location and time is known and depiction is more detailed but many should get the just of this effort. Action is also capitalized in a better version.

I also have a post traumatic scenario involving a young woman and a sick situation but I decided not to put it up as it truly is sick; as sick as The Revenant.

This is also a story based on true events.

Again this is a very rough draft as to give nothing away nor is this a military holocaust scenario or resident evil or horror in the traditional sense.

 

VERY COLD OPEN:
Screen is black, music starts, sick, sleazy, cheap, grainy
yet well orchestrated like seventies porn, thrashing metal
also punk like, angry, angst, violent.

EXT. LOCATION UNKNOWN, TIME UNKNOWN

VIEW IS AERIAL
Music continues background in tone.
It’s twilight, dawn or dusk, faded city lights in distance
not well maintained. Thunder pops lighting streaks,
dilapidated building comes to view. Frames roll gritty as
building rain in foreground, background, no touch of grey,
all grey.

View gets closer to building, sun starts to rise, grey gives way to variance
in tone, color, yet still gritty, foreboding as we inch
closer perhaps wishing it had stayed grey to ease what is to
come parallel to musics preparation for us.
Death, destruction, crime, corruption, homeless tattered
clothes, covered in filth, reeking from visual depiction
alone, a true holocaust representing ages all.

View comes to street level pans and holds at building entrance. (More detailed)

INT. DILAPIDATED BUILDING
Upon entering building “Ratso Rizzo’s” place from Midnight
Cowboy looked like a palace in comparison. Outside was no
better or worse than inside, strewn around, same picture of a
human holocaust. (This is also much more detailed)

Music ends only to be replaced with coughing, wheezing,
moaning just as sick and sleazy as the music. Not a sound a
normal human wants to hear or could even tolerate prolonged
without getting ill themself. Picture is now engrained within our minds as we exit.

In hindsight this could be considered troll bait but it was never my intent to do such to people. 

All screenwriting starts as crap. It is sad that some people at one time actually thought this an efforted attempt at some real completed work of screenwriting. Why would anyone put up anything golden unproduced on any site except maybe a cancelled show spec. This was just an attempt to show a different skill set for a few director’s who might want such polished.

It was sad some personal attacks this caused. It could have cost the firing of people in today’s world. Anything in blue was not in the original post.

Michael Lee Burris

“I will never stop driving a creative revolutionary wheel of desire and determination always needing genuine help along the way.”

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Big Idea’s

You know sometimes I live in such a fantasy world in reality that I get such big idea’s like how write trilogies, design theme parks, paralleling launching, thinking years in advance that I forget the small stuff.

I truly do what I think is Imagineer type thinking but I forget how to do the small stuff and come down to practical thinking. Women are great for this. Well most after in they are in their thirties or better anyway.

I used to think this was an illness in a way and perhaps there is some truth to that. Is creating crap all the time an illness. I’m not talking about social media so much as that is easy to break away from. What I am talking about creating idea’s from nothing to immersion experiences.

I work my ass off in so many different ways other than the practical. It’s partially due to physical limitations that probably are not all that severe if I try but realistically they do exist and on top of that I have bi-polar.

Sometimes I also feel demographically speaking I cannot get my proper medication. I honestly don’t care about money when I have the basics that I need and a few wants but when all that runs out from my small personal monthly income because I try to improve situations and environment to much I sure get depressed.

I wrote a movie based on such theme (With many other layered themes) once because while all is not well on a personal level on a creative level nothing can stop a man like me.

I’ve heard people say before you are the only one stopping you and this may indeed be true but damn it; is the practical world necessary at some point. I kind of hope not and this doesn’t make me lose touch with reality either.

There is probably some beautiful dialogue here if I really thought about and I don’t think this blog today is too personal either. I can think just about like anyone. I can write my ass off and I could probably have a polished episode of nearly any show I chose within 3-4 weeks. Probably 3 with the right collaborator’s and inspirational type people just like myself.

I feel destined to screw up sometimes because of lack of a truly helpful support team. I belong locked into a damn studio somewhere to work on a never ending multiverse of projects.

Here’s another thing and I don’t have to prove it but I truly can think like a Walt Disney. My life and culmination of experiences somewhat parallel’s his only in a longer time frame of life on a personal level. But here’s the thing anyone who has been successful you can parallel aspects of life with truly.

I’ve always been the introvert kid picked on standing outside the circle watching life as an observer but nowadays I have evolved to also be a social butterfly in a sense.

In healthcare I used to be the happy go lucky make you laugh, make you smile in shitty situations type guy and those are the people I always need around me now.

I’ve been an ass, I’ve been arrogant, I’ve been humble, I’ve been apologetic, I have been on the extreme side of right and wrong, I’ve been fallible and because of my dedication I’ve also been near infallible almost as perfect as one can be. I’m not an actor but damn with my life experience sometimes I sure wonder why I’m not. Perhaps it is just my fortunate or unfortunate being born with a lack a vanity or destroying any healthy vanity I did have with crappy decisions in my youth.

All experiences make us who we are. I’m a mostly good person that should stand up for myself in life more and create more opportunity for myself. (Even practical opportunity for myself as I cringe) but I also can’t lose sight of what I’m truly meant to do and be.

Serious practical life periodic struggles suck. 

Funny how all that rambling comes to one impactful line of dialogue.

Michael Lee Burris

“I will never stop driving a creative revolutionary wheel of desire and determination always needing genuine help along the way.”

 

 

 

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Strange Day

Today is a strange day simply because I’m desperate but don’t care.

Sometimes I live my life forwards and backwards it feels. Money is such a strange thing in a way.

While money is freedom veering towards such reality of things such as “real job”  can be detrimental for a writer. Perhaps the struggles of commitment and sacrifice for such commitment pay off.

If only I could be as dedicated to relationships as I am to my career I’d have it made. Realistically I can’t though. The reason why is simply because of time management.

To me it is worth it and it’s going to be hard pressed to find a woman who can or wants to put up with that.

Today needs to a catalogue day and it’s not that I’m lazy. Here’s two old spec.’s from cancelled television.

I’ve gotten much better since these two. They were decent though.

MarryMeSpec4

GMWspec.2

 

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Its’s Sunday

Peace to you all. Simply because our creative minds need it sometimes.

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