Yes, we're back online at - Thankfully!

This statue to the left depicts how I felt the past couple of days, while I waited for someone in management to manage our site.

By the way, this photo was taken in Juhu, one of the soundstage complexes for Bollywood films outside of Mumbai.  Not far from it was a hand painted sign depicting a black jaguar and the warning "Don't wander off the set, as people have died here."  So - if you're ever lucky enough to make a Bollywood film, these are the kinds of things you need to consider.

Meanwhile, we're back to celebrating the DIY filmmaker and the DIY film.  We've got entries from all around the world.  Documentary Filmmaker MIREL BRAN from Romania, won last year's winner for Securitate Hunter  
has submitted two new documentary films.  We've got entrants from as far away as New Zealand, Australia and South Africa.

We like to feature and promote filmmakers who create their own DIY experience - and we believe that everyone who has a story to tell and a camera, should be encouraged to pick it up and show and tell.

Here's a photo of a cappuccino made by a barrista in Santa Monica the other day.  Looks like a golden laurel.  An appropriate award for someone who puts all the effort into one small cappuccino - and yet, it's a work of art.  You can find art anywhere if you only look for it.  And the more we can encourage people to look for art in their own lives, a better place the planet will be.

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