I make short documentaries about self-taught learners who’ve followed an interest to success — charismatic people who have become experts in their field. Whatever the subject is that drew them in, that’s what I seek to learn more about. Once the film is made, I try to give it exposure by submitting it to film […]Read more "“A Sound Life” ’20 doc indie-crowdfunder"
Yesterday, after hearing from my daughter that sharks in the San Francisco Bay are dying in unprecedented numbers I made my short documentary public. Steve Shirley guides viewers to understand and to care about the importance of sharks in the San Francisco Bay. Feel free to embed this on your website, but credit my work: […]Read more "Embed “Steve Shirley Shark Tagger” for Environmental Studies"
Peek into Sound Design Mixer Richard Beggs’ self-taught forty-year career.Read more "Ready, Set, Interviews: Documentary about a Sound Designer / Mixer for Movies"
When I opened my Gmail for my newly named film ‘company’ Intrinsic Lifestyle Productions, I read an email from @FilmFreeway. In reaction, I banged my fist on my 1940 Hamilton drafting desk where I was standing, editing as usual. After fifteen months of tedious, albeit interesting, work to teach myself digital filmmaking, my first film in a Manhattan Film festival! […]Read more "Status for “Steve Shirley Shark Tagger” Changed"
San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival, Feb. 22nd – March 2nd, 2015, at the Cowell Theater at Fort Mason Buy your tickets now–the selections at the festival are superb! I wanted to highlight my film, “Steve Shirley Shark Tagger,” an official selection featured in it: Program 11, 7 pm, Monday, March 2nd, 2015 It’s a ‘World […]Read more "Engaging, Memorable, Visually Rich: Buy Tickets Now for the SFIOFF"
Steve Shirley Shark Tagger 1 minute TRAILER Top comment and share from Ocean Research Foundation via Google+ Team ORF is honored to have our Executive Director, Steven Shirley, featured in this film by director Kristin Sherman Olnes with original music by our friend and supporter Mike Gibbons. Here’s a 1min teaser of the film. For your chance […]Read more "“Steve Shirley Shark Tagger” Trailer and SFIOFF Ticket Link"
F.Y.I. SINCE I WROTE THIS, MY SHORT DOC, “STEVE SHIRLEY SHARK TAGGER” HAS BEEN OFFICIALLY SELECTED INTO THE WILDLIFE CONSERVATION FILM FESTIVAL AND THE SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL OCEAN FILM FESTIVAL. I’M STILL WAITING TO HERE FROM OTHERS… Photo by Kristin Sherman Olnes Speeding from a boat on the San Francisco Bay at dawn . It was two days after […]Read more "“Steve Shirley Shark Tagger”: A Crash-Course in Documentary Filmmaking"
Steve Shirley realized if he wanted sharks left to fish for, he better protect them.Read more "Steve Shirley Shark Tagger: A Synopsis of my Short Doc"