I made this two-minute short film for you because I love you

Here are two funny reactions I’ve heard after publishing my first short film.
“Are you planning on making a whole movie?”
“Are you trying to hypnotize me?”
The answers are, of course, yes, and yes.
The ease with which I find storytelling visually is astonishing to me.
I’m not bragging.
I’m saying, we all have natural inclinations. I can’t, for instance, rebuild an engine, shoot someone in the face for America, or do a backflip.
But I can point a camera and tell a story.
The biggest surprise I’ve had is how much I love film editing.
My great photography friend Jessica tells me I like editing video, because I am a professional writer, and writing is storytelling, just like video editing.
I think she’s dead on it. Telling an emotional story feels like second nature to me. I’m a drama queen. Or a comedy king. Or some other royal pain in the ass.
If you’d like to encourage me to make more entertainment for you, please consider doing any one of the following things.
A. Subscribe to my YouTube channel, like all my videos, watch them through to the end so that the YouTube algorithm sees that my videos get watched, and write many comments under my YouTube videos. The more engagement you give my videos, the more YouTube will care about you and me, and then I can begin to get money from YouTube. Financial support means more of me and you sharing these bonding times together.
B. Straight up, send me money via my PayPal at:
PayPal.me/yesdoug
C. Mail gift cards, review products, presents, and postcards to me at:
Doug Elfman
PO Box 370736
Las Vegas NV 89137
D. Have your business sponsor my videos: NckYoungblood@gmail.com
E. Change your phone service to $15/month T-Mobile Mint service by using my promo code: http://fbuy.me/n3SGj
F. SEND COSTUMES for Yes Doug to wear in videos (chest size 44/46):
https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2HOR723FH8ABL?ref_=wl_share
G. If you want to buy gear like mine, use my Amazon links:
Main unit: https://amzn.to/2wfpuUp
Second unit: https://amzn.to/395DZYg
Third unit: https://amzn.to/2wqg9cl
Microphone: https://amzn.to/3diSoU7
Mic-to-iPhone dongle: https://amzn.to/3bgFvIw
Phone grip: https://amzn.to/2U65k8n
Universal tripod: https://amzn.to/3dkvFao
Mobile lights: https://amzn.to/2Unp0Dy
Pocket sun: https://amzn.to/3a4JffU
Pro video app: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/filmic-pro-video-camera/id436577167
Green screen: https://amzn.to/3a4IFPg
Portable editing tablet: https://amzn.to/2WsMZ74
Main editing tablet: https://amzn.to/3bjuHJp
Editor: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/lumafusion/id1062022008
H. FOLLOW ME:
Facebook: facebook.com/elfmonster
Twitter: Twitter.com/VegasAnonymous
Instagram.com/Doug Elfman
And let me know how you like this film. It’s a little me me me, but I promise I’ve not turned it o a douchebag.
It’s not narcissism.
It’s art.

All my crazy love,
— Doug

Song
Mon amie la rose
Artist
Françoise Hardy
Licensed to YouTube by
SME (on behalf of Sony Music Entertainment); LatinAutor – SonyATV, LatinAutor, EMI Music Publishing, CMRRA, BMG Rights Management (US), LLC, UNIAO BRASILEIRA DE EDITORAS DE MUSICA – UBEM, LatinAutor – PeerMusic, Abramus Digital, ASCAP, SODRAC, BMI – Broadcast Music Inc., and 5 Music Rights Societies

Written, directed, produced, filmed, edited by, and starring Yes Doug: “Too Much Of A Good Thing: I Love Myself I Love My Life”

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