For as long as I can remember I’ve had a fascination with the paranormal. Ghost stories, UFOs, fantasy worlds, the supernatural, all triggered an intense curiosity from a young age that informs my writing and creative endeavors to this day. I wrote about this before in a previous blog, a theme in my work I … More Welcome to The Realm
There are times in one’s life and career when something you’ve dreamt of and worked towards for many years comes to fruition, in a way that far exceeds your expectations and at the same time is exactly how you envisioned it. That time came for me last week. It felt different than my film experiences … More Listen to the Whispers
Whenever I write, be it scripts or novels, I need to find that one idea that I can be passionate about. An emotional spine that will drive the story, and the eventual creation process, forward. In the case of my feature film Displacement, it all boiled down to one sequence that has become fondly referred … More The Heart of the Story
This is an interview I did with my new publisher Zimbell House. My co-author J.K. Ishaya also has one on their site you can read here. Enjoy! Kenneth Mader, co-author of Afterlife, Book One of The Arcadia Chronicles Excerpts of Interview with Kenneth Mader: Personal Facts: ZHP: Where did you grow up, and how did this influence … More Kenneth Mader Interview with Zimbell House Publishing
A crazy thing happened on the way to making my next film. About four years ago, in the midst of finishing production on my latest feature film Displacement, I had this nutty idea to develop a book series based on my short film Passing Darkness. My partners on that project, Debra & Gerald Hopkins and … More My First Novel
After playing in the quantum world for some time with my feature film Displacement, I find myself returning to the paranormal with a new project called Echoes. I suppose one could argue the two worlds are essentially the same, or at least connected in some way. I’ll leave that for scientists and spiritualists to debate. … More A Return to the Paranormal
The 40th Anniversary re-release of Close Encounters of the Third Kind marked a pivotal moment for me. First, I can’t believe it’s been 40 years. I was 15 years old when the film was originally released in November of 1977 (yeah I’m dating myself) and at the time it was a monumental event, both for … More How ‘Close Encounters’ Changed My Life
“…if life only teaches you one thing, let it be that taking a passionate leap is always worth it. Even if you have no idea where you’re going to land, be brave enough to step up to the edge of the unknown, and listen to your heart.” — Marc Chernoff “Practical Tips for Productive Living” … More Jumping Off The Cliff
April 28, 2017 we had our LA Theatrical Premiere at the Laemmle Monica in Santa Monica complete with red carpet, popcorn, and Q&A. It was great to see everyone again! Two years after filming wrapped and a year spent in the festival circuit, everyone had wonderful stories of what they had been up to… and … More Displacement in Theatres and On Demand!
Hi friends, Here at long last is our first Official Trailer after completion of the film, featuring new footage, sound design, original music and our amazing cast. Enjoy! Source: DISPLACEMENT OFFICIAL TRAILER!