March 25, 2018 Episode 210 - David Ash (Living Two Lives in the Twin Cities)

David Ash lives a double life. The 48-year-old treasury director for Ecolab moonlights as a filmmaker. His latest film, Twin Citites, a film about a troubled marriage, a very pregnant wife struggling with writer’s block and a book that’s due, a depressed husband haunted by something in his past who quits his job and then is diagnosed with terminal cancer, premiered in Oct, 2017.


In this episode David & I chat about making a film while working a day job (which is a common theme on this show), what happens when someone at work brings it up, distributing films in ever crowded market place, and tons more.


Pre Show Notes


Congrats to Michael Snyder for winning our latest contest! Mike won a copy of TV Writing on Demand by Neil Landau!

So far we've given away movies, a one year subscription to Masterclass, and several filmmaking books. What else would you like to see given away?

-- Want to help me make a short trailer project?

The weather is finally getting nice in Philly, and I'm finally going to make something again.

I'm aiming for a July 2018 shoot date for a fun, fake trailer project here in the Philly area. I'll be looking for actors, a location manager, and a few other key crew roles.

If you're interested in helping shoot me an email, and put Fake Trailer Project in the subject line.

— Quentin Tarantino Writing Masterclass (A collection of advice)

Over 1,000 views, 45 thumbs up with 0 thumbs down, and a ton of great feedback.

This is a video I edited together from various Tarantino writing advice I’ve heard over the years. Please let me know what you think of it.



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Show Notes

-- ‘If you like Adam Sandler movies, stay away,’ St. Paul filmmaker says about his latest - An interview with David Ash with the Twin Cities Pioneer Press


Twin Cities

TWIN CITIES - Trailer from Dave Ash on Vimeo.

2021 - The Film

2021 from Dave Ash on Vimeo.




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