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buckallen

Asheville, North Carolina, United States

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Overview

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  • Fluent in English; learning French, Spanish
  • 54, Male
  • Member since 2013
  • Executive Producer Film Maker; Netwo...
  • Univ of Florida BS Degree; Attended ...
  • From North Hollywood , California
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Producer, Writer , Director : MISSION ? Engage & empower positive Global Change with Social Justice Films : Environment; Gender Equality; Conflict Resolution; Dramas; Fantasy. INDIE & SIGNATORY SAG AFT| WGA | DGA Signatory

ABOUT ME

I AM: Funny, polite, easy to get along with and appreciate intelligent conversation from divergent points of view. I am a VOLUNTEER and ADVOCATE for social justice causes including the Environment; Water; World Peace; Gender Equity; Equality for All. I have traveled my entire career and have always enjoyed connecting with "local knowledge".

PHILOSOPHY

" ... Love All, Serve All..."

"Do as much as you can, for as long as you can for as many as you can. "

John Lennon, The Buddha, John Wesley; Indigenous Wisdom; Shamanism; World Culture; Globalists; Free Thinkers.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I participate in CS to host interesting people & share person to person; Also to "Pay It Forward". Personally as a VOLUNTEER I am a CONFERENCE & SMALL GROUP PRESENTER TO NONPROFIT BOARDS OF DIRECTORS AS A SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT to 3rd Party Nonprofits. I am a Certified Drucker Institute Instructor for "THE COLLABORATION CHALLENGEs Social Entreprener processes to utilize name, likeness and logo of Nonprofits & Celebrity Images. AS SCRIPT CONFERENCE PRESENTER: Evaluation of Drama, Myth, Fantasy, Photo Anthology & Portfolios; Written Works; Life Stories; that may be finance able for production & distribution. AS PRESENTER AT NONPROFIT & SOCIAL MEDIA CONFERENCES & SMALL GROUPS RE: BENCHMARK BEST PRACTICES IN SOCIAL MEDIA: Social Media SMM for Nonprofit produced rich media ( sound bites , video segments ) as volunteer for nonprofits and causes. Teach Volunteer & Staff Requirements to execute workflow to deliver photos, video, audio for distribution to advocates to integrate within executable, measurable campaigns & objectives for NONPROFIT AND NGO own SMM Facebook / Twitter / Pinterest / Instagram / Vimeo / YouTube / Tumblr to INFORM, ENGAGE AND EMPOWER through SCRIPT , STORY & EDITORIAL PROCESS OF sharing emotional benefits of their causes to expand membership and create a greater voice for Causes & Advocacy.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I Hosted couch surfing Actors; Actresses; Models; Social Advocates in North Hollywood , CA beginning in 2011. I have been a Couch Surfer in the film community in Atlanta, GA in 2012 during a professional Educators Conference for Service-Learning Instructors & A "Teach The Teachers" Citizen Journalism Project, featuring Greg Mortenson, Author of THREE CUPS OF TEA.

Interests

I enjoy wine & beer tasting--Asheville official "Beer City USA"...most craft brews per square mile. My activities include the local YMCA, Yoga, Hiking, Backpacking, Camping, Festival GLAMPing, Music Festivals. I Day Hike & Segment Hike the Appalachian Trail. Kayaking beginner, Cyclist, Local Music. Enjoy riding the Blue Ridge Parkway via Motorcycle & Harley. Enjoy Books and films that pack story, pathos and wallop.

Music, Movies & Books

FILM DIRECTORS: Coen Brothers; John Sayles; Ben Rock; Gregg Hale; Ang Lee; Oliver Stone; James Cameron; Wes Anderson; Kate Biegelow; Jodi Foster; Ron Howard; Penny Marshall; Robb Reiner

FILM WRITERS: Jamie Nash, Lana & Andy Wachowski; Oliver Stone; Francis Ford Coppola. FILMS: Fight Club; Godfather; Apocalypse Now; Moonlight Kingdom; Princess Bride; Raiders of the Lost Arc; Matrix; Fight Club; Diva; Vanilla Sky; Thelma and Louise; RED; RED 2.

BOOK AUTHORS: Harry Crews; Southern Gothic; Lisa Yee ( Young Teen) Mario Puzo

MUSIC: U2; Klezmer; House; Dub Step; Appalachian; Appalachian Country Fusion; Jazz; Blues; Techno; Trance; Rock; Country; Vintage Blue Grass; Cirque du Soliel Orchestrations

SINGER SONG & SONG WRITERS:Bob Dylan; Jimmy Buffet; Bonnie Raitt;Joni Mitchel; Nina Simone; Louis Prima; Bruce Springsteen; Film Soundtracks; ... and the sound of a Harley " Potato...potato..potato...".

One Amazing Thing I've Done

PHOTOS; ORAL HISTORIES; FILMS & FRIENDS: SACRED PLACES: Appalachian Trail; 27 Trail Heads and River Runs within 2 hours of ASHEVILLE; Patagonia; Florida Keys; Our Ocean's & coral reefs: Nabusimake Colombia S.A.; South Beach SOBE in the Winters for Still Photography Workshops. FILM FESTIVALS: Sundance; SXSW; Havana Film Festival; Telluride; Media That Matters; NTEN; SACRED PEOPLE: Cherokee & Tuscarora Tribal Nations in USA. Kogi & Arachacao Tribal Nation's Mamos in Colombia S.A; Carib & West Indians in USVI; Haiti; Saba; St. Martin; St. Barthe; Bahamas; Puerto Rico. Fellow travelers in UK; France; Amsterdam; Greek Islands; SACRED ANIMALS: Andean Condor; Coral Reefs. AMAZING THINGS DONE: Certify the discovery of 30 new mating pairs of the sacred and endangered Andean Condor, at a secret glacier lake near El Calafayte and Patagonia glaciers in Argentina.

Teach, Learn, Share

I enjoy meeting Artists of all types; Global Travelers with Wonderlust. I enjoy meeting and learning from fellow Advocates. I am a LIFELONG TEACHER & LEARNER. I love to teach and learn... most anything fascinating. I like to collect experiences rather than "things" and I have a passion for a cause...and those that do also

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Bahamas, Cuba, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, France, Greece, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Saint Lucia, United States, Virgin Islands, U.S.

Countries I've Lived In

United Kingdom, United States

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