March 14, 2020

During a meditation I envisioned myself in a comfortable endless void. Though I tried to sit comfortably within the void, still, present and spiritual, I realized is that I was actually far from any of those things. I was consumed with the business of the day, the drea...

September 12, 2018

April 29, 2019 - Easterseals Announcement - (3 min read)
Cory Reeder nominated for Best Film at the 2019 Easterseals Disability Film Challenge.

August 25, 2018

On Film Festivals (part one)

On Film Festivals (part two)


This is not a definitive list. This is something I've been able to cull together over the years. Some fests are no-brainers because you've heard of them, others may be deep-cuts or b-sides worth checking...

July 31, 2018

A new article about me was just published in Voyage LA Magazine, enjoy!


 photo credit: Stephen Steelman 

July 24, 2018

HOLY CRAP, there are a lot of film festivals. How do you pick? Which ones? How many? Let's get into it... FACT: You will not get into the majority of festivals you submit to.

July 17, 2018

The burger is worth a visit, just for that honey drizzle. If the kitchen had some sliced bacon and a thicker slice of that hook cheddar it'd be...

July 12, 2018

I've made a lot of short films and submitted them to all of film festivals. Along the way, I've learned enough about the short film festival circuit that friends, and friends of friends come to me for advice. Here's my two cents, I hope it saves you thousan...

July 5, 2018

The weight of the world finds our shoulders and settles in. What are we to do then? Where do we go? How will we survive, and often at the core is, how do we find happiness? Because one thing we know for sure... this life can be long, very long.