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Ernie Mosteller
Central Florida
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Interests: Film and Video, Photography, Barbecue, Fried Okra
Recent Activity
There's a devotional I read every day that has a pretty good track record of making me think. But a couple or three days ago, it presented me with a question that I haven't stopped thinking about. So I thought... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2012 at Ernie's Blog
My parents raised me in a fairly religious Methodist home. They sent me to a very religious not-Methodist school. By the time I escaped to college, I thought I'd had enough religion. As religion goes, anyway. I still thought about... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2011 at Ernie's Blog
There's a point in every project, whether it's a 30-second spot, a 3-minute music video, or a feature film, where the thing goes from a bunch of select shots and logged footage, piles of script notes, ideas jotted down on... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2011 at Ernie's Blog
There's always a backstory, no matter what you do When you decide to make a film, though, you at least hope for a good one. This one, in particular, is pretty good, I think. This little film wasn’t just an opportunity for me. It was a calling. The story behind how it came to be, I think, is interesting. And it’s something I feel compelled to tell. Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2011 at Ernie's Blog
"....A really big word. You'll have to live up to it." Almost a dozen years ago, my dear friend Tom Garcia said those words to me over a plate of tamales in a dive Mexican food joint in New York.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2011 at Ernie's Blog
Mannequins. Fourth in the series. Watch it here on Vimeo. Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2011 at Ernie's Blog
Three from a series of...more than three...pieces I shot and directed for friend and LA pop-art furniture artist/designer/icon Lisa Pearl. Her high-end furniture and home accessories feature striking images of mannequin faces; there's even a Barbie series, commissioned by Mattel.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2011 at Ernie's Blog
Second in a series of doc-style pieces I'm directing for the American Library Association. There are lots of different kinds of monsters. Some don't even look like monsters. They're especially scary when they're monsters to themselves. I directed and shot.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2011 at Ernie's Blog
First in a series of doc-style pieces I'm directing for the American Library Association. Yes, the little girl really loves fairies that much, and yes, she knows a LOT about them. No, she doesn't wear the wings everywhere she goes,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2011 at Ernie's Blog
Anyone who knows me knows I love the Sunshine State. It's home. The beaches, the swamps, the live oaks, tall pines, and the gators, as long (as we're talking about the wild kind, and not the orange and blue kind... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2010 at Ernie's Blog
My latest piece for about the only three types of media that matter anymore. Causing a decent amount of positive conversation. Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2010 at Ernie's Blog
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Jun 11, 2010
Here's the press release: Mosteller Directs Exit From Brunner, Signs with MUGSY New York June 7, 2010 - NEW YORK - Ernie Mosteller, until recently VP, Creative Director/Emerging Media for Brunner, and Creative Director for the shop's DC office, is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2010 at Ernie's Blog
Independence, whether you're a country or a person, is a reason to celebrate. For a good portion of my career (in fact, the majority of it, until just recently) I've been independent. Yeah, I know, I've owned a couple of film companies and launched a boutique agency; but those are all independent ventures. I tell people that owning a company is a lot like freelancing, only the upkeep is way higher. But you're still an independent entity. Which means the rewards can be way higher, too. Today, I'm going independent once again. Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2010 at Ernie's Blog
DigitalBuzz has an infographic on YouTube statistics, because it's YouTube's birthday. I've pasted the graphic below, but definitely read the post. Turns out YouTube's birthday is the same as mine. I'm thinking, how appropriate, huh? Five years ago, being the... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2010 at Ernie's Blog
Social media must-read. I was a contributing author to Age 2, and also to the new one: Age of Conversation 3 - It's time to get busy. Get it here on Amazon. Here's the first part of the official press... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2010 at Ernie's Blog
ADOTAS – Longer ago than I want to admit, I was sitting in a directing class at the American Film Institute while the instructor boiled down the role of the film director to its essence: “The director is the ultimate... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2010 at Ernie's Blog
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Mar 15, 2010