‘How To Build Trust With Your Documentary Subject’ by Michael LaPointe
"Over the course of a few months I have been writing a movie, LoveTouchHate. LoveTouchHate is the story of a man, Bradley, who transfers love with his touch. Every time he touches someone, he brings himself pain because everyone instantly loves him the second their hands meet, and he never gets to know anyone in his life. (Here is a link to our fundraising site that tells a lot more of the story).
As you may or may not be able to imagine, this was a frustrating, lengthy, and oftentimes painful process; not only because of the very dark emotions I was exploring each day imagining Bradley’s isolation, but for all the normal fears, complications and anxieties we face as writers." says Michael LaPointe….read more here.
Michael LaPointe helms the multimedia company, Pointe Media, which has garnered numerous accolades and clients through the years including being featured in 25 film festivals worldwide and providing content for WB/Reprise Records, Redken, Showtime, and many others.
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