News: 1/13/2009  

High-Fives : Destin Daniel Cretton

Tomorrow Destin Daniel Cretton will check his luggage and board a plane to represent San Diego with his most recent film, Short Term 12, at Sundance.  The incredibly moving piece has screenings scheduled for the festival in Utah this weekend, but has also found its way into a number of others including the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival in France.  This is a major accomplishment and we wanted to share some of his favorites now so that you can say you "knew him before he blew up."

Five most played records
1. The Polyphonic Spree - Together We're Heavy
2. The Muppet Movie Soundtrack
3. The Sinatra Christmas Album - any time of year
4. Joel P. West - Dust Jacket
5. Writer - Blood Drops

Five trips you want to take
1. India & China
2. South America
3. USA by motorcycle
4. The Moon
5. Spain

Five resolutions for 2009
1. Make good stuff with good friends.
2. Spend time with my sisters & brothers.
3. Buy a motorcycle.
4. Learn how to cook one incredible meal.
5. Don't take resolutions too seriously

Five San Diego restaurants/bars
1. Ortiz's Taco Shop
2. Cotijas Taco Shop
3. The Cat Lounge
4. Stumps Supermarket
5. 7-11, corner of Voltaire and Catalina

Five things you can't live without
1. burritos
2. honest friends
3. good stories
4. mi familia
5. wonder

Five compliments you've given recently
1. Whoa, that's so good.
2. Cool jacket.
3. I wish I could write like that.
4. Wow, I can't even smell it.
5. Did you clean the bathroom?

Five recent purchases
1. a california
2. bean, cheese and egg
3. shrimp california
4. veggie
5. carne with cheese

Five words of wisdom
1. Be
2. Nice
3. To
4. Your
5. Mother

Tags: Film, Destin Daniel Cretton, Short Term 12, Sundance


wow, I can't even smell it... good luck at Sundance!
Zack Nielsen made this post on 1/13/2009 at 11:22 am
make it happen daniel
wes bruce made this post on 1/14/2009 at 12:31 am

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